Lunch links: Shifting recruiting power in Texas
February, 8, 2013
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
This is just the best.
- Texas is still a recruiting power sure, but it's not the only major power in Texas anymore, writes Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News says Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury is the perfect fit for Lubbock.
- Don't like Oklahoma State's offensive coordinator hire? Be skeptical at your own risk, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- The college football playoff committee will have 14-20 members, reports colleague Brett McMurphy.
- How the heck did Iowa State get nine guys from Florida to sign up to come to Ames? Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register explains.
- John Werner of the Waco Tribune-Herald writes about Baylor's improved recruiting efforts. With that, the Bears' brand name has gotten a big boost.
- Kliff Kingsbury and his staff are motivated by folks doubting them because of their lack of experience, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman tracks Oklahoma offensive lineman Lane Johnson's crazy run from borderline starter to a possible NFL first-round draft pick.
- Texas is already getting a jump on its 2014 recruiting class, writes Jarret Johnson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Kansas' recruiting class is getting some love nationally, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.