The newspapers are buzzing about Mississippi coach Houston Nutt and his possible interest in the vacant coaching job at Kansas.
That story and a lot of others are garnering headlines across the Big 12 and beyond.
Here are a few of them.
The potential hiring of Houston Nutt at Kansas is analyzed by the Kansas City Star’s Martin Manley in his “Upon Further Review” blog. But Mississippi officials tell Dugan Arnett of the Lawrence Journal-World that Kansas hasn’t inquired about Nutt.
The Columbus Dispatch’s Bob Hunter isn’t buying that Texas is the nation’s No. 2 team.
The Omaha World Herald’s Tom Shatel analyzes why Shawn Watson’s offense struggled this season at Nebraska.
Ndamukong Suh’s late charge at the Heisman Trophy is detailed by the Omaha World-Herald’s Mitch Sherman.
Buck Harvey of the San Antonio Express-News writes about the unique relationship between Ndamukong Suh and Colt McCoy.
The San Jose Mercury-News’ Jon Wilner explains how Hunter Lawrence’s field goal saved the BCS and why the Alamo Bowl’s move to a Pac-10 affiliation next season looks promising.
Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis tells the Dallas Morning News’ Chuck Carlton that he plans to lean on Will Muschamp’s expertise of Nick Saban’s offensive system.
ESPN Rise ranks Adrian Peterson as one of the decade’s top 10 high-school athletes.
Austin American-Statesman columnist Cedric Golden details his fail-safe college football playoff plan.
Only four Big 12 teams were rated among the nation’s top 40 teams in College Football News.com’s ranking of all of the FBS football teams.