Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Lunch links: Candy for turnovers
By ESPN.com staff
The Age of Adz is hot fire, I tell you.
- There were big changes at running back, wide receiver, defensive tackle and linebacker on Texas' depth chart for Saturday's game against Oklahoma.
- Coach Bo Pelini says Saturday's wake-up call came at a perfect time for Nebraska, reports Brian Christopherson of the Lincoln Journal Star.
- Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle looks at how Kansas State compares to the nation's other undefeated and unranked teams.
- Oklahoma State has scored more points in the last three games than any three-game stretch in school history, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Missouri cornerback Munir Prince has decided to end his career after being taken to the hospital with temporary paralysis following a hit during preseason camp. Missouri also suspended safety Jasper Simmons indefinitely for a non-legal issue.
- Oklahoma State players can earn candy bars as part of a bonus system for forcing turnovers in practice, reports Jeff Latzke of the Associated Press.
- A motion in Cleveland County, Oklahoma to move the annual Red River Rivalry to each campus annually did not, shockingly, receive a second.
- Colorado coach Dan Hawkins is trying to get his players to do their jobs and not press to do too much, writes Tom Kensler of the Denver Post.
- UCLA tackle Sean Sheller told the Los Angeles Times that "We'd stick our blocks on them and [Texas players would] start complaining, 'Hey man, get off me already.'"
- Time will tell how good Garrett Gilbert actually is, but the clock is ticking, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
- We'll find out how good Texas Tech is on the road very soon when it plays four of five games away from home, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News chronicles Texas A&M's "television trauma."
- Baylor coach Art Briles answered plenty of questions about his team's upcoming date with Kansas.