Lunch links: Payday coming for the Big 12?
March, 14, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Today's the last day to sign up for the Big 12 Blog bracket pool. In 24 hours, March Madness will be officially on.
- Is the Big 12 nearing a big television revenue payday? Sounds like that may be the case soon.
- The two arrested Texas Tech players say they're innocent of all charges and an investigation will clear them, reports Tommy Magelssen of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro is back, but can he help bring Texas back into national prominence? Randy Riggs of the Austin American-Statesman tries to find out.
- TCU's search for a new safety has looked to an unlikely source, writes the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Stefan Stevenson.
- The wholesale changes on defense will require a whole lot of patience, writes Dave Hickman of the Charleson Gazette.
- Kansas coach Charlie Weis? Well, he's not quite what most expected, writes Steve Greenberg of Sporting News.
- Bob Hertzel of the Times West Virginian explains a few changes along the offensive line for the Mountaineers.
- Travis Haney of The Oklahoman gets you ready for Oklahoma's pro day today. The Sooners have a new holder, too.
- Former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker entered a second guilty plea for a felony conspiracy charge.
- Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com looks at how social media has impacted the world of college football.
- Could Weeden2Blackmon continue into the NFL? Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman charts the possibility.
- Mike Graham of the Dallas Morning News says the linebackers are the most improved unit in Texas Tech's defense, and explains why.
- Bryan Fischer of CBSSports.com catches up with Oklahoma's offense, which is focused on fine-tuning its attack.
- The Oklahoman's Mike Baldwin offers a look inside RB Dominique Whaley's road back from his fractured ankle.