Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Lunch links: Diary gives look inside
By ESPN.com staff
Mystery Link Theater 3000!
- Kansas offensive coordinator Chuck Long's QB debut ended with an upchuck, and he tells the story to his passers today, writes Tully Corcoran of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- And the Jayhawks are prepared to play a lot of guys on defense, reports J. Brady McCollough of the Kansas City Star.
- All eyes will be on Texas Tech when it opens its season on national television on Sunday, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads isn't downplaying the significance of starting the season 1-0 with the Cyclones' opener on Thursday night, reports Kelly Beaton of the Cedar Falls Courier.
- There's plenty of change in Oklahoma State's offense, but the key to success and stability will be limiting turnovers, writes Brandon Chatmon in The Oklahoman.
- Kansas State QB Carson Coffman is secretly a comedic genius, writes Austin Meek of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Forget Saturday. We'll know who Nebraska's starting quarterback is after Sept. 18, writes Tom Shatel of the Omaha World-Herald.
- Landry Jones will try to do a lot this year at Oklahoma. Following in Sam Bradford's footsteps won't be included, writes Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman.
- Texas defensive lineman Alex Okafor has the mind to play all four position on the line. Texas coach Mack Brown just wants to get him the experience to do it.
- Colorado will once again be relying on young talent as the season begins, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
- Missouri receiver Wes Kemp has known cornerback Munir Prince eight years. So for Kemp, Prince being knocked unconscious and taken to the hospital was particularly scary, writes Len Goldman of the Columbia Missourian.
- Oklahoma play-by-play man Bob Barry is retiring, and Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman looks back at Barry's Oklahoma roots.
- Texas Tech running back Baron Batch gives a look at how he's getting through the last week of the offseason in his diary for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Texas A&M defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter has heard the stories about game day at Kyle Field. Saturday, he'll finally see it for himself, writes Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station Eagle.