Monday, March 28, 2011
Lunch links: Pack of rattlesnakes in Austin
By ESPN.com staff
My sources indicate you should think before you Tweet. Especially if one's career is involved. Still working to confirm.
- Oklahoma State is readying for a possibly historic season, and as a result, season ticket sales are up 38 percent, reports Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World.
- The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls notes nine things and has one crazy prediction: Which coach called what player a "pack of rattlesnakes?" (That's a compliment.) And he predicts Johnathan Gray, one of the nation's top running backs in 2012, will sign with Texas.
- Oklahoma safety Quinton Carter's foundation opened up an educational garden in Norman.
- New Texas Tech defensive coordinator Chad Glasgow is trying to guide the Red Raiders' defense through its infancy, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Rich Rodriguez showed up to Oklahoma's spring practice in a Sooners polo on Friday, reports Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman.
- Texas secondary coach Duane Akina was given a raise to $400,000 to come back to Texas after taking a job with Arizona this offseason, reports Randy Riggs of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden and new offensive coordinator Todd Monken are clicking, writes Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman.
- A position switch is paying off well for one Red Raider.
- Oklahoma State defensive tackle Christian Littlehead is down to 312 pounds this spring after reaching nearly 360 pounds last fall.
- The offense bested the defense at Texas A&M in a Sunday scrimmage, reports Richard Croome of the Bryan-College Station Eagle.