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Somewhat shocking news out of Texas Tech: Cornerback Will Ford, a likely starter, left the team suddenly. Tommy Tuberville was short on the reasons for his exit, but it sounds like burnout. I have to wonder, if he gets a couple months away from the game but stays enrolled at Texas Tech, would he try to earn his way back on the team? Seems like it could happen, but that's a complete guess.
Bryan Harsin chose Texas over LSU, who made a late run at his services after the Longhorns made an offer, writes Alan Trubow of the Austin American-Statesman. The Longhorns begin spring practice today.
Oklahoma fans can't go around ripping Nick Saban's skirting of recruiting rules. The Sooners' latest violations are worse, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
Andy Staples at SI.com has a bit of Big 12 flavor on his All Two-Star (or fewer) team. OSU quarterback Brandon Weeden headlines the list, along with Missouri TE Michael Egnew and Texas A&M DB Terrence Frederick.
Colleague Mel Kiper says Aaron Williams at Texas and Aldon Smith of Missouri are two players who could make a big jump at the combine this week.
KU offensive coordinator Chuck Long is facing forclosure on his home near San Diego, reports Brent Schrotenboer of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Missouri's Smith writes about his draft preparation in a diary for the Kansas City Star.
Oklahoma State has officially set its spring game for April 16.