Lunch links: Collin Klein's closest confidant
November, 14, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Yeah, it can be hard work. But every time I look one of these kids in the eyes, and he calls me coach? That's how I know I agreed to be a coach.
- Heisman front-runner Collin Klein's closest confidant? His younger brother, Kyle Klein. Dave Skretta of Associated Press writes about the relationship between teammates.
- Kansas coach Charlie Weis is trying to rally his fan base to show up for the final home game of the season, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World. He wants his seniors to finally experience success.
- Here's a report from Darrell Royal's memorial service on Tuesday afternoon. The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls writes about the goodbye to a legend.
- Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman writes about the best part of West Virginia's addition to the Big 12: The Mountaineer mascot.
- Can West Virginia fix its "junior-high" mistakes with elementary solutions? Allan Taylor of WV Metro News looks at the issue.
- Interesting note: Oklahoma State went head-to-head and won in a ratings war with Oklahoma on Saturday.
- Iowa State is getting serious about eyeing a bowl bid. Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register tackles five questions facing the Cyclones.
- Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star writes about Kansas' odd mix of big rushing totals and a lack of wins.
- John Helsley of The Oklahoman profiles Oklahoma State's special teams Swiss army knife, Quinn Sharp.
- Sean Keeler of Fox Sports looks at the relationship between this Kansas State team and the 1998 squad.
- Texas Tech might be able to win its way into the Alamo Bowl with an upset in Stillwater, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- The four-game losing streak is unlike anything Dana Holgorsen's ever experienced, writes Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.