Lunch links: Patterson's Big 12 favorite
May, 13, 2013
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Hope you all treated your moms right yesterday.
- Gary Patterson talks about his quarterback battle, his team's expectations and says he'd have Oklahoma State as his Big 12 favorite in an interview with Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman has a note on what the Big 12 is doing for WVU's travel troubles, and Texas' shameful move in recruiting.
- Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News says Geno Smith isn't showing any signs of being a diva in Jets minicamp.
- Texas Tech safety Cody Davis could catch on with the Rams, writes Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Davis blogs about his experiences.
- Is Clint Chelf the Big 12's best quarterback? A panel of Athlon writers weigh in.
- An Iowa State sports channel is close to becoming a reality. The Cyclones' latest commit is drawing comparisons to A.J. Klein already, too, writes Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune.
- If you missed it on Friday, Oklahoma quarterback Kendal Thompson was arrested on complaints of public intoxication and interference with the official process. The details of the arrest aren't flattering.
- Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy invited the Duck Dynasty crew to a game in Stillwater, and opened up a bit more about Wes Lunt's departure.
- Bryce Miller of the Des Moines Register tells you what the fight against Alzheimer's disease means to Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads. He spoke with the Register in an exclusive offseason interview. He's not satisfied with six- and seven-win seasons.
- Bob Hertzel of the Times West Virginian looks at WVU's trio who headed to their rookie minicamps last week. Dana Holgorsen talked about the future of the program at a recent caravan stop.
- Ryan Aber of The Oklahoman explains how Oklahoma beat Alabama on the recruiting trail for a running back.
- Big 12 teams are preparing for $22-25 million payouts, reports Jeremy Fowler of CBSSports.com.
- Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman writes about Oklahoma State's chase for a quarterback in its 2014 class, and looks at players who might be breaking records for the Pokes this year.
- Kansas defensive end Josh Williams is gone, but he already left his mark on the program, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.