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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Lunch links: Charlie Weis' new bedroom
By David Ubben
Creamed corn ... is yummy.
Odd headline from Monday: Former Baylor star Robert Griffin III was
reportedly the target of an extortion attempt
by a former walk-on for the Bears' basketball team.
Kansas coach Charlie Weis is
spending some nights sleeping in his office
. That and more from Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman has
his playoff plea: Keep a selection committee small
. I'll respectfully disagree with that one. He also notes that Mike Gundy
continues to climb the list of coaches with the longest tenure
at their current schools. He's at No. 15. Mack Brown and Bob Stoops are third and fourth, respectively.
Is Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott
taking jabs at the Big 12's scheduling
Stoops and Gundy
both like the idea of a four-team playoff
, reports R.J. Young of The Oklahoman.
As long as the bowls survived, Stoops will be happy
Not Big 12 related, but
interesting story here from our File Blog on synthetic marijuana
, which the SEC's version of the Honey Badger got busted for last season.
Oklahoma receivers coach Jay Norvell
talks about life for his receivers after Landry Jones' safety blanket
, Ryan Broyles, headed to the NFL. Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World has the story.
game against Texas State will air on ESPN3
, not the Longhorn Network.
Former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer
would love to serve on a college football selection committee
, reports Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. Colleague Ivan Maisel doesn't know why anyone wants to
put former coaches on the committee.