Lunch links: Big 12 expansion candidates
January, 22, 2013
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
I want to play Golden Tee with Andy Dwyer for 10 hours.
- The Big 12 should add Florida State, Clemson, Pittsburgh and Virginia, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
- New York Jets coach Rex Ryan in Lubbock for Texas Tech's official recruiting visit? Say what? Mike Graham of the Dallas Morning News explains.
- Texas players showed off the Alamo Bowl trophy at a basketball game this weekend, but quarterback David Ash knows the bar is high next season.
- Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman says Oklahoma's offense needs to do one thing: Get Trey Millard the ball more often.
- Baylor landed a juco lineman that was an All-American last season.
- Kansas' coaching staff is shifting a little bit after TCU swiped the team's linebackers' coach. Jayhawks linebacker Ben Heeney was cited for misdemeanor battery over the weekend, though.
- Oklahoma State missed out on Laquon Treadwell, but it was still a busy recruiting weekend in Stillwater. The Pokes grabbed a commitment from a running back after losing Joseph Randle.
- Kansas quarterback Turner Baty is leaving after not playing a snap this season, and the Jayhawks' recruiting wish list lost a couple members.
- Texas landed the nation's top juco offensive tackle, reports Randy Riggs of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Could West Virginia's Geno Smith be Chip Kelly's new quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles?
- Iowa State added a defensive back from California to its recruiting class.
- Get caught up on what you missed in Iowa State football over the past week or so with Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune.
- Is Brandon Weeden's future in Cleveland in jeopardy? Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman looks at the possibility.
- Dayne Crist's draft stock is up, and he talked with Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World about that development.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State