Big 12: Patrick Suddles
March, 11, 2013
By Brandon Chatmon | ESPN.com
Have a case of the Mondays? Cheer up, it could be worse, you could be Brandon Knight. Regardless, here are some lunch links to help the day fly by.
- It's been an interesting road from businessman to defensive coordinator for OSU's Glenn Spencer. Jimmie Tramel of the Tulsa World details Spencer's journey and his expectations during his first spring as the Cowboys' defensive coordinator.
- One junior college transfer is already making a impact at Kansas. The Jayhawks are hoping Chris Martin can make a difference along their defensive line this fall, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- It's not all football for the Jayhawks, who held their first Hannah and Friends Football Clinic over the weekend. Roughly 80 Kansas Special Olympians participated in the event, writes Jeff Deters of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Oklahoma center Gabe Ikard injured his hand during spring practice on Sunday, writes Jake Trotter of SoonerNation.
- The ability to run adds an new element to OU's spring quarterback competition, writes The Norman Transcript's John Shinn.
- The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell has some storylines to keep an eye on as Oklahoma State opens spring practice today.
- Texas has hired Patrick Suddles to be its director of player personnel with an eye on efficient use of social media and being ahead of the curve as the Longhorns look to improve their ability to recruit, writes Carter Strickland of HornsNation.
- Former Texas great Vince Young has been helping UT starting quarterback David Ash improve his leadership ability. He's even given Ash a interesting nickname, reports Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesmen.
- Having two games moved to prime time could provide a great opportunity for Texas Tech and new head coach Kliff Kingsbury, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- "Usually spring is boring. It won't be boring this spring." Those words from West Virginia offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson pretty much describe how many position battles are in store for the Mountaineers this spring, writes Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.