Lunch links: Media days final wrapup
July, 25, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Media days come and gone. What was your favorite quote/moment of the week?
- West Virginia made a big splash at Big 12 Media Days, writes Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail.
- Interesting note from Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle. The Belldozer's origin stemmed from Collin Klein. He also introduces you to one of the stars of media day, West Virginia's Joe Madsen.
- Iowa State is putting up billboards in its home state welcoming new commissioner Bob Bowlsby to his own home state.
- West Virginia's getting all kinds of love in its new conference home, writes Steve Greenberg of The Sporting News.
- Kansas coach Charlie Weis revisited a humorous story of his first encounter with Bill Snyder.
- Justin Blackmon pleaded guilty to a DUI stemming from an incident earlier this summer in Stillwater.
- Former Texas star Brian Orakpo's little brother, a linebacker at Colorado State, says he's transferring to Baylor.
- John Hoover of the Tulsa World disagrees with Charlie Weis' assessment that Kansas is virtually the same as Notre Dame.
- Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette says Geno Smith may be the preseason Offensive Player of the Year, but he's still growing quite a bit.
- New Baylor QB Nick Florence talks with Sam Strong at ESPN The Magazine about what it's like to replace RG3.
- Oklahoma State will name its special teams coach very soon.
- Kansas QB Dayne Crist wanted to meet his offensive line before deciding to come to Lawrence. Tackle Tanner Hawkinson talks about those first encounters with Jesse Newell of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Tommy Tuberville is ready to turn the page at Texas Tech and embark on a new season after a rough 2011.
- Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram showcases some of Baylor coach Art Briles' charm on Tuesday.
- Former Kansas QB turned Colorado QB Jordan Webb is impressing his teammates early on.
- Look for Texas and TCU to play on Thanksgiving night.