Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Lunch links: Texas nixes Thurs. game vs. Huskers
By ESPN.com staff
How about a few hot Big 12 links for your lunchtime edification?
My doctor tells me that these nuggets are better than orange juice or hot chicken soup to keep away the common cold.
So here's to your health by reading these.
- The Omaha World-Herald’s Tom Shatel reports that Texas turned down the opportunity for a Thursday night game at Nebraska on Oct. 14 that would have been nationally televised by ESPN.
- Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are Matt Hayes’ top four teams in his final installment of his weekly Big 12 rankings.
- Top Nebraska recruit Corey Cooper tells the Lincoln Journal Star’s Brian Christopherson that he will decide on signing day among scholarship offers from the Cornhuskers, Notre Dame, Arizona and Illinois.
- Baylor added strength in the trenches with the addition of recruits Dominque Jones from Midwest City, Okla., and Beau Yap from Honolulu, the Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner reports.
- The Boulder Daily Camera’s Neill Woelk opines that the proposed $50 million infusion from boosters could change the face of Colorado’s athletic department.
- Texas A&M defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter tells the San Antonio Express-News’ Brent Zwerneman that his family is excited about moving to College Station for his new job.
- Bob Stoops was torn in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game by the number of his former players playing for both teams, the Tulsa World’s David Sittler reports.
- Former Texas Tech and Memphis assistant Brian Mitchell has joined Ruffin McNeill’s staff at East Carolina, the Greenville (N.C.) Daily Reflector reports.
- Denton (Texas) quarterback and Texas Tech recruit Scotty Young headlines the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s “Fabulous 44” team of top recruits.
- CollegeFootballNews.com analyzes why Colorado’s recruiting efforts appear to be stuck in neutral.
- Former Texas Tech quarterback and broadcaster Sonny Cumbie has been promoted from a graduate assistant to a full-time position as inside receivers coach on coach Tommy Tuberville's staff, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports.
- The Oklahoman’s Brandon Chatmon analyzes Oklahoma State’s incoming recruiting class.