Friday, January 14, 2011
Lunch links: Who sold out 2010 games?
By David Ubben
You guys totally missed Sunday dinner.
- Texas Tech running back Baron Batch writes this week's journal entry from Haiti, where he recently traveled for a mission trip.
- Colorado left tackle and probable first-round pick Nate Solder wrote a heartfelt letter to Buffaloes fans and Tom Kensler of the Denver Post has it in his blog.
- Nebraska assistant Ted Gilmore says Niles Paul is as good as any receiver in the country, and he'll have a chance to prove it in pre-draft workouts.
- Oklahoma State has some uncertainty surrounding a big recruiting weekend looming this week, writes Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman.
- Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal profiles two of Texas Tech's early-enrolling freshmen.
- Every Nebraska fan can learn from one special Huskers fan.
- Four of the 18 schools that sold out all their home games in 2010 were from the Big 12, reports Darren Rovell of CNBC.com. Can you name the four schools? One will surprise you. Then not surprise you. Then you'll remember that selling out and showing up are two very different things.
- Former KU receivers coach and Rice offensive coordinator David Beaty is leaving Houston to take his old job back and replace Darrell Wyatt, reports Joseph Duarte of the Houston Chronicle.
- Missouri's pass-happy offense has helped them recruit St. Louis' quarterbacks, but the city's elite running backs are staying away from Columbia, writes Nate Latsch of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman has more with the newest Sooner, Brandon Wegher. The Iowa native grew up rooting for the Sooners.
- New Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett met the media in Waco on Thursday. For more on Bennett, here's my Q&A from earlier this week.
- Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle says goodbye to three solid linemen for K-State.
- Former Colorado running backs coach Darian Hagan has moved to recruiting coordinator, reports Natalie Meisler of the Denver Post.
- Iowa State receiver Sedrick Johnson has left the program, reports Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register.