On the road to Stilly...
For all of yesterday's childishness, there was an act in the SMU-Texas A&M game that serves as a reminder that there's some civility left in the game we all love so much. Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle has the story.
Alex Okafor could be the key to pressuring BYU's passing game, writes Carter Strickland of HornsNation.com.
Missouri chancellor Brady Deaton talked with Andrew Wagaman of the Columbia Missourian after Wednesday's conference call between the board of directors.
This is what Baylor has to say for itself regarding yesterday's news. It's an ... interesting interpretation of the events.
Get away from Texas? How about get away from Baylor? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman writes that the Bears' self-preservation strategy might backfire.
Jen Engel of FoxSports.com says the only ones trying to save college football from itself are Dan Beebe and Baylor.
Baylor, however, "feels strongly" that it would at worst receive an invitation to the Big East, reports Yahoo's Jason King.
Could Texas really drop Texas A&M as its Thanksgiving opponent and add Notre Dame? It's already done it once, writes John Maher of the Austin American-Statesman.
Colleague Ivan Maisel says Texas A&M president R. Bowen Loftin shouldn't be wrapping himself in the American flag like he did with his comments on Wednesday.
Realignment has slowed to a crawl, and it's hurting college football, writes Ralph D. Russo of the Associated Press.
Texas Tech spokesman Chris Cook says the Big 12 is currently locked in a "traffic jam," reports Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Oklahoma officials denied reports on Wednesday that Big 12 members would cease legal action toward Texas A&M if Oklahoma committed to the league.
Baylor is along for the realignment ride, not stopping the inevitable, writes George Schroeder for SI.com.
If the Big 12 breaks up, the bowl system is going to be chaos, writes Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com.
Mississippi State's president offered some insight into what the heck happened at the SEC presidents meeting on Tuesday night.
A downsized Big 12 would still keep its BCS automatic qualifying status, reports Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
Kansas State running back Bryce Brown "has some catching up to do," Bill Snyder told Joshua Kinder of the Manhattan Mercury.
Snipers at Boone Pickens Stadium? Say whaaaaat?