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Monday, September 3, 2012
Lunch links: TCU prepares for historic week
By David Ubben
We need to get Leslie something that erases the enormous emotional debt that has built up over years of this gift-giving imbalance.
life like in Fort Worth in advance of the most anticipated week
in TCU football history? Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram gives you a picture.
Sitting around all day hasn't paid off for the Sooners
in late games. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman looks at the interesting trend.
The Wichita Eagle's Kellis Robinett
looks back with plenty of notes and thoughts from K-State's 51-9 win
over Missouri State. Collin Klein's calling some of his own plays now, too. Interesting.
Texas running back Joe Bergeron
sounds particularly brutal when discussing the Longhorns' running game
. Mark Rosner of the Austin American-Statesman explains.
can't judge West Virginia's defensive performance
from the raw numbers, writes Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette.
Oklahoma State superbooster T. Boone Pickens
wants to see the Cowboys beef up their nonconference schedule
. Shame on the Cowboys
for agreeing to play Savannah State
, writes John Hoover of the Tulsa World.
The Cowboys did
dedicate the shutout to defensive coordinator Bill Young,
who's out with a medical issue.
Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register tells you all about
the game away from the game between Iowa and Iowa State
: the facilities arms race.
new challenge and Texas' best defender get shout-outs
from Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
wasn't the issue in Oklahoma's disappointing debut
, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman.
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal has
five welcome developments
in Texas Tech's first game.
plenty of good, bad and crummy in Charlie Weis' debut
at Kansas, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Nick Florence has to
shake off any references to He Who Will Not Be Named and be himself
, writes Brice Cherry of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was
impressed with West Virginia's offensive balance.