Friday, February 17, 2012

Dancing in the Ruins: Robert Griffin III, TCU, and more.

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

Smoke on the Water. 
Five members of the TCU football team failed drug tests for  marijuana. (SB*Nation)

Eyes on the Prize.
Yes, TCU has taken the lead in the Fulmer Cup. (EDSBS)

Cleveland Rocks. 
NFL Network analyst believes that the Cleveland Browns should make a move to trade up for the second pick in the 2012 NFL Draft to get former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. (The Chronicle-Telegram)

Wonderful Tonight. 

West Virginia is a "wonderful addition" to the Big 12. Because Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw said so. (West Virginia MetroNews)

Blue Moon of Kentucky. 
The Big 12 should go after Louisville as its next member. Because Barry Tramel said so. (The Oklahoman)

Toy boat, or Troy boat?
Iowa State hires former North Carolina defensive backs coach Troy Douglas for the same position on the Cyclones' coaching staff. (The Des Moines Register)

Moving Van.
Oklahoma State taps former Tulsa secondary coach Van Malone for the same position on the Cowboys' coaching staff. (The Oklahoman)

Double your pleasure, double your fun. 
Texas will hold two spring football practices that will be open to the public on the 2nd and 3rd of March. (The Austin American-Statesman)

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