Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Dancing in the Ruins: Charlie Weis on conference realignment, TCU, Oklahoma, and more.

(Dancing in the Ruins is SWRT's look at the new Big XII Conference that's rising out of the ruins of the old one.)

What, me worried?
First-year Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis on the latest round of conference realignment madness: "“It’s not uncertainty for us. A year ago, if I were the (Kansas) head coach, I’d probably be talking about uncertainty. Right now, it’s uncertainty for all the other teams that are outside the four conferences right now.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2012/05/23/3624901/kansas-weis-can-be-calm-as-conference.html#storylink=cpy
(The Kansas City Star)

Deep Impact.
Meanwhile, Matt Tait looks at the impact Weis has made among the Kansas fanbase since he was hired by Kansas last December . (The Lawrence Journal-World)

Hanging up his horns.
TCU head football coach Gary Patterson has announced that Horned Frog running back Ed Wesley has left the team for family reasons. (ESPN Dallas/Fort Worth)

It's not creepy, it's college recruiting.
Texas high school junior safety Deric Robertson commits to Oklahoma State's 2013 recruiting class. (The Oklahoman)

Follow the Leader.
Michael Baldwin profiles Oklahoma free safety Tony Jefferson, who is described as being "poised to become a leader on the defense." (The Oklahoman)
 

Warning! Warning! Danger, Will Robinson!
Oklahoma at UTEP on Sept. 1 tops Mike Huguenin's list of "Big Six" conference schools who play road games against out-of-conference opponents that could end up with as devastating losses for them. Texas Tech at Texas State (Sept. 8) and Baylor at Louisiana-Monroe (Sept. 22) round out the top three. (Yahoo! Sports)

Supporting the troops. 
 Kellis Robinett looks at the relationship between Kansas State and the Fort Riley Army base located near Manhattan, Ks. (The Wichita Eagle)

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Frogs of War looks at Georgia Tech's chances of being a potential Big 12  expansion candidate. Quit snorkeling. (Frogs of War)


SB*Nation declares that "West Virginia is the Best Place in the World."
Unless you're a couch, that is. (SB*Nation)

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