Monday, September 29, 2014

The Ruins: Chralie Weis firing fallout, Charlie Strong and Roger Goodell,

Dancing in the Ruins - The new Big 12 crawling out of the ruins of the old. 


Yeah, it's been a while since the last "Dancing in the Ruins." I'll try to do better.

Where Do We Go From Here?
Pete Volk provides a list of nine candidates to replace ex-Kansas head coach Charlie Weis, who was fired on Sunday. The most notable candidates are former Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron, Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett, and Baylor offensive coordinator Phillip Montgomery.  (SB*Nation)

Roger and Me.
Texas head coach Charlie Strong had a meeting with embattled NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Sunday. The two discussed Strong's "Core Values" system at Texas, which has led to nine players being dismissed from the team. (ESPN)

What can Brown do for you?
Peter Bean profiles Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown, whom Bean describes as being the Longhorns' "best player on the team this season." (Burnt Orange Nation)

Opportunity Knocks.
John Helsey sees Oklahoma State's next two games against lowly Big 12 conference opponents Iowa State and Kansas as opportunity for growth with the Cowboys' young defense. (The Oklahoman)

The Generation Gap, Sooner style.
Jason Kersey looks at reactions to Oklahoma's alternate away uniforms, which the Sooners' wore in the team's 45-33 road win over West Virginia. Needless to say, reaction had a lot to do with age. (The Oklahoman)

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