Lunch links: Forecasting TCU/WVU future
July, 11, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
"When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not." -- Mark Twain
- Iowa State would like to remind you why it's up for an ESPY tonight.
- How have schools fared over history in their first year in their new leagues? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman turns back the clock.
- I'm trying to think of something more ridiculous in college football than giving death threats over a kid decommitting from your school, but my mind is blanking. Good story on a sad subject here.
- Kansas defensive coordinator Dave Campo is out to prove he can be great again, and the road back will be tough, writes Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com.
- Texas Tech wants to provide a better show for its season-ticket holders, and players are handing out the tickets themselves this summer. Very cool idea from the Red Raiders.
- New Longhorns running back Johnathan Gray was named the Gatorade male national high school athlete of the year.
- A different scheme means linebacker competition is heating up at Kansas. Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World tries to sort it all out.
- Sooner Heisman winner Sam Bradford was back in Norman this week for his camp, writes Stephanie Kuzydym of The Oklahoman. Learn more about The Oklahoman's new writer here.
- Former Texas Tech running back Baron Batch writes a touching story about when a good deed grew into something much, much more.
- Oklahoma's lieutenant governor talked a little smack toward the Longhorns at the end of a speech in Stillwater this week, flashing the "Horns Down" sign.
- The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell tracks the odd connection between Oklahoma State and Lamar in Beaumont, Texas.
- Iowa State receiver Aaron Horne took some time to answer questions from fans on Facebook.
- The Austin American-Statesman pegs Texas at No. 19 in its preseason poll.
- The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey walks through a simulated OU season on EA Sports' "NCAA Football 13", where the funniest part is OU facing off against Heisman winner Isaiah Crowell and Georgia in the Fiesta Bowl. Anthony Slater takes you through Oklahoma State's simulated season. Look away, Pokes.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
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