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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Lunch links: Aggies-SEC saga marches on
By ESPN.com staff
For what it's worth, I was pretty impressed with R. Bowen Loftin on Monday. Didn't dodge any questions, but didn't reveal much. Good combo.
Texas governor Rick Perry is
leaving the SEC discussion to Texas A&M's regents
, report Andrew Logue and Jennifer Jacobs of the Des Moines Register.
Today's previously scheduled
hearing at the Texas state capitol being postponed is a "good thing
" for A&M's move to the SEC, reports Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News.
possible move to the SEC is just another sign of progress
, writes David Whitley at Sporting News.
Big 12's future is a guessing game
, writes Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star.
Missouri's season opener against Western Illinois is
on pay-per-view at $39.95.
You guys lining up for that?
Boone Pickens was on hand at Oklahoma State's practice
previews the Big 12
Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
would like to hook Loftin up to a lie detector
Kansas State president Kirk Schulz says the
Big 12 should pursue aggressive expansion if Texas A&M leaves
needs its own division in college athletics
, writes Mac Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Baylor is a winner at last, and
has the preseason expectations to prove it
Did Oklahoma State
opponents know the Cowboys' offensive signals
What does Elvis Fisher's injury mean
for Missouri? Vahe Gregorian breaks it down.
Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles?
Well, he's untouchable
, writes Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman.
The move outside for defensive end Alex Okafor
will be a big one for Texas' defense, writes Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman.
new chancellor favors going to the SEC
lost a senior defensive tackle for six to eight weeks
with a broken foot.