In this week's mailbag, we discuss Kansas State's Big 12 title chances, Ramon Richards' move to safety in Stillwater and which ethnic cuisine is best.
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Cal QB Davis Webb said after his pro day that "double-digit teams have told me I'm a first-round guy" in the upcoming NFL draft.
David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer
Former Cal QB Davis Webb has "12-15 more" meetings with NFL teams scheduled. He wouldn't elaborate on details, but when asked by a local Bay Area reporter, he did indicate that San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan has been in contact. Webb, whose draft stock has been rising, plans to watch the NFL Draft at his Dallas area home with former teammates from both Cal and Texas Tech. "It'll be an interesting mix," he said.
The offenses at West Virginia and K-State seem primed for a jump, Texas Tech's unit could slide, and nobody knows what to expect from TCU and Baylor.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Cal OT grad transfer Aaron Cochran says he's down to three schools: Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and Auburn. Cochran visited Stillwater three weeks ago, is visiting Auburn this weekend, and Tech the weekend of April 8. Expects to have a decision soon after that. Cochran started 16 games for Cal.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Texas Tech announced a two-game home series against Abilene Christian of the FCS, scheduled to open the Red Raiders' seasons in 2024 and 2026. The west Texas schools have not played since 1949. Abilene Christian moved up to the FCS in 2014.
Texas Tech's competition at left tackle could hinge on the development of converted tight end Travis Bruffy.
In our latest mailbag, we look ahead at the Big 12's top rushers in 2017, how defenses are shaping up at Oklahoma and Texas and much more.
In Mason Rudolph, Justice Hill and James Washington, Oklahoma State appears to have the Big 12's top quarterback-running back-wide receiver trio.
The problem for Kingsbury isn't on offense, where he can constantly coax out strong quarterback play. The issue is on defense, where opponent third-down percentage is the number to watch.
It's March Madness time, so folks have college hoops and brackets on their minds. But we get around to talking some football as well.
The Red Raiders' defense has been dreadful the last two seasons, but Kliff Kingsbury still believes David Gibbs can turn things around.
He's going into his seventh season as a Red Raider. He's almost able to pursue a doctorate. And, oh yeah, he's battling again for his center job.
There have been some intriguing developments already in the Big 12 this spring, including a wide-open quarterback competition at Texas.
The Big 12 now has four sets of brothers coaching within the league, creating a potentially unusual dynamic on and off the field.
Former Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes is raw, but NFL teams see his potential and want to try to turn him into a star. Here's who else is moving up draft boards after the combine.
Before working his way to becoming Patrick Mahomes' heir apparent, Nic Shimonek helped pay his tuition with a successful refurbishing business.
Patrick Mahomes II is among them, showing skills that could make evaluators want to take another look at him.
With spring practice looming, Kansas State's conference title hopes and the direction of West Virginia's offense are on the minds of Big 12 fans.
Patching up a defense that was particularly porous against the pass in 2016 is just one challenge Kliff Kingsbury faces in his fifth season at TTU.
Several former Big 12 standouts have a chance to raise their draft stock at the NFL combine this week, including Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes.
The Big 12 needs more participants in the NFL combine, but having only 10 teams makes it a challenge to compete with the 14-team conferences.