Big 12 lunch links: Leach tells Missouri to beware Nevada trip
July, 20, 2009
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Back from vacation with some Big 12 links for your lunchtime edification.
- Mike Leach advises Missouri to watch out for the clacking thundersticks at Nevada's Mackay Stadium before the Tigers' Sept. 25 visit, the Reno Gazette-Journal's Scott Oxarart reports.
- The Columbia Tribune's Dave Matter analyzes some of the new Missouri freshmen reporting to the program and other roster changes.
- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is excited about his new stadium, Richard Sandomir of the New York Times reports. The facility will host four Big 12 games this year.
- Barry Switzer tells the Omaha World-Herald's John Keenan what Nebraska will need to do to return to Big 12 prominence.
- Confidence is soaring among Oklahoma State coaches as they approach the 2009 season, the Tulsa World's Bill Haisten reports.
- Freshman Colorado players Nick Kasa and Parker Orms received a rude introduction to campus life, according to the Boulder Camera's Kyle Ringo.
- CBS Sports.com's Dennis Dodd ranks Baylor No. 98 in his listing of programs over this decade.
- The Tulsa World's Jimmie Tramel ranks the decade's top plays among Oklahoma schools.
- Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan ranks Todd Reesing No. 1 among the biggest star athletes at Kansas.
- The Lincoln Journal-Star's Colleen Kenney has the sad story of former Nebraska player Lynn Finney.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State