These are serious times for several Big 12 schools, so be sure to take a moment to watch my early frontrunner for college football play of the year. It'll warm your heart.
The story of the day on Sunday: Texas relieved defensive coordinator Manny Diaz of his duties and promoted former DC Greg Robinson. Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman says Mack Brown had to make the move. Chuck Carlton calls it a decision of desperation and necessity. Is Mack "on the clock" now?
The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel offers his take on the impending Oklahoma State scandal and what comes next. Mike Gundy has declined to comment on the still-unpublished Sports Illustrated story. A few newcomers are making an early impact for OSU.
The coach under fire in the SI investigation is now at West Virginia, and AD Oliver Luck is starting an independent review of his own. WVU almost gave Florida State transfer Clint Trickett a chance against Oklahoma. It appears the WVU defense improved a bit in week 2.
It's now Iowa-Iowa State week, and Mike Hlas of the Cedar Rapids Gazette says the theme this year might be "Somebody's Gotta Win!" Interesting look here at how ISU managed to thrive during a national attendance decline.