Iowa State fans: Thoughts on Chizik getting the ax on the Plains?
Interesting column here from Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. As fun as it would be, I think I agree. The risk of a Texas A&M-Texas Cotton Bowl far outweighs the reward for Texas A&M. Why would either team want to be a part of it?
Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman says there's plenty of recent evidence that the Big 12 can't compete with the SEC.
The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls says David Ash hasn't taken the necessary steps as a QB, and RG3 rushing the field in a Baylor shirt at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday tells you all you need to know about him.
What's going on with Kansas State's offensive line? Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle looks at their search for atonement after poor games vs. TCU and Baylor.
Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette looks at what Shawne Alston's return has meant to West Virginia's offense. The Mountaineers can't take too much from the Iowa State win, though.
TCU's commitment to the run paid off against Texas, writes Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Could Oklahoma be missing one of its best defensive linemen this week against TCU? Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman says so. And what do the Sooners think about a split title when they don't hold the tiebreaker?
If Texas is going to beat K-State this weekend, it'll have to beat history, too, writes Mark Rosner of the Austin American-Statesman.
Texas Tech's recent troubles have been frustrating, but at least there will be a bowl game, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. The lack of takeaways is the reason for the struggles, writes the Journal's Nick Kosmider.
Injuries may be a big story in this week's K-State/Texas game.
Baylor doesn't have RG3 anymore, but the program proved itself by reaching a bowl game anyway, writes John Werner of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
Oklahoma State players weren't really a huge fan of the postgame celebration at Owen Field on Saturday, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
Collin Klein deserves another shot to knock Johnny Manziel off his Heisman perch this week, writes Steve Greenberg of Sporting News.
TCU's Big 12 membership is already paying off on the recruiting trail, writes Travis L. Brown in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. (I'm telling you, folks. This may be the story that defines the next decade in the Big 12.)
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal asked for fans' opinions on Texas Tech after a late-season slide.