Lunch links: Reaction to TCU drug scandal
February, 16, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
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- TCU reacted to the scandal well, but its squeaky-clean image? Tarnished forever, writes Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Gary Patterson's track record and past leadership will get TCU through a situation that will get much worse, writes colleague Jean-Jacques Taylor.
- Was TCU's reaction to the scandal partially influenced by Penn State? Colleague Ivan Maisel wonders, and says WVU won't enjoy its back-to-back games in Austin and Lubbock.
- Who fills the void on the field left behind from the four dismissed players? Paul Myerberg of Pre-Snap Read fills you in.
- Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick could provide some forward thinking and make a good Big 12 commissioner, writes Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com.
- Oklahoma will be playing four games in Texas for the fourth time in school history, notes The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel.
- Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal breaks down what Texas Tech's riddled secondary can expect this spring.
- Forget his age. Brandon Weeden has the tools to become a franchise quarterback in the NFL, writes Jeff Darlington of NFL.com.