Monday, October 3, 2011

Dancing in the Ruins: The Red River Shootout, Jordan Webb, Dominique Whaley, and more.

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

 There can be only one.
Oklahoma and Texas enter Red River Rivalry week each with unbeaten records for the first time since 2008. (

Meet me at the Fair.
The State Fair of Texas in Dallas will be the site of the Oct. 8 edition of College GameDay as Kirk Herbstreit and the gang preview the Red River Shootout. (ESPN)

Walk-on the Wild Side.
Former Oklahoma walk-on Dominique Whaley has emerged as the Sooner's best running back. (The Oklahoman)

Round and Round. 
Oklahoma players seem to be a little behind the times when it comes to the Texas quarterback carousel. (The Oklahoman)

Stable condition.
Stability seems to the be strongest lure when it comes to the SEC trying to attract Missouri. (The Kansas City Star)

Webb of Intrigue. 
Despite Kansas' loss to Texas Tech, Jayhawk quarterback Jordan Webb is proving to be capable in the starting role. (The Topeka Capital-Journal)

You Bet Your Life.
Kansas is listed as a 29 point underdog against Oklahoma State. (Rock Chalk Talk)

Age Ain't Nothing But a Number. 
Despite being 72 years old, Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder doesn't to seem to have any problems getting his team to follow his guidance. (The Kansas City Star)

Back in the Saddle Again.
Kansas State is back in the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2007. (The Kansas City Star)

Gonna dress you up in my love. 
The Oklahoman looks at Oklahoma State's uniforms and the marketing and recruiting related reasons behind them. (The Oklahoman)

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