Lunch links: What happened to Texas QBs?
August, 16, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
There are two specific kinds of people in this world: People who own houses, and people who own condos.
- 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
12:25 4th Qtr 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 38 7:16 2nd Qtr Buffalo 7 San Diego State 14 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State