Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Game day beckons in less than 24 hours.
Here are some stories to get ready for tomorrow.
Break out the back bacon and loonies. The Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner profiles Baylor’s Canadian starting offensive tackles Danny Watkins and Philip Blake.
Colorado running back Rodney “Speedy” Stewart vows to return to the Buffaloes’ lineup this week despite a nagging hamstring injury, the Boulder Daily Camera’s Kyle Ringo reports.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Tom Timmermann details some of the obstacles facing the Big 12 as it analyzes whether to start its own television network.
The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls writes about the Texas secondary, which he says is stronger than a Roger Clemens denial.
The Denver Post’s John Henderson analyzes the Big 12's biggest disappointments after two weeks.
Nebraska guard Ricky Henry is working hard to keep his emotions in check on the field, according to the Lincoln Journal Star’s Steve Sipple.
Iowa State safety David Sims tells the Des Moines Register’s Randy Peterson how he ended up at Iowa State after his commitment to Oklahoma was pulled. Sims leads the Big 12 with three interceptions after two games.
The Topeka Capital-Journal’s Austin Meek analyzes running back Daniel Thomas' importance to Kansas State’s lineup.
J. Brady McCullough writes about some of the unique challenges that face so-called “basketball schools” as they develop their football programs.
The Tulsa World’s Dave Sittler writes that Oklahoma still is searching for an identity as the Sooners prepare to play underrated Tulsa.