Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Gather round for some Big 12 sustenance this noontime.
The Lincoln Journal-Star’s Steve Sipple writes that Nebraska I-back Roy Helu Jr. can grab some national attention with a big game Saturday against Virginia Tech.
Oklahoma still will be searching for an identity this season until Sam Bradford returns to action, the Tulsa World’s Dave Sittler opines.
The tradition of someone named Smith contributing as a Missouri defensive end is analyzed by the Kansas City Star’s Mike DeArmond.
Heralded defensive end Sergio Kindle has no sacks in Texas’ first two games. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been disruptive for the Longhorns’ defense, the San Antonio Express-News’ Mike Finger writes.
The Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner writes that Baylor is excited to start its home season after an impressive opening-week victory.
Dan Hawkins tells the Boulder Daily Camera’s Kyle Ringo that he’s not worried about his job security. But the BDC’s Neill Woelk writes that although a vocal group of fans are demanding a coaching change, he still doesn’t believe it will happen.
Iowa State quarterback Austen Arnaud is trying to put the memories of his struggling performance against Iowa behind him, the Ames Tribune’s Bobby La Gesse reports.
The Lawrence Journal-World's Dugan Arnett writes that Maxwell Onyegbule's development is the most obvious sign of Kansas' defensive makeover.
The Kansas City Star’s Chris Fickett serves up some answers to burning questions about Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri.
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams writes that linebackers Bront Bird and Marlon Williams have been keys for Texas Tech’s rapid defensive development.
Guard Matt Allen tells the San Antonio Express-News’ Brent Zwerneman that finally attending Texas A&M after playing for LSU for two years was well worth the wait.