Big 12 links: Sporting News pegs Suh as first 2010 NFL pick

July, 1, 2009

Posted by's Tim Griffin

It's hard to believe that July is here.

Big 12 teams will be opening camps in a few weeks and the season is a little more than two months away.

To get you ready, here are a few lunchtime links.

  • The Sporting News' way-early 2010 mock draft has Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as the top pick. Big 12 players account for six of the first 11 picks.
  • Bob Stoops received the "rock star" treatment Tuesday night when the Oklahoma Caravan hit Wichita, the Wichita Eagle/Kansas City Star's Jeffrey Martin reports.
  • The Tulsa World's Dave Sittler analyzes the pitfalls if Mike Gundy chooses to call the offensive plays for Oklahoma State again this season.
  • Colorado's athletic department is in the money again. The Boulder Camera's Ryan Thorburn reports that the department has pocketed $610,000 in donations earmarked for improvements at the Dal Ward Center.
  • The Topeka Capital-Journal's Tully Corcoran writes that recent football struggles have made Kansas State ripe for losing a generation of fans across the state.
  • The Columbia Daily Tribune's Dave Matter writes that Sergio Kindle's recent accident, allegedly while texting, has caused him to put down his Blackberry while driving.
  • The Omaha World-Herald's Rich Kaipust goes in depth to describe what Nebraska's 1962 throwback uniforms, to be worn later this season, will look like.
  • The Gainesville Sun's Arnold Feliciano ranks Texas Tech as his No. 20 team nationally.
  • Ted Hutton of the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel explains why Howard Schnellenberger distanced himself from Barry Switzer during his one season as Oklahoma's coach.
  • The Des Moines Register's Randy Peterson predicts five to seven wins for Iowa State this season.



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