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Daily Round Up:8/8/13

Can we just talk about football?

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Erich Schlegel

Just fyi. now redirects to Texas Sports. [Texas Sports]

UT Board of Regents' open records act has been cancelled. [Barking Carnival]

Big 12

Some so-called experts have some predictions for the Big 12. [CBS Sports]

Good news or bad news? A Sooner true freshman back plowed over a defensive lineman. [NewsOK]

TCU loses a third player for the season. [CBS Sports]

Watch out for the Bears. [Waco Tribune]

Baylor vs. Alabama. Here is a way too early national title game prediction. [Coaching Search]

In case you weren't aware of this, Bill Snyder is a great guy. [Fox Sports]

Open Range

It isn't easy being the best college football player in the country. [ESPN]

Jay Bilas brought down the NCAA shop online. [CBS Sports]

The NFL is scouting draft picks on their social media accounts. [Holter Media]

Johnny Manziel may not be the only college athlete signing multiple items for a broker, [Good Bull Hunting] but South Carolina said nothing illegal was going on. [SI]

The Agricultural and Mechanical Department

ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIVERSITY; AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT. The legislature shall as soon as practicable establish, organize and provide for the maintenance, support and direction of a University of the first class, to be located by a vote of the people of this State, and styled, "The University of Texas," for the promotion of literature, and the arts and sciences, including an Agricultural, and Mechanical department. - Texas Constitution

Can the NCAA lower the boom on Manziel even if no money changed hands? [Mr. SEC]

Why would brokers turn on Johnny Football? [SB Nation]

Did a rift with brokers actually fuel the investigation? [CBS Sports]

What's the difference between Manziel and Terrellel Pryor? [SI]

The rules are unfair, but Manziel isn't the one to challenge them. [SI]