Big 12 lunchtime links
February, 7, 2014
By Max Olson | ESPN.com
We hope this blog has Wade Phillips' endorsement, too.
- Kliff Kingsbury addressed his recent QB controversy and his first year as head coach on Thursday.
- West Virginia DC Keith Patterson is departing to join the Arizona State coaching staff.
- Mike Gundy will not talk about OSU's quarterbacks until after the Florida State game.
- Joe Wickline, now the offensive coordinator at Texas, will be missed by Gundy following his OSU tenure.
- Renovations to Iowa State's Jack Trice Stadium have been approved by regents.
- Iowa State punter Kirby Van Der Kamp is learning just how different draft prep is for punters.
- Former ISU linebacker Jeremiah George got an NFL Combine invite.
- Six Baylor Bears received combine invites, too.
- The salaries for Texas' coaching staff received approval on Thursday, and three will make more than $500K.
- Texas' roster is a numbers game for new coach Charlie Strong.
- Oklahoma is hoping to land in-state defensive end Deondre Clark on Monday.
- Juco transfer RB De'Andre Mann can contribute immediately to Kansas' backfield.
- Charlie Weis' second full recruiting class shows a noticeable shift.
- Is K-State coach Bill Snyder's age a big factor on the recruiting trail?
- Terrell Clinkscales, a juco transfer, is excited to join Kansas State's defensive line.