Lunch links: BYU and the Big 12
February, 22, 2013
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
I mean, who hasn't made a halfcourt shot while also doing a front handspring?
- Randy Riggs of the Austin American-Statesman has some notes from Texas' press conference to open spring practice. The Statesman's Kirk Bohls disagrees with Mack Brown on the reasons for the recent slippage in Texas' program. Will the Longhorns find an identity, though?
- Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby reiterated that 10 teams is the right number for the Big 12, writes John Klein of the Tulsa World.
- Colleague Mark Schlabach writes about Texas instituting the hurry-up and Mack Brown's concerns over a new rule change.
- West Virginia has found its new offensive line coach, reports Mitch Vingle of the Charleston Gazette.
- Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman takes a stab at projecting Oklahoma's offensive depth chart for 2013. And the defense.
- Ryan Teeples of the Deseret News writes about BYU, the Big 12 and the dilemma of playing on Sundays.
- Pretty funny story here from Rams running back and former Baylor Bear Terrance Ganaway, who's found an unlikely second job this offseason.
- Clint Chelf is hanging on to his starting job at Oklahoma State. Steve Greenberg of Sporting News profiles the Cowboy.
- Texas is hunting for one of the state's top receivers on the recruiting trail.
- Athlon's Steven Lassan has five running backs on the rise in 2013, including one Big 12 star. The site also ranks the Big 12 coaching jobs this season.
- Catch up with West Virginia lineman Joe Madsen at the NFL Combine.
- Looks like Texas Tech is adding one more player to its recruiting class.