Bowl selection day has come and gone. It looks like the Big 12 is going to have some challenging matchups during the next several weeks.
Here's a look at some stories from across the conference about bowls, coaching searches and a couple of remnants from Saturday's wild championship game finish.
Nebraska’s offensive ineptitude is analyzed by the Omaha World-Herald’s Dirk Chatelain. And the Lincoln Journal-Star’s Steve Sipple writes that the Cornhuskers’ offense is the worst in the program since 1968.
Big 12 officials are convinced they got the call right that restored one second to the clock at end of the championship game, the Lincoln Journal-Star’s Brian Christopherson writes.
The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls writes about Texas’ near clock-management meltdown, Ndamukong Suh’s late Heisman bid and why he expects Turner Gill or Kevin Sumlin to surface as Kansas’ new coach.
Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins is expected to talk to Buffalo coach Turner Gill early this week about the Jayhawks’ vacant coaching position, the Kansas City Star's J. Brady McCollough writes.
The Chicago Tribune’s Teddy Greenstein opines that the 2005 Texas team is the greatest of the BCS era.
Dan Boniface and Deborah Sherman of Denver's KUSA-TV report about Dan Hawkins’ super-secret new e-mail address.
Mike De Armond of the Kansas City Star explains why Missouri was passed over again in the Big 12’s bowl selection, falling to the Texas Bowl.
Oklahoma State’s season-long perseverance in overcoming adversity is analyzed by the Oklahoman’s Brandon Chatmon.
Texas Tech defensive coordinator Ruffin McNeill tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams that the Red Raiders’ last trip to the Alamo Bowl helped turn around their bowl preparation. Since losing on that last trip to San Antonio, Tech is 5-2 in bowl games.