Monday, June 25, 2012

Dancing in the Ruins: Marquise Goodwin is Olympic-bound, Sam Bradford gives back, 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.)

London Calling. 
Texas wide receiver Marquise Goodwin will compete for the US in the long jump competition at the 2012  Olympics in London. (The Austin American-Statesman)

Be True to Your School.
St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford donates $500,000 to help fund the construction of a new student housing facility on the campus of his alma mater Oklahoma . (The Norman Transcript)

A so-so Sooner nonconference schedule. 
Jason Kersey looks at a lackluster Oklahoma nonconference schedule that includes UTEP, Florida A&M, and Notre Dame. Well, one out of three isn't bad. (The Oklahoman)

Climbing Jacob's Ladder. 
Wisconsin high school rising senior offensive lineman Jacob Homa commits to Iowa State. (Cyclone Fanatic)

A Sort of Homecoming.
John Helsey previews Oklahoma State's Nov. 10 meeting with new Big 12 member West Virginia. The Mountaineers head coach,  Dana Holgorsen, was a former Cowboy offensive coordinator. (The Oklahoman

This just in: Charlie Weis is fat.
Because TCU blog Frogs of War said so. (Frogs of War)

Kansas State player profile of the day.
Bring on the Cats profiles Kansas State offensive lineman William Cooper. (Bring on the Cats)

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

The Finau Countdown.
Bring on the Cats profiles Kansas St. defensive end Alauna Finau. (Bring on the Cats)

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