Big 12 lunchtime links

The biggest meltdown in the history of sports? It might have been.

  • After nudging Mack Brown out the door, Texas president Bill Powers faces a similar fate, writes The Dallas Morning News' Chuck Carlton.

  • The Texas regents are expected to ratify the deal to keep the Oklahoma game at the Cotton Bowl.

  • Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard explains to the Ames Tribune's Bobby La Gesse why he wanted to put the Cyclones' game with Texas on the Longhorn Network.

  • Former Oklahoma QB and congressman J.C. Watts discussed the changing landscape in college football with The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey.

  • Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury wants to keep pushing the limits.

  • Red Raiders QB commit Jarrett Stidham is impressing at the Elite 11 football camp.

  • West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck says improvement this season may not necessarily be measured in wins.

  • The Charleston Gazette previews West Virginia's game with FCS power Towson.

  • Kansas State coach Bill Snyder's legend grows, writes the Leavenworth Times' Mac Stevenson.

  • The Lawrence Journal-World's Tom Keegan has been counting down the 25 most crucial Jayhawks to the 2014 season.

  • TCU is working to enhance its game-day experience.

  • Baylor will be introducing an app to help with game-day traffic to McLane Stadium.