The "Slim Reaper" strikes South Beach.
New athletic director Steve Patterson is considering scheduling a Texas football game in Mexico City. Seriously. The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls has the scoop.
With three alums starting on the Denver Broncos offense, Texas Tech will be well represented in Super Bowl XLVIII, the Denver Post's Nick Kosmider writes. The university capitalized on this storyline by taking out an ad on an electronic billboard in Times Square. Denver receiver and former Tech great Wes Welker told reporters that "if you want to go to the Super Bowl, you should go to Texas Tech."
The Waco Tribune-Herald's Tommy Witherspoon has more details on the worker who died near the construction site of Baylor's new football stadium.
Oklahoma lost a defensive end commitment to junior college.
Oklahoma State is creating a new recruiting pipeline in Louisiana, reports The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell.
The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel has a feature from the Super Bowl on former Oklahoma State standout offensive tackle Russell Okung, who now anchors the blindside of Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson.
Two Kansas State fans severely injured in a Scottsdale, Ariz., pedicab accident while in town for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl have filed lawsuits against the city and three businesses, the Arizona Republic's Beth Duckett reports.
The USA TODAY's Scott Allen breaks down some of the recruiting storylines in the Big 12 heading into signing day.
The Dallas Morning News breaks down who's still out there in recruiting for some of its area's Big 12 schools.