Thursday, December 19, 2013
Big 12 lunchtime links
By Jake Trotter
Mario Chalmers best be careful:
- A grand jury cleared Baylor safety Ahmad Dixon of wrongdoing in an incident in which he was accused of assaulting a man he believed stole his television set, the Waco Tribune-Herald's Tommy Witherspoon reported.
- The Dallas Morning News' Tim Cowlishaw suggests the Longhorns aim lower in their coaching search. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel, a former Big 12 counterpart, called Mack Brown "legendary."
- Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads discussed when he hopes to have an offensive coordinator hired.
- Linebacker Jonathan Truman has added to Kansas State's walk-on legacy, the Topeka Capital-Journal's Corbin McGuire details.
- TCU made the Sonny Cumbie hire official. Cumbie will be co-offensive coordinator and coach QBs.
- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops talked trick plays with The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel.
- Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury said he would draft Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel No. 1 overall.
- Oklahoma State center Jake Jenkins will face the team he de-committed from in the AT&T Cotton Bowl. The Tulsa World's Jimmie Tramel has the interview.