Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Damien Williams rushes, Dwayne Crist loosens up, Iowa State, and more.

Dancing in the Ruins

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

I Knew You When.
Arizona Western College head football coach Tom Minnick discusses former Matador running back Damien Williams, who has made a name for himself at Oklahoma this season. (The Oklahoman)

A Study in Crimson.
Crimson and Cream Machine breaks down an 89-yard rushing touchdown play by Oklahoma running back Damien Williams against Florida A&M.

In the Stills of the Night. 
Oklahoma wide receiver Kenny Stills discusses being the favorite on-the-field target of Sooner starting quarterback Landry Jones. (The Oklahoman)

So let's loosen up with a playful tease. 
Dwayne Crist is working on "loosening up" after a slow start as Kansas' starting QB. (The Lawrence Journal-World)

How long to the Point of Know Return? 
Frogs O'War looks ahead to TCU's first Big 12 conference matchup with Kansas.

Images conflicting into data overload. 
Mark C. Moore provides more than enough information about Sam Houston State, whom Baylor plays one the road against on Saturday, than anybody could possibly need. (Our Daily Bears)

Give Me Liberty.
Baylor will face Liberty in 2016. (

Cowboys vs. Bulldogs?
Oklahoma State and Mississippi State are reportedly working out a deal to face each other at  Reliant Stadium in Houston on 2013. (The Oklahoman)

Cruising under your radar. 
Iowa State is enjoying its 2-0 start while being portrayed as underdogs once more a week before Big 12 conference play starts. (The Des Moines Register)

Hero of the Day.
Kirk Bohls profiles Texas deep snapper Nate Boyer, who served two tours of duty in the Middle East as an Army Green Beret before walking on at Texas. He's now on scholarship. (The Austin-American Statesman)


Kansas injury report. 
Kansas Prinz Kande will miss the rest of the season due to an injury to his right knee. (The Lawrence Journal-World)