Lunch links: Big 12 commish candidates
February, 1, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
So many faxes. So little time. Enjoy your 15 minutes of fame, 1991.
- Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com has four candidates to replace Chuck Neinas as Big 12 commissioner. He also reports the Big 12 schedule has been delayed. Until when? And what does that mean for West Virginia's future in the league? We'll know soon enough.
- We Are Mizzou? We Are Calling For An End To School Raps, writes Joe Walljasper of the Columbia Tribune. Meanwhile, the guys who created the video continue to be insufferable. "The negative feedback is from schools in the SEC and KU," Tanner Brandell said. "People who don't like Mizzou or 40-year-old analysts and critics who wish they were in college pick it apart. ... The amount of negative numbers on YouTube makes sense when you consider how many people we called out." Here's hoping they're pulling a practical joke on America.
- KU's response to Mizzou's disaster this week? Well done, guys.
- Missouri's headed to the SEC, and the result for now? Recruiting battles in Kansas City are heating up, writes Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star.
- Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal tells the tale of two Texas Tech signees dreaming big.
- Mac Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram tells a cautionary tale of a signing day all-star.
- Kansas is taking a gamble on the well-traveled Charlie Weis. The strength of the Jayhawks' class is pretty obvious: Transfers.
- Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register introduces you to a new Cyclone with an amazing story.
- Try to contain your shock: Kansas State may be replacing safety Tysyn Hartman with a ... juco prospect. Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star fills you in.
- Oklahoma State swiped a last-second commitment from Tulsa, reports Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World.
- Iowa State got its new receivers coach from Washington State's old staff.
- Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World got Kansas' assistants' salary information via a public records request.
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