Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Lunch links: 2012's best quote so far
By David Ubben
- Dana Holgorsen drops the best quote of the early season in this video. Worth the full watch. Here's the story behind what Holgorsen is talking about from Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail. And more thoughts on the quote from Casazza.
- Bill Snyder and his coaching staff got raises.
- Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman has a solution to the FCS scheduling debate.
- Oklahoma's game against FCS Florida A&M just got a little easier, too. Sooners defensive tackle Casey Walker is gone now, but he'll be back, says his mother.
- Why did Texas running back Johnathan Gray have his carries and playing time limited in Week 1? Mark Rosner of the Austin American-Statesman explains.
- There was at least one positive to come out of Oklahoma State's ritual sacrifice of Savannah State. Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman explains.
- TCU debuted a national television commercial that will air this weekend.
- Think Tom Wort had a quiet game on Saturday against UTEP? He explains why.
- After a punctured lung and position change, Leon Mackey is back trying to make an impact, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. "I couldn’t really lift any weights. My rehab was just chillin’, to be honest with you," he said.
- Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist got a rough grade for his first outing in Lawrence, writes Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star. Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World explains more about Charlie Weis' grading system.
- TCU coach Gary Patterson is getting impatient waiting for his young team to grow up, writes Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette goes inside Isaiah Bruce's big first day out for the Mountaineers.
- Tramaine Thompson proved his ability to be a game-changer for Kansas State, writes Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star.
- Did you realize former Texas O-line coach Mac McWhorter is on Bill O'Brien's staff at Penn State? O'Brien got him to come out of retirement.