Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Big 12 lunchtime links: Could Marve be headed for OSU?
By ESPN.com staff
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Here are some stories from across the Big 12 today.
- Tulsa World columnist Dave Sittler reports that Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has entered the recruiting sweepstakes for former Miami quarterback Robert Marve.
- Sam Bradford's father said his son has likely already made his decision whether he's declaring for the NFL draft, Jake Trotter of the Oklahoman reports. Bradford has until midnight Thursday to declare for the draft.
- Kirk Bohls of the Austin American Statesman ruminates on next season's top 10, potential changes in Texas' secondary and the Longhorns' weak 2009 nonconference schedule.
- The Boulder Camera's Neill Woelk notes the spending spree for assistant coaches across the country. He also notes that Colorado's top-paid assistants -- offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich and defensive coordinator Ron Colins -- made just under $218,000 this season while working on a year-to-year basis.
- John Rohde of the Oklahoman writes that it's strange that Oklahoma was chosen to play the first regular-season game in the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium in Arlington -- before any school from the state.
- The Omaha World Herald's Tom Shatel writes that the return of All-Big 12 defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to college next season keeps Nebraska a North Division contender.