The Pac-12 conference asked College Football Playoff commissioners if they would consider expanding this season’s four-team bracket to include eight teams. The Pac-12 cited disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic as their reasoning for the temporary expansion.
The CFP declined, according to multiple reports. Four playoff teams in 2020 it is.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Golfweek: COVID-19-free Scottie Scheffler searching for first PGA tour win
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Texas’ Ash is detailed, dedicated enough to upgrade Horns’ defense
Dallas Morning News: 5 things Texas fans need to know about TCU, including Max Duggan’s return to the field last week
Dallas Morning News: Texas prediction: Can Longhorns contain Duggan, TCU?
247Sports: The Insider: What changes can we expect?
247Sports: Behind Enemy Lines: HornedFrogBlitz previews Texas-TCU game
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Burnt Orange Nation: Texas offers 2022 4-star RB Jamarion Miller
Burnt Orange Nation: 4-star Andrew Mukuba announces top 3 ahead of decision date
Austin American-Statesman: Longhorn Confidential: Why is Texas still going after 2021 recruits?
Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Scouting Texas commits on the road, including five-star Ja’Tavion Sanders
247Sports: Mike at Night: Assessing the 2022 running back class
247Sports: Performers of the week: Which commits and targets stood out?
247Sports: Denver Harris looking forward to taking visits after dead period
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Viva the Matadors: Texas Tech has Big 12 title potential
Frogs O’ War: “I’ve been having nightmares about Garret Wallow all week.” A Q&A with Gerald Goodridge of BON
The Smoking Musket: Newcomer Tony Fields II is already having a positive impact on the West Virginia defense
Wide Right and Natty Lite: Offensive player to watch vs. Oklahoma: Sean Foster
Bring On the Cats: K-State Football: Adjustments on Defense - Volume 1
Rock Chalk Talk: The case for Jalen Daniels
WHAT WE’RE READING
Banner Society: Good Idea Time: September 2020 presidential debate special edition
Banner Society: The Kansas State Proposition: Would you trade a title for an Oklahoma-sized win every year?
SBNation: A soccer player directed a slur at a gay player, so his teammates walked off the pitch
NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND
- Texas is officially on top in 247Sports’ latest Big 12 power rankings.
- Um. What?