Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Big 12 lunchtime links
By Jake Trotter
No Neymar, no problem. Brazil over Germany today. Who you got?
- New West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has a big challenge in trying to figure out what Alabama's offense will look like, writes the Charleston Gazette's Dave Hickman.
- The Sooners are still waiting on two freshmen to show up, according to The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey.
- Oklahoma's games against Tennessee and Oklahoma State are sold out.
- Former OU defensive lineman Larry Birdine faces domestic assault charges, the Norman Transcript's Jessica Bruha reports.
- Baylor will be unveiling a statue of RG III at McLane Stadium.
- Bears QB Bryce Petty was named one of the freaks of college football.
- The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Nicholas Talbot weighs in on the punch that led to Nigel Bethel II's dismissal.
- Iowa State named two football assistant strength and conditioning coaches.
- Will this season be more of the same for the Jayhawks?
- Texas freshman DT Poona Ford has been cleared and should be ready to go in August.
- The Oklahoman's Cody Stavenhagen offers up 10 Cowboys who could break out this season.