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Links O' War: June 6th, 2013

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$3 million to show up at Jerry World? Damn, how much is LSU making?

Wesley Hitt

Here are your morning links!

Notes On A Scorecard - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
TCU director of intercollegiate athletics Chris Del Conte discusses the hot topics around the Horned Frogs.

Pair of Freshmen Honored By Louisville Slugger - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Alex Young and Boomer White have been named Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-Americans as announced by Collegiate Baseball today. Since 2004, TCU has produced 15 Freshmen All-Americans.

Queen of eUGENe - Lorraine Wins Long Jump - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Lorraine Ugen became TCU's second consecutive NCAA Outdoor Champion in the women's long jump Wednesday evening at Hayward Field. A huge third jump of 22-2 1/2 (6.77m) was needed to even make the final, but in the end proved to be the difference on the first day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Former Frog Whitney Gipson won the 2012 Outdoor long jump crown in Des Moines, Iowa last year.

Lions sign DE Braylon Broughton, release Robert Maci | The Detroit News
It seemed inevitable defensive end Braylon Broughton would end up with the Lions, one way or another.

Bob Bowlsby out to strengthen Big 12 after conference realignment - College Football - Andy Staples - SI.com
Three years ago this week, we pre-wrote the Big 12's obituary. Then we waited for the death rattle that would force us to press "send." Nebraska packed for the Big Ten. Missouri begged the Big Ten to propose. The Pac-10 had a bead on Colorado, Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M, but only if the SEC didn't snag Texas A&M first. Panic had set in on the campuses of Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas and Kansas State.

Tough road ahead for TCU's Devonte Fields to repeat - ESPN Dallas
TCU's Devonte Fields earned just 18 percent of the vote, finishing third in our poll. He hasn't had a fantastic offseason, but still, I'm surprised to see a pair of upperclassmen eclipse Fields in the voting.

Former Memorial baseball standout named freshman All-American | PrepSports | a Chron.com blog
Boomer White, who starred at Memorial in both football and baseball, was named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team after a successful first season at TCU

TCU's Patterson visits Kilgore for camp - KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News
The TCU Horned Frogs were in East Texas Wednesday.

College notes: TCU sophomore Ugen wins NCAA women’s long jump | Dallas-Fort Worth Spor...
TCU’s Lorraine Ugen, a sophomore from London, won the women’s long jump with a leap of 22 feet, 2 1/2 inches Wednesday on the first day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.

At $3 million, TCU-LSU game will be record TCU revenue | TCU 360
TCU’s 2013 season opener against Louisiana State University will be “the largest payout by far” from any regular-season football game in school history, Jack Hesselbrock, TCU’s associate athletic director, said.