Big 12 lunchtime links

LeBron going home?

  • Lynn McGruder, another Sooner who received a second chance, tells The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey he is pulling for Dorial Green-Beckham.

  • The Charleston Gazette previews West Virginia's first opponent -- Alabama.

  • Oklahoma State's recruiting is focused on defensive backs, according to The Oklahoman's Cody Stavenhagen.

  • AL.com's Joel A. Erickson examines Auburn's early-season trip to Kansas State.

  • Traffic signs pointing to Baylor’s old Floyd Casey Stadium are coming down this week.

  • Nigel Bethel II's dismissal could impact Texas Tech's secondary depth, according to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Nicholas Talbot.

  • The Dallas Morning News projects the starting offensive lines of TCU, Oklahoma, Texas, Texas Tech and Baylor.