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Tuesday Links O War: December 2, 2014

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Football Looks To Win Big On Senior Day |

TCU will look to win its first Big 12 championship when it hosts Iowa State on Saturday at 11 a.m. The Horned Frogs, in just their third season in the conference, have already defeated every Big 12 member at least once since beginning league play.

Dawson Receives Big 12 Honor |

The Big 12 Conference has announced TCU linebacker Paul Dawson as its Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the 48-10 win at Texas.

Meacham Named Broyles Award Finalist |

TCU co-offensive coordinator Doug Meacham has been named one of five finalists for the Broyles Award, presented to the nation's top assistant coach.

Big 12 increasing benefits to student-athletes | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Big 12 officials announced on Monday that the conference will allow its members to offer multiyear scholarships and increased aid to “full cost of attendance” for no less than a student-athlete’s period of eligibility.

Patterson says committee needs no help picking top teams | Fort Worth Star Telegram

“The committee is made up of people. They don’t need people to talk badly about them,” he said Monday in his conference call with reporters. “There’s some guys on that committee who have won a lot of football games and understand what good football is.”

Payoff debate goes down to wire for Baylor and TCU | ESPN

TCU is 10-1 with an overall résumé that stacks up with just about any other in the country. Baylor, too, is 10-1, with a trump-card win against TCU.

Baylor vs. TCU rematch is happening off the field | USA Today

It figures to be a huge weekend on the banks of the Brazos River, exactly what Baylor officials envisioned when they built a brand new stadium to accompany the nouveau football power Art Briles already had under construction.