Lunch links: Depth chart psychoanalysis
July, 18, 2011
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Asked it last night, I'll ask it again. Two of the best characters ever on TV, but which is more cold-blooded? Gus Fring or Benjamin Linus?
- Chicken or the egg? Did Justin Blackmon and Brandon Weeden make Dana Holgorsen? Or did Dana Holgorsen make Justin Blackmon and Brandon Weeden? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman examines the question.
- Texas is trying to clear the air about the Longhorn Network and its plans to air high school games, reports David Barron of the Houston Chronicle.
- Kansas' safeties are full of upside after unorthodox paths to starting roles, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World. He also has another name to watch out for at tight end for the Jayhawks.
- Concerns over the change at offensive coordinator at Oklahoma State are unfounded, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman. Todd Monken's strong pedigree and talented offensive weapons will carry the Cowboys.
- Iowa State added a linebacker to its 2012 class, reports Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register.
- Yours truly and the rest of the ESPN college football blog crew tab each conference's player who is "Next." Who'd I pick? Well, obviously you'll have to click to find out.
- David Conway at the Columbia Missourian looks inside the changing world of compliance departments in a social media-filled world.
- OSU receiver Justin Blackmon talks about what it means to break records.
- Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World offers some psychoanalysis on Oklahoma's recently released depth chart.
- Texas Tech gives a look inside the offseason strength and conditioning program for the Red Raiders.
- Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman tallies up the total career starts for Oklahoma at every position.
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