Thursday, December 27, 2012

The Ruins: Collin Klein, Major Applewhite, and more.

Dancing in the Ruins - The new Big 12 emerging from the ruins of the old. 

Holidays in the Sun.
Baylor represents the Big 12 against UCLA in the Holiday Bowl (7:30 ET, ESPN). (SB*Nation)

Collin Klein is one step closer to sainthood. 
A touching story of how Kansas State starting quarterback Collin Klein saved one young fan's Christmas. (Gamedayer)

Where is the Love?
Kirk Bohls bemoans the lack of excitement over Texas' appearance in the 2012 Alamo Bowl against Oregon State. (The Austin American-Statesman)

Lay It on the Line.
New Texas co-offensive coordinator Major Applewhite could lose his status as a beloved figure in Texas Longhorn history very quickly if the Longhorns lose to Oregon St. in the Alamo Bowl. (The San Antonio Express-News)

The Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in not in Buffalo. Nor is it wild. Nor does it have winds. Discuss amongst yourselves. 
Frogs O' War previews the upcoming 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl featuring TCU vs. Michigan State.

I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it. 
Oklahoma players express their excitement in Cowboys Stadium as the Sooner get ready to face Texas A&M in the 2013 Cotton Bowl. (The Norman Transcript

Too many cooks?
Oklahoma State's offense against 2013 Heart of Dallas Bowl Purdue in the could be hampered by the play-calling by committee resulting from the departure of former OC Todd Monken to become the new Southern Miss head football coach. (The Oklahoman)