Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Dancing in the Ruins: Landry Jones, The Longhorn Network, Bryce Brown, and more.

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

Putting the Sooner Schooner before the horse. 
Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones is declared to be  "the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy" in some circles. This must be news to Stanford's Andrew Luck or Northwestern's Dan Persa.  (The Oklahoman

More Longhorn Network silliness.
Texas is expected to make at least $11 million a year from its deal with ESPN to form The Longhorn Network, with an annual 3% increase every year. (CBS Sports)

Ready to Start. 
Kansas State running back Bryce Brown says he's ready to take his spot on the Wildcat team, despite missing several "voluntary" workouts held during the summer. (Kansas City Star)

Third time's the charm?
Improvement is expected at Kansas State with head football coach Bill Snyder's third year since returning to the program. (Kansas City Star)

Making a name for himself. 
Missouri freshman quarterback Corbin Berkstresser is quickly earning a spot as the Jayhawks' no. 2 QB.

Running Up That Hill.
Cowboys Ride For Free checks out the Big XII's running backs. (Cowboys Ride For Free)

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