Thursday, August 2, 2012

Dancing in the Ruins: Charlie Weis, Ben Habern, West Virginia, 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.)

Dawn of a new day in Kansas. 
Charlie Weis prepares for his first fall camp as Kansas head football coach. (The Lawrence Journal-World)

Taking a peak. 
Matt Tait has a preview of Kansas' fall camp. (The Lawrence Journal-World)

Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
Kellis Robinett looks previews Kansas State's fall camp. (The Wichita Eagle)

The Picture of Dorian Roberts.
Bring on the Cats profiles Kansas St. defensive back Dorian Roberts.

Leave Town.
Oklahoma State left tackle Michael Bowie is an ex-Cowboy. (ESPN)

Hanging up the helmet. 
Neck surgery forces Oklahoma offensive lineman Ben Habern to end his football career. (ESPN)

What's the Story, Morning Glory?
Jordan Esco looks at the storyline going into Oklahoma's 2012 fall camp. (Crimson and Cream Machine)

New Kid in Town.
David Ubben looks at the pluses and minuses of West Virginia as it gets ready for its inaugural season as a Big 12 member. (ESPN)

A Horse With No Name. 
Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhodes finds himself in a situation with the Cyclone secondary that is similar to the one he was in as defensive coordinator at Pitt in 2,000 - a group "no-names" that have the potential to become something special. (The Ames Tribune)


Iowa St. recruiting news. 
Texas high school rising senior wide receiver Brandon Harris commits to Iowa State's 2013 recruiting class. (The Ames Tribune)