Monday, April 11, 2011
Lunch links: Big 12 Bieber Fever rages on
By ESPN.com staff
- Oklahoma is focused on replacing DeMarco Murray this spring, writes John Hoover of the Tulsa World.
- Kansas' defense could get a boost from a transfer who followed Turner Gill to Lawrence from Buffalo, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Oklahoma State should host Justin Bieber the weekend of Bedlam with a concert and have him sing the national anthem, writes Dave Sittler of the Tulsa World.
- Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register gives some more information on Iowa State's newest commit for the 2012 class.
- Despite losing Alexander Robinson from last year's team, Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads believes running back has a chance to be the Cyclones' best position.
- Defensive end Frank Alexander was once the "next big thing" at Oklahoma. He's still trying to reach that potential, writes Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman.
- Receiver Jeff Fuller went down clutching his knee in a scary practice fall over the weekend, but he made it back on the field, writes Richard Croome of the Bryan-College Station Eagle.
- Kansas receiver Daymond Patterson suddenly finds himself as a veteran trying to spark the Jayhawks' offense, writes Tully Corcoran of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel, meanwhile, has his eye on Josh Heupel's play calling heading into this weekend's spring game.
- Want more on Baylor football? Fox Sports Network will give you the first of several chances this spring and summer beginning on Saturday.
- A player with Missouri at the top of his prospective school list had a good weekend, writes colleague Randy Jennings.
- Texas A&M has narrowed its prospective student coaches for the spring game to six. Check out their audition videos.
- Oklahoma's top recruit in 2010 took to Twitter to comment on a previously unannounced injury. It sounds like the severity of the injury will be known later today.