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Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Big 12 links: KU tries 'sports mortgage'
By ESPN.com staff
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Here's a look around the Big 12 with some of the more interesting stories across the conference today.
Kansas will be one of the first schools to use a “sports mortgage”
to sell club seats at Memorial Stadium
, the Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Clark reports.
The Oklahoman’s Berry Tramel catches up with Jason White, who tells him
he almost attended Miami
rather than Oklahoma.
The Omaha World-Herald’s Lee Barfknecht writes about the
troubles with Twitter
at Texas Tech.
The Oklahoman’s Brandon Chatmon writes how Oklahoma State
to quickly subdue Grambling State.
The ACC Sports Journal’s Barry Jacobs wonders if a
succession plan in coaching
-- like Texas has with Will Muschamp eventually replacing Mack Brown -- really is successful.
The Kansas City Star’s Blair Kerkhoff writes about the
importance of college football
at Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium. And Kansas State athletic director John Currie tells the Star’s Kellis Robinette that he’s excited about the Wildcats’ game Saturday against Iowa State at Arrowhead -- the first game for KSU there
since their landmark 2003 Big 12 title game victory
Colorado linebacker Jeff Smart tells the Boulder Camera’s Neill Woelk that
his confidence has never wavered
, even after the Buffaloes’ disappointing 1-2 start.
The Lincoln Journal-Star’s Curt McKeever writes about how devastating
Robert Griffin’s loss will be to Baylor
Young Nebraska safeties P.J. Smith, Courtney Osborne and Austin Cassidy
came up big for the Cornhuskers
after some injuries at the position, Brian Christopherson of the Lincoln Journal-Star writes.
The Tulsa World’s Dave Sittler writes that Oklahoma remains clearly in the hunt for the BCS title game, and Sam Bradford’s Heisman Trophy hopes are alive after a
wacky first month of the season