Big 12 links: '12th man ruckus' attracted A&M's punter

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

After watching my first practice of the season Thursday, I came to a quick revelation after only a few minutes.

Practice assuredly is easier to follow in an air-conditioned facility like Baylor opened yesterday than watching from the grass fields and 102-degree temperatures that we experienced earlier in the afternoon.

There's really no comparison.

While I enjoy some air-conditioned surroundings from my house, here are some lunchtime links to send you charging into the weekend.