Friday, July 8, 2011
Lunch links: More Longhorn Network details
By ESPN.com staff
Back in the Natural State.
- The Longhorn Network has released more details about the upcoming debut, including the location of the studio and the on-air talent. You'll recognize some of the names and faces.
- Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads' mother died of Alzheimer's, and her funeral was a moving tribute attended by an overflow crowd, writes Dan Holm of the Des Moines Register.
- Former Nebraska quarterback Cody Green is narrowing his list, and Baylor and Kansas State are still in the mix. As for former Michigan quarterback Tate Forcier? Don't hold your breath, K-State fans. Here's more on Green and more on Forcier.
- This looks pretty awesome. I'll have to check it out the next time I'm in Columbia.
- Even in the new Big 12, Oklahoma is still in a position of strength, writes Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World.
- Oklahoma State cornerback Brodrick Brown, scheduled to be on "College Football Live" on Friday, talks about his ESPY nomination with teammate Shaun Lewis. Brown also sized up the ESPY competition with Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman.
- KCEN-TV in Waco, Texas, gives a look at Baylor strength coach Kaz Kazadi.
- Texas defensive tackle and 2011 signee Quincy Russell didn't qualify academically and won't be enrolling at Texas this fall.
- Matt Tait of the Lawrence-Journal World has a dispatch from a rough day of summer conditioning for KU.