Lunch links: TCU to the Big 12?
January, 5, 2011
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
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- New Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger's top three priorities should all be improving football, writes Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star.
- Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle pegs his best and worst of 2010 for Kansas State football.
- By not inviting TCU to join the conference, the Big 12 proved it was shortsighted and not looking to thrive long term, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Is Mike Leach a legitimate candidate for Oklahoma State's new offensive coordinator? Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World examines the question.
- Leach told the Associated Press that he doesn't believe his pending lawsuits are preventing him from landing a job.
- Mitch Sherman of the Omaha World-Herald takes a look at Jamal Turner, one of Nebraska's two incoming quarterbacks for 2011.
- Justin Harper of The Oklahoman does the same for the Sooners. Kendal Thompson will enroll early at Oklahoma.
- Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller explains to Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News how he shook off a slow start to rebound and win the Butkus Award.
- Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert has officially signed with an agent.
- New Colorado Jon Embree coach won't be taking the same national approach to recruiting as former coach Dan Hawkins, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera. He wants to focus westward.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
2:00 PM ET Washington State Colorado State 3:30 PM ET 20 Fresno State 25 USC 5:30 PM ET Buffalo San Diego State 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State