Lunch links: The Gundy Strikes Back
July, 30, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
- Texas coach Mack Brown insists his QB job is still up for grabs. Should anyone believe him? Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman is justifiably skeptical. Bohls also explains why Gary Patterson won't leave TCU and more in his Nine Things and One Crazy Prediction.
- (Mostly) ladies and gentlemen: The Gundy happened again this weekend. Kelly Hines of the Tulsa World explains.
- Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman tracks the unorthodox beginning to Oklahoma State secondary coach Van Malone's career. She also updates a subtle (but important) change to the Cowboys' unis.
- The Big 12 doesn't play defense? Not so fast, says Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail.
- Parity has arrived (sort of) in the Big 12 Conference. What's it mean? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman asks the league's coaches.
- Kansas State's Arthur Brown is a quiet guy who has stepped outside his comfort zone to become a leader, writes Kevin Haskin of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Kansas has reportedly contacted a linebacker from Penn State.
- Landry Jones is looking for the same thing (basically) in his new receiver as he did with his new wife: chemistry.
- Bob Stoops wants more contact with his players during the summer.
- Oklahoma State's board of regents is meeting to discuss protocol in a situation like the one Penn State encountered this year.
- Kansas will be employing a veteran offensive line this season, writes Austin Meek of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal takes you on a trip through Texas Tech's receivers on the roster.
- There was a little roster madness at OU this weekend. Much ado about nothing, methinks.
- Dave Hickman of the West Virginia Gazette breaks down the importance of the kicking game for West Virginia in 2012.