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Daily Round Up: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

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Blame it all on the network.


We are so relieved to know the team feels better. [AAS]

“When we talk about the Oklahoma game, I am always going to look back and know I didn’t give my best,” junior guard Mason Walters said after the Baylor game. “They had a good front, and they outplayed us, but I am really encouraged about how we played tonight.”

According to Mack Brown, Charlie Weis an amazing coach. [Daily Kansan]

Brown didn't ask for that damn network. [SI]

"It's in Waco. Baylor sees every practice,'' Brown said. "We're a little overexposed.''


Better not be Texas.

Around the Big 12

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Need a good reason to root for the Irish this Saturday? The Sooners hate Notre Dame. [NewsOK]

Bill Snyder has 16 rules for success. [NY Times]

West Virginia QB Geno Smith, on Kansas State's performance: "They kicked our butts."[ESPN Big 12 Blog]

Bob Stoops just can't help himself. [SB Nation]

In a move that you rarely see, Stoops took the chance to kick Kansas while they were down by commenting on how "boring" the game was from his perspective.

"Overall, it was a pretty business-like four quarters for us. They didn't come in and do a whole lot," Stoops said. "We just played. It got a little boring, but we just played our base defense most of the night and just played ball."

Is Gary Patterson still glad to be here? [Dallas Morning News]

Art Briles is standing by his defensive coordinator. [Ft. Worth Star-Telegram]

Kansas State is college football. [Bring On The Cats]

It was just bad all over for Kansas. [Daily Kansan]

The Pokes QB J.W. Walsh is out for the season with an injury. [Dallas Morning News]

Open Range

The Ducks have the edge over Kansas State in the BCS standings. [CBS Sports]

Bowl predictions! [Phil Steele]

The NCAA and the NFL are tax-exempt organizations. [Legal Blitz]

Just a few days later the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Jay Bookman posted a blog entry in which he is seemingly flabbergasted that the NFL can hold more than $1 billion in assets and pay its executives eight-figure salaries and still avoid taxes. Most Americans probably share the same sentiment. These organizations look, feel, smell (and probably taste) like for-profit, money-hungry corporations posting huge profits. So why isn’t the federal government taxing them?

And finally...

Bill Snyder's 16 rules for success. [KState Sports]