July Wednesdays! Who knew? Lots going on today.
Former Oklahoma State and Oklahoma coach Jimmy Johnson (he also coached some NFL team) is scheduled to be a contestant on the next season of "Survivor," reports Mark Francescutti and Barry Horn of The Dallas Morning News.
Incoming Kansas State defensive end Adam Davis suffered a back injury in junior college and is facing surgery. He may not make it back on the field.
Nebraska may be flying more after it moves to the Big Ten, but that doesn't necessarily mean higher expenses, reports Kris Knowlton of the Lincoln Journal Star.
Colorado made a small profit the last fiscal year, but its new budget will be getting a slight trim, reports Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
This year is Iowa State cornerback Leonard Johnson's time, writes Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register.
Ned Seaton at the Manhattan Mercury sheds some light on the legal issues surrounding the Ron Prince buyout case.
Colorado's thinning receiving corps may get some help in USC's Travon Patterson, who is considering a transfer to Colorado in light of the recent NCAA sanctions, reports Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
The Waco Tribune-Herald has more on Baylor's big offensive line commit, Spencer Drango.
Bill Haisten at the Tulsa World, with Sam Bradford on the cusp of signing a record-breaking contract, catches up with another Oklahoma quarterback, 2003 Heisman winner Jason White, who is out of football.
Texas Tech running back Baron Batch could be set up for a big year in the Red Raiders' new offense, writes Terrance Harris at AOL Fanhouse.
Nebraska DB coach Marvin Sanders says if he held a defensive fantasy draft from his team, he'd draft the center of the Peso defense, Eric Hagg, first.
Oklahoma and Colorado have two of the toughest nonconference schedules in the country, according to The Sporting News' Matt Hayes. Meanwhile, Missouri and Baylor have two of the easiest. (Missouri's a given, but I can't say I agree with Baylor there, considering it's traveling to TCU.)
Russ Lande at Sports News ranks Texas A&M quarterback Jerrod Johnson as the No. 6 QB prospect in the 2011 NFL draft. Four Big 12 running backs are in his top 10: DeMarco Murray, Daniel Thomas, Roy Helu Jr. and Kendall Hunter.
Von Miller and some of his teammates fired up a few fans in College Station on Tuesday night, reports Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News.