Lunch links: Life change for Blackmon
April, 22, 2011
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Wish No. 3: They remake "Point Break." I play both roles. Keanu and Swayze.
- Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon says life has changed 180 degrees from last year to this year, writes Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World.
- Seems like things are going good, though. Tomorrow is "Justin Blackmon Day" in his hometown of Ardmore, Okla.
- Can Texas A&M go from good to great? It depends on their attitude, writes Andy Staples of SI.com.
- Kansas State has some added options and depth, thanks to newcomers at linebacker, writes Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star.
- The decision on the Fiesta Bowl's future has been delayed.
- How good can Missouri's pass defense be? Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune tries to see if clear skies are in the Tigers' future.
- Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star says durability concerns about Daniel Thomas make no sense.
- What's the truth about spread quarterbacks' translations to the NFL game? ESPN Stats & Information's Sharon Katz takes a look.
- Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert talks to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about his decision to attend the draft.
- Left tackle Jeff Spikes is turning heads at Kansas this spring, writes Jayson Jenks of the Topeka Capital-Journal.