Lunch links: What are K-State's chances?
September, 17, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
He's back ... again. Ninety percent mule, five percent unicorn, five percent awesome.
- Here are five reasons Oklahoma will beat Kansas State on Saturday ... and five reasons it will lose.
- David Ash has the Longhorns offense headed in the right direction, even if he's calling himself the "master of the underthrow," writes Mark Rosner of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Kansas can pull off the upset of Northern Illinois, writes Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- TCU's sluggish win over the Jayhawks cost it a little bit of respect, writes Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- The Belldozer will come face-to-face with the man who inspired it, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. But do the Sooners still need the gimmicky formation?
- Kansas is better, but it's not enough for the Jayhawks, writes Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star. The biggest bright spot, though, is obvious: Takeaways.
- My definition of adversity might differ, but West Virginia's coaches are glad their team responded to a bit in Saturday's 42-12 win over James Madison.
- Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman tells you about the next chapter in one of the Big 12's best comeback stories.
- How will Iowa State handle its new place in an expanding world of media? Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register writes about the changes in the Ames landscape.
- The key to Texas Tech's defensive success so far? The defensive line, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Is this the best West Virginia offense ever?
- Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman has one big surprise from Texas' win and says the Champions Bowl is headed to Cowboys Stadium.
- Baylor's entering a big stretch in its season during the next two weeks, writes John Werner of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
- West Virginia got a bigger crowd than expected on Saturday in the nation's capital, leading to some extra unexpected capital.
- Bill Snyder wasn't happy with his team's preparation in advance of North Texas.