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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Lunch links: Tech shoring up thin red line

By Carter Strickland

Texas Tech offensive line coach Lee Hayes explains his long and winding road to college coaching. It started back when he was a 29-year-old walk-on player, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

Reginald Davis and Dominique Wheeler have been the stars of the Red Raider passing game this spring, reports the Avalanche-Journal's Nick Kosmider.

Oklahoma State is trying to turn around the attitude, image and results of its defense, writes The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell.

Oklahoma quarterback candidate Trevor Knight grew up surrounded by burnt orange but now bleeds crimson, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman.

Three unexpected players saw their stock rise with solid spring performances, according to ESPN's HornsNation.

SoonerNation's Brandon Chatmon reports that early enrollees Ahmad Thomas and Dannon Cavil have started to make a name for themselves.

Iowa State football coaches made 962 impermissible recruiting calls over a three-year period, according to a report released to the Iowa State Daily.

West Virginia not only needs to find a quarterback, it has to build depth at receiver as well, writes Amir Batra of The Daily Athenaeum.