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Friday, July 19, 2013
Lunch links: Preseason poll reaction
By David Ubben
They don't actually have to squeeze his head to get him to say 'Holy cow', do they?
Could Iowa State
enclose Jack Trice Stadium in the next five years
? Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register explores the possibility.
Former Texas running back Ricky Williams is
likely to be the new running backs coach at University of Incarnate Word
in San Antonio, reports Rana L. Cash of Sporting News.
Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune writes down
five thoughts from the Big 12 preseason poll
. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman has a few,
including his shock at Texas' fourth-place spot
. He also writes about the NCAA's
new targeting ejection rule and its possible impact
Greg Robinson is back in Austin,
this time as a football analyst.
John Hoover of the Tulsa World says the recent media poll is evidence of
the changing way people view the conference
Athlon's Michael Bradley
profiles new Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury
. A walk-on safety is a
future starter for the Red Raiders
If you want to attend Texas' Fan Appreciation Day,
you've got to win a lottery
Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World looks at
one coach behind Kansas' recent run of juco recruiting success
. The Journal-World's Gary Bedore writes about
the work of KU's strength coach with a wounded veteran
Quinton White had a big spring,
but will it carry over to the fall
? Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal puts him under the microscope.