Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Happy Labor Day.
Here are a few posts to get you through the holiday.
The Boulder Camera’s Neill Woelk offers little mercy for Colorado’s uninspired first-game loss to Colorado State. And the Denver Post’s Mark Kiszla wonders why ballyhooed Colorado running back Darrell Scott had one carry and one pass reception in the loss.
The Big 12 Conference’s Wendell Barnhouse provides an interesting compendium of tidbits from around the conference.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Jimmy Burch gives Texas A&M high marks for notching five sacks and 606 yards in an impressive 41-6 thumping of New Mexico.
The Sporting News pundit Matt Hayes weighs in on Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones and Oklahoma State’s very real chance for a letdown Saturday against Houston.
The Kansas City Star’s Brady McCullough reports that Dezmon Briscoe, Jeff Wheeler and Jamal Green will be back in Kansas’ lineup next week for the Jayhawks’ game against UTEP.
The Oklahoman’s David Ubben wonders where was Oklahoma’s vaunted depth at wide receiver against BYU, among other second-day observations.
CBSSports.com’s Dennis Dodd named Baylor’s Art Briles his “coach of the day” for the Bears' performance in a season-opening victory over Wake Forest.
Austin American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls has Oklahoma pegged for two more losses and a visit to the Alamo Bowl after Sam Bradford’s injury.
The Kansas City Star's Blair Kerkhoff’s “Conference Call” has Missouri rising and Oklahoma falling among Big 12 teams.
Iowa State’s tackling skills will be tested by Iowa’s bruising inside running game, The Des Moines Register’s Randy Peterson reports.