West Virginia safety Darwin Cook opens up about West Virginia's defensive struggles with Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail. Interesting stuff there.
Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes about the linebacker battle at TCU and Gary Patterson locking down any brackets around TCU's football facilities.
Is the recent chatter about Geno Smith real or manufactured? Gil Brandt of NFL.com writes about the question.
Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman gives you a closer look at Oklahoma State's safeties.
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury talks with Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal about the quarterback competition this spring. Blue-chip recruit Michael Starts is also a no-show on the Red Raiders' spring roster, along with linebacker Daniel Cobb. Starts is a big concern. We'll see how that plays out. Two injured receivers are back on the field and ready to go, though.
West Virginia's players were recently given a lesson on the program's history, writes Bob Hertzel of the Times West Virginian.