Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Lunch links: Truth about Brandon Weeden
By ESPN.com staff
Why don't you just whip up a batch of your fancy tofu sushi bagels and choke on them!
- With so much going wrong in the last year for Texas, it finally got something right, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune has more on Gary Pinkel saying thanks, but no thanks to Michigan, who wanted to speak with him about its job opening last week.
- Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World has the truth about what really happened to Brandon Weeden's thumb last season.
- New Texas Tech quarterback Michael Brewer says he's ready to patiently wait his turn at the helm of the Red Raiders' offense, reports Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Tech, by the way, will be kicking off its spring practice a little earlier than usual.
- Oklahoma State is doing what Mike Gundy said it would after upgrading its facilities: Getting good players and keeping them around for a long time, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Colleague Todd McShay says Blaine Gabbert is the No. 1 most underrated prospect in the 2011 draft, and Justin Blackmon is the No. 3 returning underclassman.
- Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram gives a look ahead to the Big 12 in 2011.
- Losing on the road is a trend that's affected more than just the football team at Colorado, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
- Kansas tight end Jimmay Mundine is a "stud in the making," writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.