Friday, February 11, 2011
Lunch links: Landry Jones tweets
By ESPN.com staff
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- Oklahoma linebacker Travis Lewis tells Dave Curtis of Sporting News that Oklahoma deserves to be preseason No. 1.
- Mike Gundy has completed his staff by hiring Jemal Singleton from Indiana.
- Former K-State receiver Jordy Nelson is still riding the wave of celebrity after his big night in the Super Bowl, and it looks like there's a Jordy Nelson Day coming to his home county, reports Joel Jellison of the Manhattan Mercury.
- Sam Bradford showed up to Oklahoma's basketball game against Texas, but he didn't have much to say. What's up with that, asks Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Landry Jones (@LandryJones12) is on Twitter, but what's he been up to? Mike Sherman of The Oklahoman fills you in. (Personal note: He's been pretty entertaining the first few days. A must-follow for Big 12 fans in my book.)
- Is Texas losing another coach or not? It's getting a bit confusing, writes Randy Riggs of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Kansas recruiting coordinator Reggie Mitchell is earning some well-deserved praise after the Jayhawks first class has signed, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- A fascinating read here from SmartFootball.com about a subject that certainly concerns plenty of teams in the Big 12: How can a pass-first team score more touchdowns in the red zone?
- Two Texas coaches, Mack Brown and Darrell Royal, released statements about the death of former Texas A&M coach Emory Bellard on Thursday.
- Bellard will be remembered for the monumental impact he had on the college game, writes John Maher of the Austin American.
- Jon Solomon of the Birmingham News has a few of the rules changes being mulled over that will be recommended by the Rules Committee. Plenty of interesting stuff here. Check it out.
- J. Brady McCollough checks in with Kansas' new athletic director, who takes a deliberate approach to his job.
New Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken gets his own set of links.