Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Lunch links: No thanks, Heisman
By ESPN.com staff
That's not a twist! That's a completely different movie about a talking dog scientist with the voice of Dolph Lundgren!
- Vince Young's mother says she and her son have no interest in Reggie Bush's Heisman.
- Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen is tired of quiet trips home, and he'll get a chance to sing the fight song on the way home this weekend, writes Tom Kensler of the Denver Post.
- Daniel Thomas broke out for Kansas State on Saturday, but so did his backup, William Powell. Nobody seems to know much about him, but Kevin Haskin of the Topeka Capital-Journal digs for a few things.
- Kansas AD Lew Perkins stepped down on Tuesday, but Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star weighs in on who should replace him.
- Oklahoma State linebacker Justin Gent has been a modest contributor for three years for the Cowboys, but he's trying to make the most of his last shot, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
- KU players heard the boos in Lawrence this past weekend, and tell Tully Corcoran of the Topeka Capital-Journal what they thought of them. Elsewhere, Turner Gill's positivity refuses to waver, in spite of Saturday's loss.
- There's a Stoops Bowl in Norman this weekend, the first time Mark (Florida State's DC) and Bob Stoops will have faced off on the field, writes Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman.
- Nebraska OC Shawn Watson talks about Taylor Martinez's media handlings, and the Lincoln Journal Star's Steve Sipple offers his take.
- The Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year is back on the field: Iowa State safety David Sims will play this weekend against Iowa.
- Texas Tech's secondary is young, but it passed its first test of the season in SMU, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Nebraska safety Rickey Thenarse has been through a lot in Lincoln, but it's all been worth it now that he's back on the field, writes Nick Rubek of the Omaha World-Herald.
- Len Goldman of the Columbia Missourian writes about Missouri's new defensive front with four defensive ends.