(Dancing in the Ruins is SWRT's look at the Big XII Conference. Or at least what's left of it.)
Meet the new boss.
Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby has been named the commissioner of the Big 12. (ESPN)
Don't look at me.
TCU AD Chris Del Conte denies rumors that he will be replacing Bowlsby as the AD of Stanford. (The Ft. Worth Star-Telegram)
It's getting hot in here.
Texas head football coach Mack Brown makes Mike Hugenin's "The 10 college football coaches on the hottest seats" list at no. 5. (Yahoo! Sports)
Sorry Seems To Be the Hardest Word.
Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken apologizes for comments he made about Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in an ESPN.com interview. (The Oklahoman)
Many Mountains to Climb.
West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck discusses the Mountaineers' move to the Big 12, financial issues related to the move, and the $217,700 the school lost in going to the Orange Bowl this year. And yes, there's the obligatory mention of Andrew Luck, Oliver's son. (The Charleston Gazette)
Less Than Jake.
Undrafted former Iowa State defensive end Jake Lattimer has been offered a try-out by the Green Bay Packers. Apparently, this isn't a good thing. (Wide Right & Natty Lite)