Monday, November 28, 2011
Lunch links: Mike Leach to Kansas?
By ESPN.com staff
This seems appropriate, considering the weekend.
- Nothing was going to stop Oklahoma State assistant Glenn Spencer from being beside his wife and sons when his wife died earlier this year, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
- Baylor fans should pack Floyd Casey Stadium on Saturday against Texas, enough that Baylor officials must remove the stadium's tarp, writes Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- J. Brady McCollough of the Kansas City Star gets some more insight on Turner Gill's firing from AD Sheahon Zenger.
- Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star says Gill should be replaced by Mike Leach. Zenger's got the guts to do it. Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World breaks down the list of possible candidates.
- A football man will be making the hire, writes Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star.
- Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman says Mike Sherman should be fired now. That and more in his Nine Things and One Crazy Prediction.
- Once again, Kansas State's season has been boosted by big contributions from junior college transfers, writes Tony Adame of the Wichita Eagle.
- The end of the MU-KU rivalry isn't a bad thing, writes Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- Missouri will make more in the SEC, but running its athletic department will probably cost more, too.
- Being bowl eligible didn't make losing any easier for Iowa State, writes Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register.
- Is Bedlam now bigger than the Red River Rivalry? Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman wonders. Berry Tramel says an OSU win on Saturday benefits everyone with a shred of neutrality.
- Alabama had their chance. Oklahoma State deserves a shot at the title, writes Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Oklahoma might slow the pace against Oklahoma State on Saturday, writes Travis Haney of The Oklahoman.
- Tommy Tuberville will be back in 2012, Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt said.