Links: What is Oklahoma's biggest issue?
September, 26, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
West Virginia's second College Gameday commercial is the best so far.
- Barry Switzer says the biggest problem with the Sooners is they just don't have the talent, writes John Hoover of the Tulsa World.
- If Iowa State is going to do big things in the Big 12, the time is now, writes Mark Emmert of the Des Moines Register. Coach Paul Rhoads says his team can win "five or more" Big 12 games.
- Gary Patterson rehashes a mistake he believes he made surrounding last season's heated Iron Skillet game, writes Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. His defense is back to being like an old TCU defense, though.
- Look for West Virginia to try and stretch the field against Baylor, writes Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- Kansas has plenty of things to fix during its bye week, writes Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star.
- Baylor's history against top 10 teams isn't very strong, but it will put it on the line this weekend, writes Brice Cherry of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
- Time to answer five big questions about Iowa State entering this weekend's game against Texas Tech.
- Bill Snyder is doing it again at Kansas State. Bryan Fischer of CBS Sports explains how he's doing it. Matt Hayes of Sporting News says it's the best coaching job of our time. The Wildcats are trying to get the most out of their bye week, though.
- Succeeding on defense in the Big 12 is different than in the Big East. WVU is learning this now, writes Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail.
- Texas Tech's Bradley Marquez has emerged as a go-to guy in the Red Raiders' offense, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- We're about to find out exactly how good Texas is, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
- Can Kansas State handle its new role as the favorite? Joel Jellison of the Manhattan Mercury looks at the issue.
- Please don't do these things, Kansas State.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
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 Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
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