Monday, December 27, 2010
Lunch links: Going back in time
By ESPN.com staff
Do you have one really funky sequined space suit, Bowie? Or do you have several ch-ch-changes?
- Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram looks back on how much the world has changed since Baylor was last in a bowl game.
- Vahe Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch gives you a look at what Missouri is doing to have fun out in Arizona.
- He also gives a look back at the past decade under Gary Pinkel, which has been one of Missouri's best coaches ever.
- Nebraska quarterback Zac Lee's career hasn't ended like he thought it would, but he's stayed positive despite it all, writes Mitch Sherman of the Omaha World-Herald.
- Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is quite a bit different than the Bears passers that preceded him, writes David Barron of the San Antonio Express- News.
- Kansas losing one quarterback and gaining another reminds Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World of Bubba Cunningham's decision to stay athletic director at Tulsa instead of leaving for KU.
- Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World-Herald profiles the man who could be the next great Nebraska quarterback, or maybe the quarterback who never even plays a game for the Huskers.
- Colorado coach Jon Embree had a six-month plan for fixing the Buffaloes earlier this fall before the coaching vacancy even opened, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
- A season-ending injury helped Oklahoma State find one of it's best defenders, writes Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman.
- Universities have lost money going to bowl games for years. But it's the schools' fault most of the time, not the bowls', writes Lee Barfknecht of the Omaha World-Herald.
- Oklahoma is staying at a different hotel this time around, in hopes of shedding some of the bad vibes of their previous trip to the Fiesta Bowl.
- Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star talks to K-State players excited to suit up in the dream venue of Yankee Stadium.
- Both Steven Sheffield and Taylor Potts will play quarterback for Texas Tech in the TicketCity Bowl.