Lunch links: Who's having fun, who's not?
October, 3, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Luke Cafferty: From Dillon, Texas, to Afghanistan to Berkeley, Calif., Well played, Jason Katims. Well played.
- Will Texas fans provide an intimidating atmosphere for West Virginia on Saturday? Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman examines the question.
- Oklahoma's Landry Jones has been left behind early this season in a group of Big 12 QB excellence, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman. How does he bounce back from losses? Sooners coach Bob Stoops is watching how Mike Gundy's new injury policy works.
- Jones isn't having much fun, and it shows, writes John Hoover of the Tulsa World.
- Dana Holgorsen, though? You know he's having a good time, writes Tim Griffin of the San Antonio Express-News.
- Hand Geno Smith the Heisman now? Matt Hayes of Sporting News ain't buyin' it. He's also not buying TCU and Texas Tech's undefeated starts, and has some thoughts on Baylor's secondary.
- Is Texas ready to make a personnel change at safety? Randy Riggs of the Austin American-Statesman looks at the possibility.
- Kansas coach Charlie Weis gave his team a history lesson leading into this week's rivalry game against K-State, writes Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star.
- Wes Lunt is back throwing in practice, but he needs to get healthy while J.W. Walsh gets reps, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
- Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World looks at the mismatch facing KU this week.
- The Governor's Cup in Kansas has a new home this week, and K-State isn't looking to change that, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle.
- West Virginia's offense learned a valuable lesson last year about turnovers. Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette explains.
- Texas Tech's secondary is tightening up and daring defenses to throw over the top, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Safety Cody Davis writes about facing Saturday night's adversity.
- Baylor's defense doesn't have any time to feel sorry for itself, writes Will Parchman of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
- Is TCU going to find more depth at running back from its ... backup quarterback? Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram looks at the possibility.
- West Virginia's secondary knows it has to be better, writes Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail.
- Kansas State is doing what Kansas State does to win: Avoid costly mistakes, writes Ken Corbitt of the Topeka Capital-Journal.