Lunch links: OSU's coordinator change
January, 11, 2013
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
I don't know if you know this, but things with fat in them taste way better than things that don't!
- Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman weighs in with a column on the coaching staff mess in Stillwater surrounding Bill Young's departure. Why was he fired? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman says it's simple. Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman explains what OSU is getting in its new coordinator.
- Iowa State quarterback Jared Barnett is transferring. Bad news for the depth at ISU's position next year. Steele Jantz is graduating, so it would appear it's down to Grant Rohach and Sam Richardson, who ended the year as starter.
- West Virginia quarterbacks' coach Jake Spavital is headed to College Station to lead Johnny Football and be co-OC at Texas A&M, reports Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail.
- Kansas' Dayne Crist is excited to be playing in an all-star game tonight in Arizona for NFL scouts, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Sounds like West Virginia center Joe Madsen is headed to the Senior Bowl.
- Doesn't sound like Tommy Tuberville is having a good start on the PR front at Cincinnati.
- Oklahoma State's Joseph Randle is gone, but Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman looks at the top five games of his career.
- Get to know more about Texas Tech's new running backs coach, Mike Jinks, who made a name for himself at the high school level.
- Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram looks at TCU linebacker Kenny Cain's hopes to attract attention from NFL scouts.
- A former Oklahoma State player is joining the coaching staff.