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Friday, February 8, 2013
Lunch links: Shifting recruiting power in Texas
By David Ubben
This is just the best
Texas is still a recruiting power sure,
but it's not the only major power in Texas anymore
, writes Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman.
Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News says Texas Tech
coach Kliff Kingsbury is the perfect fit for Lubbock.
Don't like Oklahoma State's offensive coordinator hire?
Be skeptical at your own risk
, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
The college football
playoff committee will have 14-20 members
, reports colleague Brett McMurphy.
How the heck did
Iowa State get nine guys from Florida to sign up
to come to Ames? Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register explains.
John Werner of the Waco Tribune-Herald writes
about Baylor's improved recruiting efforts
. With that, the Bears'
brand name has gotten a big boost.
Kliff Kingsbury and his staff are
motivated by folks doubting them because of their lack of experience
, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman
tracks Oklahoma offensive lineman Lane Johnson's crazy run
from borderline starter to a possible NFL first-round draft pick.
already getting a jump on its 2014 recruiting class
, writes Jarret Johnson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
recruiting class is getting some love nationally
, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.