Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Three weeks and counting until the Big 12 championship game. It should be an interesting time around the conference.
Here are some links to get you ready for the finish.
Missouri players met in a players-only meeting after the Baylor loss, the Kansas City Star’s Mike DeArmond reports. AndGary Pinkel tells Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune that “frustration would be an understatement” to describe his mood after losing last week to Baylor.
The Omaha World-Herald’s Tom Shatel explains why Nebraska’s offense should be known as “The Scoring Implosion.”
Bullish 240-pound running back Cody Johnson will get the start for Texas against Baylor -- becoming the fourth different starting tailback this year for the Longhorns, the Austin American-Statesman’s Suzanne Halliburton writes.
The Omaha World-Herald’s Lee Barfknecht writes why a Nebraska-Texas championship game would be the best for the Big 12.
Kansas coach Mark Mangino is desperately attempting to find an answer to his team’s offensive woes, the Lincoln Journal Star’s Curt McKeever writes.
The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls opines about areas of improvement needed for Texas.
The San Antonio Express-News’ Brent Zwerneman describes how difficult close losses are for Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman.
ESPN.com’s Ivan Maisel warns Texas fans that if the Longhorns’ weakened late schedule doesn’t impress pollsters, a strong finish by Cincinnati could.
The Tulsa World’s Bill Haisten writes about the economical model used by Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder to turn around finances of the school’s football program.
A healthy offense gives Iowa State hopes of becoming bowl eligible with a victory in one of its final two games, Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register reports.