Lunch links: Texas beats A&M for LB
April, 9, 2013
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com
Jake Trotter from SoonerNation filling in today with the lunch links. Enjoy:
- Texas beat out Texas A&M to secure a commitment from Houston Cypress Falls outside linebacker Otaro Alaka, reports HornsNation's Max Olson. William Wilkerson of HornsNation details why this was a big get for the Longhorns.
- Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman recaps all of the Longhorns' legal issues of late.
- New assistant Jay Boulware hopes he can take Oklahoma's special teams unit to another level, writes SoonerNation's Brandon Chatmon.
- Sooners wideout Trey Metoyer tells The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey what he learned from his true freshman season. Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World says freshman Taylor McNamara is the key to restoring the tight end position in Norman.
- Oklahoma State quarterback Clint Chelf goes with flow, according to The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell. The Tulsa World's Jimmie Tramel writes about Cowboys linebacker Lyndell Johnson moving from linebacker to safety this spring.
- Iowa State assistant Bill Bleil is adjusting well to coaching tight ends, writes Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune. The Des Moines Register's Randy Peterson breaks down where the Cyclones defense is halfway through spring ball.
- The switch has flipped for the Jayhawks this spring, quarterback Jake Heaps tells Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- The West Virginia coaches are keeping quiet about the competition for playing time at wide receiver, writes Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette.
- According to Dom Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, defensive lineman Jackson Richards is making progress in Texas Tech's new 3-4 scheme.