Lunch links: Big 12 reached out to FSU?
May, 16, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
It’s a progressive culture. Most of them travel by zip line.
- One reason Florida State should bolt to the Big 12? For a better schedule, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- The interest from Florida State is a testament to the Big 12's strength, writes Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune.
- The Big 12 should make its move in relation to Florida State. Sean Keeler of Fox Sports explains the positives.
- Florida State's mad at the ACC? The league's downfall is the Seminoles' fault, writes Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel.
- Former Florida State trustee Derrick Brooks said today on the Tim Brando show the Big 12 reached out to Florida State, not the other way around.
- Charlie Weis is still getting paid by Notre Dame and Kansas, reports Brian Hamilton of the Chicago Tribune. He'll keep collecting checks from the Irish through 2015.
- Texas running back Johnathan Gray's not even on campus yet, but Mack Brown's not mincing words. He'll play, Brown says.
- Mad about the College Football Hall of Fame? It's an organization you can't take seriously, says Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- The move to the SEC was the right one, says former A&M coach Gene Stallings.
- Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com has 10 pleasant surprises from the spring. Two Big 12 players crack the list.
- Oklahoma made it official on Tuesday: Fresno State receiver Jalen Saunders is coming to Norman.
- Texas AD DeLoss Dodds wants a playoff, but he wants it separate from the bowl games, reports Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World tries to figure out what KU's depth chart will look like next season.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
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