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Links O' War: September 3, 2013

HawkeyedFrog collects the news of the day... and yesterday. Sorry about yesterday.

One thing there's no controversy about in our quarterbacks?  Boykin has the better smile.
One thing there's no controversy about in our quarterbacks? Boykin has the better smile.
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Welcome to Links O' War everyone, I'll be overseeing the linkage this week so we'll be doing things just a smidge differently.  Hope you don't hate the changes.

TCU News

Pachall will start again for TCU, but Boykin still valuable part of offense
For the first time in absolutely ages... we have an actual quarterback controversy on our hands.

TCU O-line holds its own
The areas of concern looked surprisingly strong, while what we expected to be strengths struggled.  Make as much sense of it as you can.

TCU drops in final minutes to No. 12 LSU, 37-27 - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site

TCU Sweeps Furman in Season Opener - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
The TCU volleyball team opened its 2013 season with a 3-0 (25-21, 26-24, 25-20) sweep of Furman.

Koch Leads TCU To 2-1 Overtime Victory - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Makenzie Koch scored a pair of goals to help TCU take a 2-1 overtime win at Houston Baptist Sunday night. The Horned Frogs wrapped up a four-game road swing with a 2-1-1 record.

Around the Big 12- Adventures in the victors posting a lot, and the losers not so much

Post Game Thoughts | Texas Tech Red Raiders 41, SMU Mustangs 23 - Viva The Matadors
Double T Nation is excited about the Kilff Kingsbury era's first victory and is already starting to look ahead to TCU.

Texas runs away from New Mexico State, 56-7 - Burnt Orange Nation
Burnt Orange Nation discusses the sudden big play ability of the Major Applewhite offense, but on the topic I'm sure we were all fretting over

Texas to keep numbers on helmets for 2013 season - Burnt Orange Nation
Texas will look 0.5% different when we play them next.  I understand the appeal of some throwback uniforms, but the numbers thing baffles me.  To me, it's cluttering a clean helmet design.

West Virginia is much more impressed with upper lip dressing than what their team put on the field on Saturday.  I can't blame them.

Baylor Obliterates Wofford 69-3 in Opener - Our Daily Bears
Baylor blog Our Daily Bears (You down with ODB?  Yeah, you know me.) is excited about both thumping Wofford and fan turnout to see said thumping.

OKLAHOMA STATE 21, MISSISSIPPI STATE 3: To hell with expectations. - Cowboys Ride For Free
Cowboys fans marvel in the presence of a competent defense.  What we take for granted, others pine for.

Iowa State - Northern Iowa Recap: Glimpses of Competency - Wide Right & Natty Lite
The Cyclones didn't have everything go wrong, but certainly enough to lose to Northern Iowa.  I'd need to take a few days off blogging after a game like that too.

Oklahoma Football | Week 1 | Three Takeaways - Crimson And Cream Machine
The Oklahoma Sooners got off to a slow start but were very impressive on defense.  C&CM is more optimistic about the offense than I am, but that's to be expected.

There Must Be Some Kind of Way Out of Here - Bring On The Cats
Opening night at the new K-state stadium ended up as a nightmare for K-State.  Not a good weekend for our Big 12 champs.

Your "Thank you for linking to Frogs O' War, but who are you?" link of the day...

WSU Cougs do it again in Auburn: 'Your fans drank us completely out of beer' - CougCenter
An amazing story, but not one that I would expect to draw traffic to Frogs O' War.  Welcome, Cougs!