Lunch links: What makes a Big 12 defense?
August, 21, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Big 12 fans? Thoughts?
- The focus for West Virginia's defense is, above all else, being a good scoring defense, writes John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
- Texas Tech linebacker Daniel Cobb was dismissed after he was arrested and charged with felony burglary. A K-State player is in trouble, too, but his offense sounds rather petty and stupid.
- Being a good offensive lineman boils down to one thing, says Kansas OL coach Tim Grunhard. Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World explains.
- Oklahoma State coach Todd Monken opens up about one of the toughest parts of his job.
- Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle examines where the Wildcats are starting 2012 on various top 25 rankings around the nation.
- Get a little indepth with a preview for TCU.
- Despite the struggles, there's reason for excitement in Lubbock heading into 2012.
- Moving from defensive end to tight end was no surprise for the oft-injured Geneo Grissom, but he's excelling at his new position, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman.
- There were no surprises on the recently released depth chart at West Virginia.
- Two more cities in Texas made bids to host the Champions Bowl, reports colleague Brett McMurphy.
- Ryan Robinson made a big play for the Cowboys last year, but he's ready to make a lot more in 2012, writes Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman.
- Iowa State's defensive ends are undersized, so they're trying to rely on quickness, writes Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune.