Big 12's lunch links

Feb. 19, 2014, will forever be the day the world learned about Pasta-Gate.

  • A judge ordered Baylor and two companies that are building Baylor’s new on-campus football stadium to preserve evidence, including possible video recordings, from an accident that claimed the life of a construction worker last month, the Waco Tribune-Herald's Tommy Witherspoon reports.

  • Former USC QB may eventually transfer to Texas, but the process will take much longer than anyone initially thought, the Austin American-Statesman's Brian Davis reports.

  • Iowa State officially announced the hiring of Maurice Linguist, who will coach the secondary.

  • Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy is taking to the dry erase board in a new weekly series called "Coaches Chalk Talk" on the school's Web site.

  • Kansas safety Anthony Smithson has an interesting nickname.

  • Louisiana Tech will get roughly $800,000 to play Oklahoma next season, according to the Shreveport Times' Sean Isabella.