Thursday, June 7, 2012

Dancing in the Ruins: Oklahoma, Kansas, TCU, 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.)

Hand it over. 
Oklahoma revokes the scholarships of suspended wide receivers Jaz Renynolds and Trey Franks, and defensive back Quentin Hayes. (ESPN)

Heading to Greener pastures. 
Former Nebraska running back Aaron Green transfers to TCU. (

Heading out of State.
Former Oklahoma State defensive lineman Joe Okafor is transferring to FCS school Lamar University. (The Oklahoman)

I'm your mother now.
Kansas players prepare to spend their summer in the weight room with  Jayhawk stregnth and conditioning coach Scott Holsopple. (The Lawrence Journal-World)

Kansas recruiting news.
Texas high school rising senior cornerback Colin Spencer commits to Kansas' 2013 recruiting class. (The Lawrence Journal-World)

Baylor cornerback K.J. Morton is flying "under the radar."
Because David Ubben said so. (ESPN. HT: Our Daily Bears)

USA Today doesn't like Iowa State.
Because Chris Williams, not amused by USA Today's prediction that the Cyclones will go 3-9 this season, said so. (Cyclone Fanatic)

Tramaine Event. 
Bring on the Cats profiles Kansas State WR Tramaine Thompson. (Bring on the Cats)

Two more years! Two more years!
Kansas State athletic director John Currie gets a two-year extension on his contract. (The Kansas City Star)

The Long Kiss Goodbye.
Burnt Orange Nation celebrates the departure of Texas A&M from the Big 12 to the SEC as only a Texas-centric blog can. (Burnt Orange Nation)


Narcissism in a family affair.
Tyler Self, son of Kansas head men's basketball coach Bill Self, will be a walk-on guard for the Jayhawks this season. (The Kansas City Star)

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