Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Lunch links: New-look QB competition
By ESPN.com staff
Marshall, you can't pay your mortgage with hacky sacks and good vibes.
- Oklahoma State safety Markelle Martin nearly left school when the pressures of school got to him. But he rebounded and recently won an academic award, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman.
- Iowa State is looking for a big playmaker at defensive tackle, writes Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune.
- The quarterback competition at Kansas looks pretty similar this year, but it's quite a bit different, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- I stopped by the AFC North blog to talk about Texas CB Aaron Williams with James Walker.
- It won't be easy, but Oklahoma is trying to replace long-time starting defensive end Jeremy Beal, writes John Hoover of the Tulsa World.
- Bradley McDougald and Keeston Terry were receivers, but now play safety and have less than a season of experience at the position combined. Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World writes that they're coming along well.
- Tony Jerod-Eddie, Cyrus Gray and Ryan Swope were a few standouts in Texas A&M's last workout, writes Richard Croome of the Bryan-College Station Eagle.
- Kansas opened part of practice for the third time this spring on Monday, and Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World has a few observations.
- The NFL forwarded a letter from the NCAA warning players to not jeopardize the eligibility of other athletes by possible violations at draft parties.
- The best thing to take away from this video? Former K-State quarterback Josh Freeman has the best afro in sports.
- Coach Mike Gundy endowed a $167,000 scholarship for the OSU quarterback spot.