Here are some late lunchtime links to catapult us into a busy weekend.
Oklahoma State is shivering its way through bowl practice as the only Big 12 team without an indoor training facility, the Tulsa World’s Bill Haisten reports.
Texas center Chris Hall is profiled by the Mobile Press-Register’s Mike Herndon.
ESPN.com’s Pat Forde predicts a 3-5 season in the bowls for the Big 12 this season.
Ndamukong Suh gets the three-question treatment with the Sporting News’ Ryan Fagan.
The Oklahoman’s Berry Tramel catches up with Darrell Sheppard and Freddie Sims – two unlikely heroes of Oklahoma’s 1981 victory over Houston.
The Denver Post’s John Henderson likes the hiring of Turner Gill at Kansas.
The El Paso Times' Jay Koester has an open letter for Oklahoman fans about their bowl trip to El Paso.
The Detroit News’ Bob Wojnowski writes that Missouri would be the logical best addition to the Big Ten.
Dennis Franchione remains the favorite to claim the vacant UNLV coaching job, according to the Las Vegas Sun.
The Kansas City Star’s Blair Kerkhoff explains why most coaches like the current bowl system over a playoff.