We gotta get the Mountaineer in here as a guest poster.
Texas Tech players visited a hospital and worked with young children, writes Brittany Hoover of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Colleague Ivan Maisel talks about the Big 12's championship game scars.
Oklahoma will open its season at UTEP, but the game will be moved to the night to avoid too much heat.
Kansas State's best signee from the 2012 class has fallen short and won't be eligible academically this fall.
Texas Tech QB Seth Doege has some big goals set out in front of the Red Raiders, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Stewart Mandel of SI.com talks college football kickers, and Oklahoma State's Quinn Sharp implies that he cost Brandon Weeden the Heisman Trophy.
Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail offers some thoughts on the Big 12 from a West Virginia perspective.
Bob Stoops isn't too worried about himself or his departed defensive coordinator, Brent Venables, in their first season apart in more than a decade, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. He also notes that one of the Sooners' most prolific tweeters, safety Tony Jefferson, is off Twitter.
Kansas State president Kirk Schulz is set to join the NCAA's board of directors for a four-year term.
OSU's board of regents is meeting on Friday to consider the next step in facility upgrades for the Cowboys.
Dana Holgorsen isn't allowing the move to the Big 12 to become a distraction this offseason.