The day before signing day obviously is dominated by recruiting news.
But it's not all that is going on across the Big 12.
Check out these links along with your lunchtime respite. You'll thank me for it later.
ESPN.com’s J.C. Shurburtt has high confidence that Owamagbe Odighizuwa will end up at Nebraska.
The Denver Post’s Woody Paige wonders where Dan Hawkins has been the last few weeks.
The Lincoln Journal Star’s Steve Sipple writes about Turner Gill’s diligent job of trying to cobble together his first recruiting class at Kansas.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen blasted the Southeastern and Big 12 conferences for failing to adopt stricter policies on handling player concussions, the Associated Press’ Kristie Rieken reports.
Baylor wide receiver David Gettis and Texas Tech tackle Marlon Winn struggled through the first day of practices at the Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Game at El Paso, Texas, the Sporting News’ Russ Lande reports.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Bill Coats catches up with Sheldon Richardson to talk about the pressures of recruiting. Richardson, who played at the College of the Sequoias last season, said he remains committed to Missouri for the spring semester next year.
A Dallas Morning News recruiting day primer predicts that Texas is set to contend for championships for years with this year’s recruiting class. And the Morning News’ Chuck Carlton also provides extensive recruiting previews for Texas Tech, Texas A&M and Baylor.
The Omaha World-Herald’s Tom Shatel is curious why Nebraska is competing with Western Kentucky for a potential starting quarterback.
The Boulder Camera’s Kyle Ringo reports that attrition has cost Colorado nearly eight players per year from each recruiting class by the end of its eligibility at the school.
New defensive tackle commitment Mike Jones tells the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams he was set to attend Fordham before receiving a late recruiting offer from Texas Tech.
Kicker-punter Will Russ of Shreveport, La., is Texas’ 25th and final commitment of the recruiting class of 2010, the Austin American-Statesman’s Suzanne Halliburton reports.
The Oklahoman's Jake Trotter reports that former Georgia defensive coordinator and Stanford assistant Willie Martinez appears headed to Oklahoma as a new defensive coach for the Sooners.