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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Lunch links: Impact transfers in, out
By David Ubben
Thanks for the welcome back today. Your emails of marriage advice while I was away were awful, but I appreciate the sentiment, folks.
Sporting News' impact transfers for 2013
have one quarterback coming into the Big 12, and two skill-position players who left the league.
new defensive head man is in the spotlight
this spring, writes Bob Hertzel of the Times West Virginian.
When should Oklahoma pick a quarterback? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman
talks a bit about dueling philosophies from the coaches
in the Sooner State.
Kansas State the nation's hottest sports school
? The Associated Press looks at the possibility.
Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World has a
video of Kansas' involvement recently with the Special Olympics
. Very cool. Players were involved and put on a football clinic.
The Waco Tribune has some more
aerial photos of the progress on Baylor's new stadium
Oklahoma State has
found its new defensive backs coach in Tim Duffie
, who's coming over from Wake Forest. The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell writes about Joseph Randle's
attempt to improve on a lackluster combine performance.
versatility isn't getting overlooked
by NFL teams.
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury is
one of a handful of young coaches learning the ropes
dealing with yet another linebacker injury
after Tevin Jackson's shoulder will sideline him for the rest of the spring.
Oklahoma would like to
remind you that it will be playing a home-and-home series with LSU
in 2018 and 2019.
Interesting note from colleague Ivan Maisel on former OK State OC
Todd Monken's program at Southern Miss
Justin McCay is ready to take the field at KU
, and he's got plenty to prove.
Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman notices a
rather odd coincidence between one former Longhorn and a current one
Geno Smith is a
big talent, but he's got issues
, writes Marc Sessler of NFL.com.