Big 12 lunch links: Bradford wants a new puppy

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

Hopefully the Easter candy is disappearing and the ham is dwindling.

Here are a few Big 12 tidbits to go with your lunches today. Enjoy them.

  • Jenni Carlson of the Oklahoman writes that Sam Bradford wants a Great Dane puppy -- just like the one he had when he was a kid growing up.

  • The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls reports that converted Texas quarterback John Chiles has been a quick learner at wide receiver during the spring.

  • Texas Tech kicker Donnie Carona is giving incumbent punter Jonathan LaCour a solid challenge during spring practice, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Don Williams reports.

  • BleacherReport.com selects the 10 greatest moments in Nebraska football history.

  • Omaha World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel proposes each FBS team playing two spring games.

  • Scott Wright of the Oklahoman writes about the noticeable excitement and enthusiasm that can be detected around the Oklahoma State program this spring.

  • Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith has been one of the Tigers' revelations of spring practice, the Kansas City Star's Mike DeArmond reports.

  • Nebraska quarterback Zac Lee promises to be steady in his approach to his team's spring game on Saturday, the Omaha World-Herald's Rich Kaipust writes.