There's some kind of big game tonight, right?
I almost forgot.
But there are still a mess of lunch links from across the conference dealing with tonight's BCS national championship game and other items of interest from across the Big 12.
The Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner writes that Art Briles' decision to decline an interview at Texas Tech was a wise move.
ESPN.com’s Ivan Maisel writes about Mack Brown’s sleepless night as he prepares for Alabama.
USA Today takes a closer look at tonight’s Citi BCS national championship game.
The future of college football depends on Texas winning tonight’s national championship game, the Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Bianchi opines.
The New York Post’s Lenn Robbins writes that Texas is determined not to come up “soft” in tonight's national title game.
The San Diego Union-Tribune’s Tim Sullivan analyzes Colt McCoy’s impact on tonight’s game.
Alabama has too much strength to be denied the Southeastern Conference’s fourth straight BCS national championship, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Tony Barnhart reports.
John Mackovic of The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun remembers his old employers. He’s picking Texas tonight.
Tickets for tonight’s game are selling for $943 on StubHub -- a 37.9 percent increase over the average paid for last season’s game between Florida and Oklahoma, Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Competition is heating up from Southeastern Conference schools as Texas A&M tries to maintain commitments with Louisiana prospects Jarrett Fobbs and Brandon Jackson.
The Omaha World-Herald's Tom Shatel details his plan to create a football playoff and save the bowl system.
Texas Tech marketing guru Russ Bookbinder tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Matthew McGowan that the school’s reputation will withstand the unflattering publicity from its contentious dealings with Mike Leach.
The Lincoln Journal-Star’s Steve Sipple writes that Nebraska’s emerging credibility under Bo Pelini would get a boost if Texas wins tonight.
Colorado received a surprise commitment from 5-foot-8 tailback Tony Jones from Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, N.J.