The Big 12's only coaching vacancy has been filled and it will be back to bowl preparations this week for the eight conference teams slated for postseason action.
Like the song says, it is "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," isn't it?
Here are some links to keep you from doing all of your holiday shopping this afternoon.
Paul Rhoads tells the Sporting News’ Dave Curtis about how his team’s relentless determination marked this season.
The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls writes about Ndamukong Suh’s soccer career, Alabama’s versatile offense and Turner Gill’s chance for success at Kansas.
The Omaha World-Herald’s Lee Barfknecht details some of his favorite Turner Gill memories from his time at Nebraska. And ESPN.com’s Ivan Maisel writes how weird it will be for Nebraska fans to see Gill as Kansas’ coach.
Colorado secondary coach Greg Brown is on the move after he was hired as Arizona’s co-defensive coordinator, Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Camera reports.
Kansas State coordinator Vic Koenning has emerged as a potential hire for Georgia’s vacant defensive coordinator position, David Hale of the Macon Telegraph reports.
The Oklahoman's Jake Trotter wonders if either Kevin Wilson or Brent Venables will get a head coaching shot this offseason.
Lesley Visser of CBS Sports writes about another top defensive player being denied at the Heisman Trophy presentation as Suh finished fourth.
ESPN.com's Mike Fish analyzes how much top college players like Colt McCoy’s value to their program outstrips the cost of their scholarships.
Bo Pelini told the Omaha World-Herald’s Mitch Sherman that he wasn’t buying the notion that Suh wasn't the nation’s best football player in 2009.