Let the record show: Baylor and Missouri have a Big 12 Blog-sealed license to rush the field in the event of a win on Saturday.
- Bo Pelini says his team missed 28 tackles in the loss to Texas, and his Tuesday news conference got off to a rough start with a terrible question.
- Colorado is hoping for a special end to the season, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
- Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads is playing psychologist this week.
- What's wrong with Texas' receivers? Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman tries to find the answer.
- Oklahoma and Missouri have the makings of a budding rivalry in the Big 12, writes Dave Sittler of the Tulsa World.
- Kansas players are avoiding the negativity coming at the program from all corners this week, writes Tully Corcoran of the Topeka Capital Journal.
- The Hammer, Oklahoma's Ronnell Lewis, is staying behind for this week's game against Missouri, writes Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman. He'll miss the next two games with a knee injury. Oklahoma offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson also talks about the Sooners' late push last winter to try to get Cam Newton, who now looks like the Heisman front-runner.
- Kansas State is glad to be back on a normal schedule after playing two Thursdays in a row, writes Austin Meek of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are both 6-0 for the first time in history.
- Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News says Texas Tech would be no worse than 4-2 if it still had Mike Leach, and the burden for Baylor to reach a bowl game is on the defense.
- Missouri is getting a nice boost from four players from St. Louis who have seen their share of tough times, writes Mike DeArmond of the Kansas City Star.
- Jerrod Johnson is taking a lot of heat, writes Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station Eagle.
- Texas Tech's Baron Batch sends us the next page in his journal. This week: Playing with his back against the wall and his "Are you going to drink that?" mentality.