Only Texas, coming off a 5-7 season and having no idea who its quarterback is, could dominate the conversation at media days, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
The Bronx Salute was the talk of Big 12 Media Days early on in Day 1, writes Kellis Robinett of the Kansas City Star.
Gary Pinkel is still expecting defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson at practice when players report for fall camp.
OSU safety Markelle Martin got in front of the camera and interviewed his teammate, Justin Blackmon, at Big 12 Media Days.
Could Missouri and Oklahoma State be new rivals in the Big 12?
Complain all you want, Big 12 programs. Texas will still do what it wants, writes Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com.
Kansas quarterback Brock Berglund pleaded not guilty to an assault charge back in his home state of Colorado, reports Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Matt Hayes of Sporting News talks with the Aggies about the difficult decision to bench Jerrod Johnson last season, and its fruitful results.
A reserve Iowa State defensive back was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, reports Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register.
Texas Tech says welcome to our world, former Big 12 North teams, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman writes that Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden is the Big 12's best in charisma. And also drops a "loquacious" on us. The use will be forgiven on account of this incident.
Kevin Haskin of the Topeka Capital-Journal weighs in on the Big 12 pep rally, and sneaks in a bear poop joke. I'll take it.
Safe to say colleague Ivan Maisel was not a fan of Dan Beebe's grand entrance on Monday.
Gregg Doyel of CBSSports.com says Texas' TV drama could leave the Longhorns with lots of exes, and calls out Texas A&M for its hypocrisy.
Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World has a nice running wrap-up of the Day 1 events.
Texas A&M is embracing its extra media day attention, writes Jason King of Yahoo.
Missouri defensive end Jacquies Smith says no rivalry compares to Kansas-Missouri, reports Eric Sorrentino of the Lawrence Journal-World.