Lunch links: Big 12 quarterback curses
October, 23, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Danke schoen, my little dumplings.
- Texas coach Mack Brown voiced some concerns about the Longhorn Network on Monday.
- What did Bob Stoops think about Barry Switzer's assertion that his team didn't have the talent the Sooners have had at other times? He answered that question on Monday.
- Oklahoma State and TCU are dealing with quarterback curses this season. Nobody at OSU knew how bad J.W. Walsh's injury was until Sunday, though.
- That "Play Like a Champion" sign? Did Notre Dame steal it from Oklahoma? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman digs in the archives and asks around for the answer.
- If you're unfamiliar with Kansas State's 16 goals, here's a refresher course.
- Dana Holgorsen wants more maturity from his Mountaineers, writes Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette.
- Oklahoma players have no idea what Notre Dame means in the context of college football history, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman.
- Baylor is trying to make sure the traffic at its new stadium isn't a problem, but it might to cost the city.
- Kansas State's cancelled game against Oregon could cost the Wildcats this year, writes colleague Ivan Maisel.
- Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett is under fire, but Art Briles is standing behind him, writes Will Parchman of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
- Texas Tech can't rely on emotion this week against Kansas State, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Safety Cody Davis blogs about what the win means for this team.
- Iowa State is trying to find an identity on offense.
- Kansas added another juco defensive tackle to its recruiting haul.
- What is rebuilding? Texas and Kansas clearly have two different definitions, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal World.
- Tommy Tuberville looks back on his late-game playcalling in the win against TCU.
- There's no excuse for West Virginia's defense not improving, writes Bob Hertzel of the Times West Virginian.