After what went down in Vancouver last night, I'll never consider college football fans crazy again. Not even ones from the SEC, eh.
Not Big 12 related, but Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune tells the story of two football programs in Missouri facing real tragedy in this offseason of scandal.
Kansas players A.J. Steward and Daymond Patterson take the early lead for my favorite moment of the offseason, with a video of them taking on some KU women's soccer players in a shootout. Stick around for the very end. Trust me. Heads up for it on College Football Live today.
Blaine Gabbert and Von Miller join a few other NFL Rookies for some fun in Santa Monica, Calif., chronicled by the NFL's "Everything to Prove" online video series. Miller gets a caricature drawn on the beach, and Aggies fans will be glad to know he's flashing the "Horns Down" hand sign in the drawing.
The cover of Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine was released on Wednesday. Texas A&M running back Cyrus Gray; Aledo, Texas, native and UT commit Johnathan Gray; and Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville share the spotlight.
Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman sounds excited to see so much of Mack Brown on the Longhorn Network this fall.
An Iowa State freshman running back has been suspended after being charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Could Mike Gundy and Bob Stoops be future media stars? Dave Sittler of the Tulsa World examines the question.
A few NFL players with Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma City ties were back in town to work in the community, writes Scott Wright of The Oklahoman.
KU football players are among 40 athletes taking part in the Bridge program to help the Jayhawks get used to their new home, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Texas A&M had to eat a grand total of 17 tickets from the Cotton Bowl. And here's Bill Byrne's comments on the bowl survey.
Getcha coffee ready: Oklahoma State and Tulsa will kick off at 10 p.m. ET on Sept. 17.
Despite a down economy, more money continues to be poured into athletic departments. However, of the 22 programs that were self-sufficient last year, five reduced spending. Of that five, three were in the Big 12.
Oklahoma's website has a good breakdown of what the major college football magazines are saying about it.
Colleague Bruce Feldman re-ranked the 2008 recruiting class, and three Big 12 players were in the top 10.
It's looking likely that Trey Metoyer ends up at Oklahoma this fall.