Texas AD DeLoss Dodds says he's not issuing ultimatums to his struggling coaches because he expects the problems to be fixed, writes Mike Finger of the San Antonio Express-News.
George Schroeder of USA Today profiles Oklahoma State OC Mike Yurcich, who's made the jump from Division II to the Big 12.
Baylor coach Art Briles talks about his experiences surrounding the explosion in West, Texas on Wednesday.
Sam Richardson is trying to take the next step as Iowa State's quarterback, writes Mark Emmert of the Des Moines Register.
Daniel Sams is trying to show he's more than just a runner, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle.
No Justin Blackmon meant less intensity and less challenge in practice for OSU CB Justin Gilbert. He's trying to change that this year, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal writes about Texas Tech's new nutrition program. It's a lot more interesting than it sounds.
John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes about WVU's widening pipeline to Florida.
Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes about Oklahoma State special teams man Quinn Sharp's road to the NFL.
West Virginia's two safeties are back in 2013 and that hasn't happened in Morgantown for a decade.