Jarrett Stidham Has What Gus Malzahn Needs

Jarrett Stidham rolls onto The Plains offering Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn the elixir to cure the Tigers' woes. Luring the transferring Baylor quarterback into a Tigers uniform presents a challenge for Malzahn, however. Stidham, the talented youngster who expertly filled Seth Russell's Heisman-contending shoes last season, visited Auburn Wednesday, per 247Sports' Brandon Marcello. He…

Heisman Top 10: Big 12 Heisman Contenders

Since the conference's formation two decades ago, the amount of Big 12 Heisman winners (5) trails only the SEC (6). However, we approach the fifth year since a Big 12 Heisman candidate last hoisted the hardware; the longest drought in the league's history. Robert Griffin III dazzled in 2011, edging two-time Stanford runner-up Andrew Luck…

Is The Big 12 Conference Salvageable?

How close the Big 12 Conference was to full implosion six years ago this month, the world may never truly know. So many conflicting accounts surfaced at the time, and still leak out today, it's difficult to parse reality from fiction. Colorado was the first to go, leaving for the former Pac-10 on the 10th.…

Baylor Football and Society’s Sports Addiction

There are times covering sports when I just question their purpose. The Baylor football rape scandal, which Thursday cost Art Briles his head coaching job, is one such instance. Too much cultural importance is assigned to trivial pursuits. Read any pop culture blog -- or hell, even many reputable news outlets -- and take in…

Art Briles Twitter Lets Out A Gaffe

Nero played his fiddle as Rome burned; the Art Briles Twitter account tweeted a most inopportunely boastful infographic Thursday afternoon in the wake of a damning Outside The Lines report. #TruthDontLie #BeCourageous #BaylorFootballBeAChampion pic.twitter.com/c6BsNBfKrw— Coach Art Briles (@CoachArtBriles) May 19, 2016 I add the qualifier "Art Briles Twitter account" as opposed to naming the Baylor…