Monday, January 14, 2013

The Ruins: Bob Stoops, Case McCoy, Bob Stoops, recruiting, and more.

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

McCoy, Hicks off suspension.
Texas quarterback Case McCoy and linebacker Jordan Hicks have been taken off suspensions handed out before the Alamo Bowl. (ESPN)

State of the (Sooner) Nation.
Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops discusses what he views the state of the Sooners' football program to be at the moment. He talks of Big 12 title success, Sooner fans see lack of success in winning a BCS title. (Sooner Nation/ESPN)

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.
The defenses of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State can look forward to a 2013 devoid of QB threats sich as Kansas State's Collin Klein, and West Virginia's Geno Smith. (The Oklahoman)

The best there is?
The Oklahoma St. QB trio Clint Chelf, Wes Lunt, and J.W. Walsh could be the best QB's in the Big 12next season. Because Gina Mizell said so. (The Oklahoman)

Goodbye Says It All.
Iowa State quarterback Jared Barnett announces his plans to transfer. (The Des Moines Register)

I've got a little list, I've got a little list.
Burnt Orange Nation has a list of non-Big 12 schools it would like to see Texas schedule. Yes, Texas A&M is on the list, of course. 

Texas Tech coaching staff profile of the day.
Viva The Matadors profiles Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt.


Oklahoma recruiting news.
California high school senior wide receiver K.J. Young commits to Oklahoma's 2013 recruiting class. (Crimson and Cream Machine)

Thank you, sir. May I have another?
Texas HS senior defensive tackle Charles Walker commits to Oklahoma's 2013 recruiting class. (Crimson and Cream Machine)