Monday, August 8, 2011
Lunch links: Hunt together, kill together
By ESPN.com staff
Stop being so pretentious, Kyle!
- Oklahoma is still keeping the memory of Austin Box alive in the program, writes John Hoover of the Tulsa World.
- There are precedents for Texas turnarounds as the Longhorns look to do it again in 2011, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Can James Franklin be the leader Missouri needs him to be? His progress suggests that could be the case, writes Harry Plumer of the Columbia Missourian.
- The biggest obstacle to Oklahoma State winning a national title? It's pretty obvious, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Texas is moving a defensive back to receiver after Malcolm Williams' recent departure, the team's fourth such loss at receiver since mid-June.
- Kansas offensive lineman Jeremiah Hatch has shed lots of weight and earned the respect of his coach, writes J. Brady McCollough of the Kansas City Star.
- Texas A&M linebacker Kyle Mangan was arrested over the weekend for disorderly conduct.
- Don't look for running back by committee to continue to be the case at Missouri, writes Mike DeArmond of the Kansas City Star.
- Oklahoma is tinkering with its secondary and moving around young playmakers Corey Nelson and Tony Jefferson.
- Brandon Harold is gone and may not be back, but Kansas State is still excited about its new defensive line, writes Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star.
- The new motto of the Texas Tech defense: Hunt together, kill together, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Rivals.com offers its preseason breakdown of the whole Big 12.
- Texas' already questionable depth at offensive line took a hit. True freshman Garrett Greenlea has missed time in camp because he has mono.
- It's a whole new year for a Kansas offensive line that was riddled with injuries last year, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Bob Stoops took part in a panel of ESPN experts discussing change in college sports. See more from this on "SportsCenter" on Aug. 14.