Lunch links: Morgantown ... it's on fire!
October, 9, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Fried bacon cinnamon rolls, y'all.
- Mike Gundy says the SEC will be doing what the Big 12 is doing offensively in five years.
- Casey Pachall's high school teammate, Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro, said he talked to Pachall about getting in trouble, but also said Pachall is "taking some time off."
- A time out is just what Pachall needs. Mac Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram offers his take on what should befall Pachall.
- There were 35 fires and five arrests during the celebration back in Morgantown on Saturday night, reports Carlee Lammers of the Daily Athenaeum.
- Oklahoma State running back Joseph Randle says Kansas offered him a scholarship all the way back in the fourth grade.
- Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette tracks the long-standing relationship between Dana Holgorsen and Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege. Doege's still trying to bounce back from a rough week against Oklahoma.
- Iowa State has opened up its offense after some more conservative approaches, writes Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register.
- Steve Greenberg of Sporting News still has Kansas State atop his Big 12 Power Rankings. Here's how I slotted the league, for comparison.
- Big 12 bragging rights? Oklahoma and Texas just can't afford another Big 12 loss, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- West Virginia's already learning how to be a Big 12 defense. They're getting better, though the numbers make it hard to tell, writes Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- Baylor used the bye week to get healthy for TCU. Will Parchman of the Waco Tribune-Herald runs down who'll be back healthy for the Bears, who are still preparing for both TCU quarterbacks with Casey Pachall's status in flux.
- Jared Barnett is back in the saddle at Iowa State. Can he get it done against Kansas State after coming close last yer?
- Bench Seth Doege? Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal says it's absolutely not time for Michael Brewer to play.
- J.W. Walsh? He's still Oklahoma State's starting quarterback for now. He should stay that way, too, writes Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Oklahoma's offensive line took another hit. Its best reserve lineman is out for the season.
- Kansas needs to have some tricks up its sleeves and get creative, writes Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World.