Lunch links: Neinas' Big 12 turnaround
May, 31, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Act like a parent, talk like a peer. I call it "peerenting."
- An Oklahoma State player reported a fraud, claiming his bank account was accessed without his consent. He told police a teammate was the one who accessed his account.
- The lack of divisions, both in attitude and design, is a big reason why commissioner Chuck Neinas wants to keep the Big 12 at 10 teams, writes Austin Meek of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Credit Neinas for turning a dysfunctional clan into what's now a united league, writes Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star.
- Is Texas the nation's top surprise team in 2012? Phil Steele says so.
- Oklahoma State's on fire this week on the recruiting trail. The Cowboys added two more commits to the 2013 class.
- Texas added a punter from Duke to its current team.