Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Lunch links: Assessing all 12 programs
By ESPN.com staff
Look, guys, it's not up for discussion. You do not spray Athlete's Foot medicine in your teammates' eyes.
- Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says Taylor Martinez played on a tender ankle last week so he could get valuable reps. "We didn't want to sit him for two weeks," he said.
- T. Boone Pickens' time has arrived, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- The element of surprise is gone for Colorado, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
- Iowa State quarterback Jerome Tiller won't be talking to the media this week, writes the Des Moines Register's Randy Peterson.
- Turner Gill is well aware of the challenge his defense faces against Oklahoma State on Saturday, writes Tully Corcoran of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Missouri used a few new offensive sets and plays in its win over Kansas State, writes Len Goldman of the Columbia Missourian.
- Oklahoma freshman receiver Kenny Stills faced the wrath of coach Bob Stoops after his celebration penalty against Texas Tech, writes Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman.
- Kansas State's final two games both come against interim coaches, writes Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star.
- Texas A&M running back Cyrus Gray is running for two people the rest of the year, writes Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News.
- A link between Pelini and the scandal surrounding Cam Newton crossed into recklessness, writes Mitch Sherman of the Omaha World-Herald.
- Texas Tech running back Baron Batch says good bye to the Big 12 in his latest journal entry in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, offering his thoughts on all 12 programs.
- Kansas cornerback Chris Harris has been around for Kansas' recent decline, but he's learned from the struggles, writes Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star.
- After visiting Texas on Saturday, Florida Atlantic will be laughing all the way to the bank, writes Ken Herman of the Austin American-Statesman.