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Our friends over at Cowboys Ride For Free ranked the Big 12 quarterbacks. How did Skyler Howard stack up to the rest of the conference?
Tales Of West Virginia Fandom:
A Mountaineer in Roanoke, VA has erected a wooden sculpture of a black bear wearing bib overalls with the Flying WV at his home in the heart of Hokie territory. God speed, sir.
West Virginia Athletics:
Volleyball's Hannah Shreve is West Virginia University's nominee for the 2016 Big 12 Female Sportsperson of the Year as announced by the league on Tuesday.
Around The Big XII:
Oklahoma State and Arizona State have agreed to a home-and-home series in 2022 and 2023. The Cowboys will host the Sun Devils at Boone Pickens Stadium on Sept. 10, 2002. Arizona State will host Oklahoma State on Sept. 9, 2023.
TCU freshman star Luken Baker continued his hot hitting, going 3 for 3 with a home run, and the Horned Frogs took control of their College World Series bracket with a 6-1 victory over Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night.
An attorney representing Jasmin Hernandez, who was raped by former Baylor football player Tevin Elliott, claims that ex-Baylor head coach Art Briles did not show up for an apology Briles's attorney had arranged between the coach and Hernandez.
Around The NCAA:
Dabo Swinney and Clemson will again have the best quarterback in college football and are one of the surest things in the national title race. But do they have the same depth in the trenches this time around?
The Ohio State Buckeyes are plugging in green talents at almost every spot on the roster, and just three starters are back on offense. But the Buckeyes might be better off than it seems, and their quarterback is a primary reason why.
After over 50 long, long, long, long, LONG years, Cleveland's title drought is over. But now that Cleveland is happy, somebody must take their spot. Who will we mock when we need somebody to mock? Which city will end the sentence "Well hey, at least we're not "XXXXXXX?"
The Shotgun/Throwdown is light on news today, so enjoy these highlights from the 2007 football season.
Might as well take every Summer jam and make it into one song...
Today's Miss Throwdown is a Chilean actress and model, and the star of AMC's Feed The Beast. CLICK HERE for Lorenza Izzo's Instagram.