Big 12 lunch links: Cowboys must be tougher in 2009

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

With Texas A&M starting practice today in College Station, every Big 12 team is back at work to prepare for the 2009 season.

The Aggies will condition in the sweltering sweatbox that can be College Station in August. But it should have them in outstanding shape for the start of the season.

Only 24 days remain until the start of the season. Here are a few stories from across the Big 12 to get you primed.