Wednesday, September 26, 2012

David Ash surprises, Bob Stoops on the ropes, Steele Jantz seeks redemption, and...Trace Atkins?

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.)

Kick Ash.

Bruce Feldman named Texas starting quarterback David Ash as one of " the most pleasant surprises thus far in the college football season." (CBS Sports)

Texas is underrated.
Because Trey Scott said so. (The Dallas Morning News)

Frogs vs. Tigers in 2013. 
TCU will face LSU in 2013's Cowboys Classic in Arlington on Aug 31, 2013. (

Time for  cool change?
Ray Dozier thinks Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops needs "to make serious changes" if he wants to stay off the Hot Seat following last Saturday's loss to Kansas State. (Blatant Homerism)

Turnovers are for breakfast, not football.
John Shinn looks at Oklahoma's issues with turnovers. (The Norman Transcript)

Redemption Song. 
Iowa State QB Steele Jantz is looking to make up for last season's disappointing performance in Big 12 conference play as the Cyclones prepare to face Texas Tech. (The Ames Tribune)

Bears vs. Mountaineers.
Mark C. Moore previews Baylor's first encounter with its new Big 12 neighbor West Virginia. If you can call a school that's about 1,300 miles away a "neighbor."  (Our Daily Bears)

Your "America, love it or leave it" moment of the day. 
Country music star Trace Adkins will be performing the National Anthem before Saturday's Baylor-West Virginia Game. (The Smoking Musket)

Could You Be the One? 
Andrew Doughty ponders if Kansas running back James Sims is the answer to getting the Jayhawks back on track. (Rock Chalk Talk)