Daily Round Up: Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Three Longhorns earn College Football Performance Awards this week. [Texas Sports]

The AP was not impressed with the Horns win over Iowa State. [Dallas Morning news]

We're hot. [ESPN Big 12 Blog]

The Cyclones missed some scoring opportunities. [Des Moines Register]

The basketball team survived Fresno State. [San Antonio News-Express]

"I really like these guys - the way their demeanor was great during the whole game in the huddle and the way they were talking," head coach Rick Barnes explained. "Some of the things that we had talked about - just being together. That part was really, really good. They found a way to finish the game." [Texas Sports]

Around the Big 12

The Sooners beat Baylor. [Fox Sports]

Congratulations to Landry Jones. [NewsOK]

15,069: Career passing yards for Landry Jones, who passed Ty Detmer for fourth-most in NCAA history. Jones also passed Russell Wilson to move to 10th in NCAA history with 111 touchdown passes

Kansas State slugged through TCU's defense to win. [Ft. Worth Star-Telegram]

KSU has made history. [ESPN]

This is a time when methodical and controlling are good characteristics. [Yahoo Sports]

It took Tech two overtimes to beat Kansas. [CBS Sports]

The Pokes beat West Virginia. [CBS Sports]

The Mountaineers look for answers after dropping four games in a row. [Saturday Gazette-Mail]

Gary Patterson wants more honesty when it comes to reporting injuries. [Dallas Morning News]


Tommy Tuberville provides an explanation for ripping off his assistant's headset. [Dallas Morning News]

Open Range

Anything is possible this season. [NY Times]

Good advice. [SF Gate]

Charlie Weis has a simple policy for his players when it comes to social media.

"Don't be stupid," the Kansas football coach said.

Money distribution is a big discussion point in the college football playoff. [ESPN]

The family of A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel are planning to trademark his nickname. [ESPN]

Great Reads

A filmmaker's life is marked by the violence of his father Bill, a former NFL player. [SB Nation]

Retiring from the NFL leaves former players grappling with health issues. [SB Nation]

And finally...

So there you have it. Of all of the things you should remember about him, know that Darrell Royal was always an innovator, who was always searching for new and better ways to win. Somewhere far beyond the skies, Darrell Royal had his feet propped up, was likely sipping a cold beverage and smiling when the entire football world looked in to see Texas in the Wishbone formation for the first time in almost 40 years. And when current quarterback David Ash flipped to wide receiver Jaxon Shipley who threw it back to Ash who passed downfield to tight end Greg Daniels, James Street stood at the front of his suite and watched. He had already told fellow viewers he might not run from the formation when the Longhorns found themselves backed up to the five yard line. Mack Brown and Bryan Harsin and the offensive staff had had the same thought. But the Longhorn players had practiced all week for this moment, so the coaches decided to go ahead and run the play.

"I watched in silence," said Street. "And when the play was over, I said my little prayer to coach. He would have really liked that call. It could not have been a better day." [Texas Sports]

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