DALLAS - Texas Tech's much talked about idea of putting newcomer Dominique Robertson at left tackle and Le'Raven Clark at a guard spot is moving forward - at least for August.
Lache Seastrunk, James Sims, John Hubert, Brennan Clay and Charles Sims are gone. Last season, they combined for 24.8 percent of the Big 12's 21,705 yards on the ground throughout the season.
DALLAS - Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now. "You're going to hate it going forward," Bowlsby said. "There's a lot of change coming.
The Big 12 has been long ridiculed for its lack of defensive prowess. Last season, though, that tide began turning.
The new-look Big 12 is ready for some football. OK, the conference's logo is what's new this year.
For a league without a star quarterback, the conference does have depth as several starters could be replaced during the season.