Lunch links: Kingsbury is 'anti-Tuberville?'
December, 17, 2012
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Congrats to all the graduates over the weekend.
- What do Oklahoma State fans think about Mike Gundy's flirtations with Arkansas and Tennessee? Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman went and found out. If OSU really wants to screw up a good thing, it need only look to Lubbock, writes The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel.
- Don't look down on Kliff Kingsbury just because one of his peers, Bill Snyder, has track suits older than the new Texas Tech coach, writes Brice Cherry of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
- Jace Amaro is back on the practice field for Texas Tech. Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal caught up with him. And what does "swagger" really mean for a new-look Tech program?
- Great stuff from Bruce Feldman at CBSSports.com on his thoughts about the Kingsbury hire for Tech. He calls him the "anti-Tuberville." Speaking of Tuberville, things got uncomfortable on the Dan Patrick Show when Patrick grilled him about the story he left a dinner suddenly last week.
- Oklahoma State swiped a running back commit from Oklahoma, too. ... for 2014.
- How much longer will OSU DC Bill Young stay around? His health already caused him to miss time this season. Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman has the story.
- Mike Graham of the Dallas Morning News looks at Kingsbury's staff being pieced together.
- Ken Corbitt of the Topeka Capital-Journal looks at the importance of home-grown talent for the K-State program.
- Brittany Hoover of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal has a guide to copying the Kliff Kingsbury stylish swagger.
- Good story from The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey on how Oklahoma receiver Justin Brown helped young'n Trey Metoyer fight through his freshman struggles and battle urges to quit.
- Another bowl game, another must-see matchup for K-State, writes the Wichita Eagle's Kellis Robinett.
- KU has improved its team through the junior college ranks, but it still needs help at receiver, writes Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Great story from Bob Putnam of the Tampa Bay Times on K-State DT Javonta Boyd's life story.
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