Big 12 lunch links: Steckel appears set as Missouri's coordinator

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

Happy Friday. Here are some delecteable links that go especially well with Lenten lunches.

  • Columbia Daily Tribune beat writer Dave Matter writes that Dave Steckel should be named as Missouri's new defensive coordinator before the start of the Tigers' spring practice Tuesday.

  • Ohio coach and former Nebraska coach and player Frank Solich plans to return to Lincoln to watch practice and check out improvements in Nebraska's football facilities, the Lincoln Journal-Star's Steve Sipple reports. It would be Solich's first trip back to the program since he was fired as its coach after the 2003 season.

  • Legendary former Texas defensive back Bill "Super Bill" Bradley was obliging and appreciative after he was inducted into the statewide Texas Sports Hall of Fame earlier this week, San Antonio Express-News columnist David Flores writes. And Bryan-College Station Eagle columnist Robert Cessna notes that there were no Texas A&M alumni who were inducted in this year's Texas Sports Hall of Fame induction class.

  • Waco Tribune-Herald beat writer John Werner writes that former Waco High School standout running back Jarred Salubi of Baylor is ready to challenge for playing time after sitting out his redshirt season.

  • The Omaha World-Herald's Mitch Sherman provides a video breakdown of the Cornhuskers' running backs.

  • Pete Fiutak of collegefootballnews.com analyzes all of the Big 12 teams heading into spring practice.

  • An online survey commissioned by the Houston Chronicle indicated that John David Crow was the greatest Texas A&M football player in history. Other players finishing in the top five, in order, included Dat Nguyen, Ray Childress, John Kimbrough and Jacob Green.