Sorry for the late post, everybody. Here's a quick roundup of some of what's out there today...first up, Baylor-centric:
NFL Draft 2012: Should Robert Griffin III (And Others) Stay Or Go? - SBNation.com
Lamar Miller and LaMichael James are going, Robert Griffin III will probably follow, and Aaron Murray is staying for at least one more year between the hedges. It's time to go to the stat sheet to see if these players are making the right decision.
Big 12 Basketball Standings: Baylor, Missouri Lead The Pack In Non-Conference Play - SB Nation Kansas City
With non-conference play in college basketball winding down, Baylor and Missouri have emerged from the pack in the Big 12 as serious threats to challenge Kansas for conference supremacy. The Bears...
Paul Quinn College loses 95-54 at No. 6 Baylor, which has 17 dunks, 51-20 rebounding edge - The Washington Post
Acy Tallies 24 as MBB Cruises to 95-54 Win - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
Quincy Acy had 24 points and seven of Baylor's 17 dunks as the sixth-ranked Bears defeated Paul Quinn College 95-54 on Monday night for their 10th consecutive victory.
And from around the rest of the Big 12:
- Dave Sittler: OSU is not rewarding Gundy's loyalty | Tulsa World
Wendy N. Powell: College Football Coach Salary Envy
A close Buckeye friend of mine said, "But look at all of the money that Coach Meyer will bring into Ohio State. He will bring in much more revenue than he makes." But, do coaches bring money into the schools or do they take more than the deserve? Sure, fans will purchase licensed products with a return of rich royalties to the college but they are generally distributed outside of the athletic department budget. And the benefit goes to...?
I disagree with Wendy, here. I think there's an argument that the distribution of CFB revenues overlooks many of the integral components, but to suggest that the head coach is merely a factor of his surroundings borders on obtuse. While Ohio State would make more money in a losing season than Baylor can in a winning season, it's also pretty easy to see how much a winning season can boost revenue for the athletic department.