Big 12's lunch links
April, 22, 2014
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com
The Grizzlies eventually won, but this shot was insane.
- Texas coach Charlie Strong's tour of the Lone Star State began in TCU country. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Stefan Stevenson had the details.
- The Longhorns picked up their 10th commitment for 2015.
- Texas still has plenty of position battles looming, writes the Dallas Morning News' Chris Hummer.
- Oklahoma's director of player personnel is heading south to become Texas' on-campus recruiting coordinator.
- Texas Tech released its post-spring depth chart, and according to the Dallas Morning News' Tommy Magelssen, several position battles are still to be waged. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Don Williams had 13 thoughts on the depth chart.
- Magelssen also makes the case for and against Red Raiders QB Davis Webb being a sleeper Heisman candidate. The paper's Josh Friemel explains why Baylor QB Bryce Petty could win the Heisman. Friemel also writes that Bears coach Art Briles has some decisions to make about his defensive line.
- The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel examines the bad blood that is boiling in the Texas-Baylor rivalry.
- A change of scenery is suiting Kansas receiver Nick Harwell, writes the Lawrence Journal-World's Matt Tait.
- Former Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert has a busy itinerary as he prepares for the NFL draft. The same goes for ex-TCU cornerback Jason Verrett.
- The West Virginia MetroNews Network's Allan Taylor asks whether the Mountaineers are vulnerable up front.
- Former Kansas State QB Josh Freeman signed with the New York Giants.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
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 Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
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