Monday, November 5, 2012
Lunch links: Louisville's Big 12 advances?
By David Ubben
Tweeting TV spoilers within the first 24 hours should be punishable by law.
- Texas CB Carrington Byndom is bouncing back from a rough start to the season, writes Mark Rosner of the Austin American-Statesman. The Longhorns defense is finally stepping up. Has Mack Brown ever been happier?
- Old friends are on their way to Stillwater this week from Morgantown, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
- Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle looks back on Saturday's game vs. Oklahoma State in his weekly rewind. Always interesting.
- An entire Texas Tech senior class leaves Lubbock 0-4 against Texas, and now the Red Raiders' bowl prospects are limited, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Lache Seastrunk is providing a spark for the Baylor offense, writes Joshua Friemel of the Dallas Morning News.
- Chuck McGill of the Charleston Daily Mail breaks down the ugly numbers from West Virginia's three-game losing streak.
- If you missed it, K-State CB Allen Chapman was the national player of the week.
- This is the Texas team everyone thought it would see. Will this same team show up over the final three games? Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman asks. He also says a Big 12 administrator told him Louisville is pushing hard to join the Big 12, and their advances are being rebuffed.
- Kansas has struggled in the passing game, but the fault is equal parts quarterbacks and receivers, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman tackles the big questions for Oklahoma State at quarterback.
- TCU didn't celebrate the win over West Virginia for long, and it's changing up its defensive scheme a little bit, reports Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Baylor's defense finally showed some signs of life while beating Kansas, writes John Werner of the Waco Tribune-Herald. West Virginia's did too, but the Mountaineers lost with a late mistake.