The Big 12 is facing an identity crisis at quarterback, with a lot of different players preparing to take snaps this fall.
Seven of the league’s 10 teams had senior quarterbacks, providing for a lot of changes during spring practice.
“With new QBs, there are always question marks. I mean, you don’t really know until you know,” Baylor coach Art Briles said Tuesday. “The only way to know is to get out on the field with them in the heat of battle and find out how they respond. Yeah, it changes the dynamics of the league 100 percent.”
The UDK and KJHK preview the showdown against Texas. By Farzin Vousoughian and Blake Schuster Make sure to check out more stories on kjhk.org and also on the University of Daily Kansan’s website at kansan.com. Continue reading →
A look at a few overrated coaches, and Ryan Lochte brings the laughs again. By John Griffin @JohnRGriffin Facades In college football, it’s common to have talent make a coach seem better than he is. For example, Vince Young’s amazing 2005 season and Rose Bowl heroics elevated coach Mack Brown’s status from great to legendary. The talent Brown pulls in at the University of Texas year in and year out is the best in the county, which is why it’s so shocking that over the last 3 seasons, Texas is an astonishingly mediocre 17-14. Georgia coach Mark Richt also shows similar signs of cracking and underachieving despite constantly possessing a bevy of talent in the… Continue reading →
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the span of a year, the Big 12 has gone from turmoil to terrific on television once again.
A conference whose football future was uncertain with the defections of Nebraska, Colorado, Texas A&M and Missouri over the past two… Continue reading →
The Big 12’s spring football season concludes Saturday with scrimmages at Kansas and Kansas State. Monday, coaches provided their progress reports during the league’s spring conference call.
TEXAS – Will 2012 be the year the Longhorns officially r… Continue reading →
Musings at the mid-week:
– Everything about Kansas State basketball was starting to seem too sedate, too placid.
– Then, boom, Jordan Henriquez draws a suspension for reasons undisclosed.
– If the junior forward responds the way Angel Rodriguez did … Continue reading →
LAWRENCE — Kansas has committed $12.5 million to its new football coach, and the old one is getting $6 million to coach somewhere else.
This is the cost of doing business, athletic director Sheahon Zenger said, or least the kind of business KU wants … Continue reading →
Time to rattle off the best of the Big 12. No statuettes, no medals, no trophies. No emcee, no show, no speeches.
Just some good, clean fun to put online and on paper.
So again, all my best from the 2011 Big 12 season …
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