Thursday, June 28, 2012

Dancing in the Ruins: The Cotton Bowl, recruiting news, Notre Dame expansion speculation, and more.

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

Back in the Saddle Again?
The Cotton Bowl seeks a renewed level of relevancy and financial success as a possible part of the new college football playoff system You can probably expect the Bowl's move to Cowboys Stadium will give it a leg up on the competition. (Crimson and Cream Machine)

The last, best hope?
Interim Big 12 commissioner Chuck Neinas believes Notre Dame is the only school that would  “enhance the Big 12 value for television.” (The Oklahoman)

Kansas State profile of the day.
Bring on the Cats profiles Kansas State offensive lineman and Rimington Trophy candidate B.J. Finney. (Bring on the Cats)

Thank you, Sir. Can I have another?
Bring on the Cats profiles Kansas St. OL Matt Kleinsorge. (Bring on the Cats)

Red Raider JUCO's
Double-T Nation looks at Texas Tech's JUCO signees. (Double-T Nation)

Comedy is Not Pretty.
Wide Right & Natty Lite looks at the schedule of a mythical West Virginia cable network featuring shows like "Will It Burn?" The title of which should be self-explanatory. (Wide Right & Natty Lite)


What can Brown do for you?
Florida high school rising senior running back Tyler Brown commits to Iowa State's 2013 recruiting class. (The Ames Tribune)

Noteboom goes the dynamite! 
Texas HSRS offensive lineman Joesph Noteboom commits to TCU's 2013 recruitting class. (Frogs O' War)

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