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Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Big 12 lunch links: Helu's running will be key against V-Tech
By ESPN.com staff
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Gather round for some Big 12 sustenance this noontime.
The Lincoln Journal-Star’s Steve Sipple writes that Nebraska I-back Roy Helu Jr. can
grab some national attention
with a big game Saturday against Virginia Tech.
still will be searching for an identity
this season until Sam Bradford returns to action, the Tulsa World’s Dave Sittler opines.
The tradition of someone named Smith
contributing as a Missouri defensive end
is analyzed by the Kansas City Star’s Mike DeArmond.
Heralded defensive end Sergio Kindle has
no sacks in Texas’ first two games
. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been disruptive for the Longhorns’ defense, the San Antonio Express-News’ Mike Finger writes.
The Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner writes that Baylor is
excited to start its home season
after an impressive opening-week victory.
Dan Hawkins tells the Boulder Daily Camera’s Kyle Ringo that he’s
not worried about his job security
. But the BDC’s Neill Woelk writes that although a vocal group of fans are
demanding a coaching change
, he still doesn’t believe it will happen.
Iowa State quarterback Austen Arnaud is trying to
put the memories of his struggling performance against Iowa behind him
, the Ames Tribune’s Bobby La Gesse reports.
The Lawrence Journal-World's Dugan Arnett writes that Maxwell Onyegbule's development is the
most obvious sign
of Kansas' defensive makeover.
The Kansas City Star’s Chris Fickett serves up some
answers to burning questions
about Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri.
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams writes that linebackers Bront Bird and Marlon Williams have been
keys for Texas Tech’s rapid defensive development
Guard Matt Allen tells the San Antonio Express-News’ Brent Zwerneman that finally attending Texas A&M after playing for LSU for two years
was well worth the wait