Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
We don't get much rain in San Antonio -- or at least we haven't this year.
But it still doesn't explain why my home wireless service and my aircard both went out this morning as soon as the thunder and lightning hit.
Thank goodness for my local branch of the public library for delivering these lunch links in a timely manner. I'll remember this the next time they have a bond drive.
After dancing between a few raindrops on my way, here some prime discussion points across the Big 12 today.
Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register writes about Saturday’s intriguing matchup between old school 67-year-old coordinators born nine days apart when Iowa State’s Wally Burnham faces Iowa’s Norm Parker.
The Norman Transcript’s John Shinn writes about Oklahoma’s upcoming offensive challenge playing without Sam Bradford.
Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman tells the San Antonio Express-News’ Brent Zwerneman that he's conditioning his team like it was playing basketball to prepare for running its new no-huddle offense.
Colorado’s ballyhooed offensive line must markedly improve if the Buffaloes will be able to win in Toledo Friday night, Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera writes.
Nebraska redshirt freshman linebacker Sean Fisher tells the Lincoln Journal-Star’s Brian Christopherson that he had a "blast" during his first start for the Cornhuskers.
Baylor will attempt to keep momentum soaring during a bye week after last week’s emotional triumph at Wake Forest, the Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner reports.
Alex Beecher of the University Daily Kansan rips Kansas for its easy nonconference schedule.
The Austin American-Statesman reports that Texas will be facing the challenge of playing in the 7,220-feet above-sea-level environment at Wyoming’s War Memorial Stadium, the highest elevation of any FBS college football stadium.
Want an explanation why Nebraska is gunning for the September championship of the Sun Belt Conference? Omaha World-Herald’s Tom Shatel provides one.
Kansas offensive coordinator Ed Warriner offseason “research project” paved the way for Kansas’ emerging running game, Brady McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports.