Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Dancing in the Ruins: Dayne Crist, Trey Metoyer, TCU's new helmet, and more.

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

Great Expectations. 
Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist  is meeting the expectations that were expected of him when he transferred to the school from Norte Dame during the winter. (The Lawrence Journal-World)

The Sooners' newest star? 
Oklahoma wide receiver Trey Metoyer has become a rising star coming out of the Sooners spring practice. (Scout.com)

This is for the questions that don't have any answers.
Oklahoma's spring practice has left multiple questions unanswered at certain positions. (The Muskogee Phoenix)

Family ties? What family ties?
Texas Tech QB Michael Brewer chose the Red Raiders over Texas, despite the fact his father and grandfather had both been Longhorn QB's. (The Austin American-Statesman)

Gonna dress you up in my love.
TCU's new uniforms for 2012 will reportedly include a gray helmet that was inspired by the one worn in the Horned Frog's 2011 Rose Bowl appearance. (ESPN)

Rolling in the Deep.
Oklahoma State's depth at the running back position featuring the trio Joseph Randle, Jeremy Smith and Herschel Sims has meant the players getting fewer reps. It hasn't seemed to hurt their performance in spring practice, though. (The Muskogee Phoenix)

Springtime in Waco.
David Ubben takes a look at Baylor's spring game from this past weekend. (ESPN)

The domino theory?
Talk of new Big 12 member West Virginia's decision to allow alcohol sales during it's games at home stir debate over whether the other conference members will follow suit.  (The Daily O'Collegian)

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