Monday, March 4, 2013
Lunch links: Texas receivers tearing it up
By Jake Trotter
Jake Trotter from SoonerNation here filling in with the today's links. Enjoy:
- Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman writes that Texas' receivers have been stellar so far this spring, even if QB David Ash has not. Fellow Statesman columnist Cedric Golden notes the Longhorns are emphasizing tackling, which hampered them all last season.
- Defensive coordinator Phil Bennett is doing some tweaking of the Baylor defense, according to John Werner of the Waco Tribune. Werner also writes that Bryce Petty is ready to be Baylor's next starting QB.
- The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell breaks down Oklahoma State's intriguing three-man QB race. The Tulsa World's Kelly Hines reports that Boone Pickens Stadium is adding more suites.
- Blake Bell is not taking the Oklahoma starting quarterback job for granted, and Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman reports that freshman Mike Onuoha is moving from defensive end to linebacker as the Sooners experiment with a 3-4 defense.
- This is the most optimistic Gary Patterson has been since TCU's Rose Bowl team, per Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- The Jayhawks landed their running back of the future in instate star Traevohn Wrench, who committed to Kansas over Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas State.
- Bill Snyder's ways fit the Kansas State basketball team, too, writes Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star.
- Dana Holgorsen has lost three of his West Virginia assistants to other jobs this offseason, Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail recaps.
- The Red Raiders will hold one of their spring practices in Midland, Texas.
- Iowa State's game with Tulsa has been moved to a Thursday night.