Lunch links: A recruiting secret weapon
July, 8, 2013
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Back in the saddle.
- Nice story from Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman on the life change that comes with a move to college football's big leagues as it relates to new OSU offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich, as well as a comparison to another low-level coach who made a name for himself at the FBS level.
- Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune writes about Iowa State differentiating itself with hand-written notes in the high-tech world of recruiting.
- Stewart Mandel of SI.com names his top 10 best and five worst coaches in college football. The Big 12 has representation on both lists.
- Nick Harwell is coming to KU whether Miami (Ohio) lets him go or not, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Baylor's been through a lot and built a lot in the past 10 years, writes John Werner of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
- West Virginia running back Dustin Garrison talks about moving forward to the 2013 season, and WVU players aren't tipping any hands as to where the QB race stands.
- Athlon writes about Casey Pachall's return to TCU and its impact.
- Dom Whaley has a lot to prove to try to make an NFL roster. Stephanie Kuzydym of The Oklahoman tracks his road.
- Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal breaks down Texas Tech's situation at receiver.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State