It's a getaway day from foggy Omaha to rainy San Antonio.
But before leaving for the airport, it's time to provide some tasty lunchtime links.
There's lots going on around the conference today.
Here are some of the major stories.
Mike Gundy told the Tulsa World’s Bill Haisten said he has no plans to relinquish calling plays in 2010, despite what he called “issues” in his offense last season.
The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls opines that Texas needs to set a timetable for a coaching transition from Mack Brown to Will Muschamp to stop some of the inevitable questioning for him every time a top coaching job comes open.
Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads looks to future improvement in a wide-ranging interview with Jake Lovett of the Iowa State Daily.
Sources are telling the Austin American-Statesman’s Randy Riggs that Air Force defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter could be headed to Texas A&M as the Aggies’ new defensive coordinator.
The Boulder Camera’s Kyle Ringo reports that Darrell Scott is in limbo after not enrolling at Colorado or officially transferring to another school.
College Football News’ Robert Cirminiello has high early marks for Kansas’ hiring of Turner Gill and Texas Tech’s addition of Tommy Tuberville as new head coaches.
The maintenance staff at Texas Tech quarterback Taylor Potts’ apartment foiled an apparent burglary attempt in the quarterback's residence Thursday afternoon.
Sacramento Bee sports editor Bill Bradley analyzes the recent turnover in college head coaches at jobs including Texas Tech and Kansas.
Craig James tells the Dallas Morning News’ Robert T. Garrett he thinks his role in Mike Leach’s firing will be “inconsequential” in a potential run for the U.S. Senate.
The Bryan Eagle’s Robert Cessna reports that Von Miller will become Texas A&M’s first returning position All-America since Leeland McElroy in 1995 when he returns for his senior season.
The Sporting News reports the Big 12 was involved in four of the top 10 bowls in terms of attendance this season -- the Citi BCS National Championship Game, the AT&T Cotton, the Texas and the Valero Alamo bowls.
About 500 Texas Tech fans turned out Thursday in Lubbock to rally in support of ousted Texas Tech coach Mike Leach, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Matthew McGowan reports.