Lunch links: What happened to Texas QBs?
August, 16, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
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- Want success this year at Texas? Put this season in the hands of the offensive line, writes Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman.
- What the heck happened to all the QB talent in Texas? Tully Corcoran of Fox Sports examines the issue.
- More than a decade ago, Bronson Irwin was starstruck when an Oklahoma lineman from his town came and visited his school. Now, he's where he dreamed he'd be some day, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman.
- Matt Hayes of Sporting News checks in with former Sooner stalwart Brent Venables, now at Clemson.
- Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune tracks Shontrelle Johnson's road back from his broken neck suffered against Texas last season.
- WVU receiver J.D. Wood's academic issues are behind him. Now, he's focused on production, writes Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette.
- Kansas State running back John Hubert's goal for 2012 is clear: He wants 1,000 yards, writes Corbin McGuire of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Get inside the competition to win the placekicking job at Iowa State. Meanwhile, K-State kicker Anthony Cantele just wants more consistency.
- I went on with Aaron Dickens and Chris Level on 104.3 in Lubbock to talk Texas Tech and preview the Big 12.
- Thank you, Larry Scott. Stating the obvious here, but a pretty silly component to the BCS. Scott rightly blasts it.
- Kansas State center B.J. Finney has gone from walk-on to a leader and the best member of a revamped K-State offensive line. Tony Adame of the Wichita Eagle checks in with the Wildcat.
- This is unbelievably stupid.
- Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal profiles center Deveric Gallington.
- There's no debating the best and deepest position on Texas' defense.
- Athlon has a few breakout Big 12 stars for 2012.
- Kansas' new players are trying to adjust to their new roles as Jayhawks, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
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