Oh, wait, wait, wait, wait. Eighteenth-century agrarian business, but I guess it’s all the same principles. Let me ask you, are you at all concerned about an uprising?
Could the Big 12 eventually add Connecticut or Cincinnati? The former sounds like a terrible idea, and the latter would take some selling for me, but John Ourand and Michael Smith of the Sports Business Journal write about the possibility.
Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman profiles the man who's perhaps the most interesting first-round selection in tonight's draft.
It's official: The first-ever College Football Playoff championship game will be in the Big 12 footprint. Colleague Ivan Maisel likes the name, by the way.
Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register writes about Jake Knott's hope of making his junior-high dreams come true.
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury talks with Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal about his own draft experience and the advice he gives his own players. (Good luck to Kosmider, by the way, who's leaving the A-J and heading to Denver.)
The game time for Oklahoma's date with Notre Dame has been set.
Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle writes about K-State's ex-kicker, Anthony Cantele, who likely won't get drafted but will get his chance. He also has a cool blog with photos of K-State's new stadium upgrade on its west side.
Ex-Texas Tech coach Mike Leach won't be filing a final appeal in his three-year-old firing lawsuit, reports Walt Nett of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Randy Riggs of the Austin American-Statesman writes about Texas' trio of NFL prospects who are wondering where they'll land this weekend.
Texas coach Mack Brown makes a cameo in this column by Sports Illustrated's Austin Murphy with his thoughts on coaches abusing players.
Greg Tepper of Dave Campbell Texas Football weighs in on Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk's Heisman chances.