Thursday, January 27, 2011
Lunch links: ESPN-UT and high school coverage
By ESPN.com staff
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- Per Casey Martinez's request, Nebraska and Martinez's licensing company, Corn Fed, have ended their association with one another. The association was not against NCAA rules.
- Now is the time for Texas A&M to jump to the SEC, writes Clay Travis of AOL FanHouse.
- I still maintain that none of the advantages Travis cites will matter if the Aggies can't win in the SEC, and there's little evidence to suggest they'll do so.
- Iowa State's website has a profile of one of the team's early-enrolling freshmen, linebacker Jevohn Miller, who could be in for a position change.
- Texas cornerback Aaron Williams' stock has dropped since last year, but he could still go late in the first round, according to ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper.
- Four Big 12 players are among Dennis Dodd's Heisman favorites for 2011 at CBSSports.com.
- Oklahoma running back Brandon Wegher, a transfer from Iowa, will sit out the 2011 season, reports Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman.
- Here's more on the sudden decommitment of a Texas Tech recruit in favor of Oklahoma State.
- Is Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara going to be a Dallas Cowboy? Mel Kiper's comments to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram says it could be a reality soon.
- Expect significant coverage of high school sports on the new Texas network, reports Jerry Briggs of the San Antonio Express-News.
- Former Kansas safety Darrell Stuckey returned to Lawrence to speak to a group of elementary students.
- Turner Gill is bringing in even more speed, with a new receiver commitment, Marquis Jackson. Kansas looks set to lose a cornerback commitment, though, reports Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Missouri is preparing for life after Blaine Gabbert, writes Nate Latsch of Fox Sports Midwest.
- Oklahoma's two offensive coordinators, Jay Norvell and Josh Heupel, will officially receive raises.