Lunch links: Inspiring story ends with bowl
December, 16, 2011
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
- Barry J. Sanders will be a conflicted man watching this year's Fiesta Bowl. Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman reports the Cowboys and Cardinal are the blue chip recruit's top two schools.
- Blaine Irby is an amazing story at Texas, but it's coming to an end after the Holiday Bowl.
- Kansas added a new 2012 commitment, a defensive lineman. He's the second since Weis took over in Lawrence. Turner Gill is getting settled in his new home at Liberty, and some of KU's staff may be coming with him.
- Weis' contract looks smarter by the day, writes Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- One quick photo made an unforgettable night timeless for some Oklahoma State fans, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman.
- This year's Cotton Bowl will be full of nostalgia for K-State athletic director John Currie, writes Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star.
- Oklahoma State scored big again in Kansas on the recruiting trail, reports colleague Damon Sayles.
- Travis Haney of The Oklahoman offers five players to watch for Oklahoma in the Insight Bowl.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State