We're at two days and counting for Saturday's big game between Texas and Nebraska for the Big 12 championship.
It will be the rubber game, as both schools have previously beaten the other one in earlier Big 12 title games.
Here are some lunch links to get you ready for the upcoming game, and other news from around the conference.
Nebraska freshman running back Rex Burkhead tells the Omaha World-Herald’s Mitch Sherman how much he enjoys all of his recent work in the Nebraska backfield.
Husker Locker.com lists its 10 most memorable Texas-Nebraska moments.
Ralph Routon of the Colorado Springs Independent analyzes Dan Hawkins’ 3-9 season.
Skip Holtz says he’s happy at East Carolina, even as he’s linked to a vacant job at Virginia and a possible one at Kansas, Nathan Summers of the Greenville (N.C.) Daily Reflector reports.
The Oklahoman’s Berry Tramel is disappointed that the Bobby Bowden Retirement Tour won’t stop at Owen Field next season.
The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls opines that Aaron Williams is his most unsung Texas Longhorn and Jerrod Johnson will be the Big 12’s next big thing.
A struggling football program helps explain why Kansas has sold only $3.5 million in options for the $34 million proposed cost of the posh Gridiron Club at Memorial Stadium, J.Brady McCollough of the Kansas City Star reports.
Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News/Houston Chronicle reports about the importance of Texas A&M winning its bowl game this season.
Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe tells Mike DeArmond of the Kansas City Star that he’s worried the Insight Bowl might pass on Missouri to invite Iowa State.
The Pelini brothers have placed their stamp on Nebraska's defense, the Lincoln Journal-Star’s Steve Sipple writes.
The Oklahoman’s Brandon Chatmon writes about how Mike Gundy’s high hopes were dashed by Dez Bryant’s suspension.