Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Dancing in the Ruins: Aggiegeddeon, Garrett Gilbert, Darius Williams, and more.

(Dancing in the Ruins is SWRT's look at the Big XII Conference. Or at least what's left of it.) 

 Dear John letter? What Dear John Letter?
Texas A&M denies it's sent the Big 12 a letter announcing it's intent to leave the conference. (ESPN)

Exit provisions in the Big 12 bylaws are a mess.
Because Clay Travis said so. (Outkick the Coverage)

What's Oklahoma doing during while Aggiegeddon/Longhorn Network rages?
Secretly dreaming of its own Sooner Network, apparently. Because Barry Trammel said so.(The Oklahoman)

Big 12 should look at BYU as Texas A&M's replacement. 
Because Blair Kerkhoff said so. (Kansas City Star)

And in actual football news...

Ready to Start. 
Texas taps Garrett Gilbert as starting quarterback in the Sept. 3 opener against Rice. (ESPN)

Crawling Through the Wreckage.
Kansas is still trying to recover from the meteoric rise and fiery fall of the Mike Mangino era. (Kansas City Star)

Follow Your Bliss.
Linebacker Darius Willis says that he's glad that he decided to transfer to Kansas from Buffalo after the school tapped Buffaloes' head football coach Turner Gill to replace Mangino. (Kansas City Star)

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