Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
It's the end of a long grueling week for me after the media days. I'm still having flashbacks about too many coaching clichés and too much Dr Pepper after I finally got home last night.
But there were a nice collection of links across the blogosphere today to finish my week.
There is one that I bet will provide a little fodder for my friends in Nebraska.
Enjoy the weekend.
The pundits at the Sporting Blog detail their list of worst coaches in history. And, yes, Bill Callahan is mentioned rather prominently.
More than 2,500 mourners -- including former coach Barry Switzer and teammate Brian Bosworth -- attended Rick Bryan's funeral in Coweta, Okla., John Hoover of the Tulsa World reports. Bryan, a former two-time All-American at Oklahoma, died Sunday at the age of 47.
The Birmingham News' Jon Solomon writes about speculation that the Atlantic Coast, Pac-10 and Big 12 conferences are working on a collective television network for their schools.
Mike Finger of the Houston Chronicle/San Antonio Express-News provides a primer on the five most-predictable questions he repeatedly heard during the recent Big 12 media days.
Good story by Samuel McKewon of the Nebraska State Paper. He analyzes the role of walk-on players in Nebraska's football program.
Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder told the Tulsa World's Bill Haisten that the school has already sold a record number of season tickets for the upcoming season and should finish by selling at least 42,000.
The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel was frozen by Bill Snyder's conversational curveball at the Big 12 media days.
Playmaking defensive back Lavocheya Cooper of Arp, Texas, committed to Oklahoma State, the Oklahoman's Brandon Chatman reports. Cooper chose the Cowboys over Iowa, Missouri, Utah, TCU, Houston and Baylor.
The Austin American-Statesman's Randy Riggs profiles multi-tattooed Texas Tech offensive lineman Brandon Carter.
Kansas City Star Big 12 beat writer Blair Kerkhoff compares Bill Snyder before and after his coaching sabbatical.
USA Today's Brent Foster provides an extensive team-by-team breakdown of the Big 12.
Mammoth 6-foot-9, 305-pound Colorado tackle Nate Solder still appears to be growing, the Denver Post's Jim Armstrong reports.