Big 12 lunchtime links
October, 8, 2013
By Brandon Chatmon | ESPN.com
Oklahoma and Texas will wear uniforms with gold trim on Saturday. The Longhorns will wear orange jerseys with gold trim, while the Sooners will sport white jerseys with gold trim.
- Last season's upset win over Kansas State was a turning point for Baylor, which has won eight straight games since that night, writes John Werner of the Waco Tribune.
- Texas receiver Mike Davis talked about and apologized for his attempt to block Iowa State defensive back Deon Broomfield, a play many people considered a cheap shot. Broomfield responds saying "I don't know how you loaf after a play." Bobby La Gesse has the story for the Ames Tribune.
- Kansas' Tony Pierson is "day-to-day" after suffering a head injury, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Expect changes in the Jayhawks' depth chart, writes Rustin Dodd of the Wichita Eagle.
- Kansas State coach Bill Snyder was in a light-hearted mood despite the prospect of facing Baylor, writes Ken Corbitt of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Oklahoma linebacker Corey Nelson has turned into a mentor after his season-ending injury, writes John Shinn of the Norman Transcript.
- Oklahoma State linebacker Shaun Lewis had a big day against Kansas State, writes The Oklahoman's John Helsley.
- Case McCoy can leave a legacy as Texas' starting quarterback in the Red River Rivalry on Saturday, writes Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- TCU's third-down struggles against Oklahoma were directly related to first-down setbacks, writes Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- No structural damage in the knee of Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield. The Red Raiders' quarterback situation remains unclear, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Is West Virginia that bad or Baylor that good? Charleston Gazette's Dave Hickman tackles that question.
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BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State