David Ubben Or you could just be nice and pay it forward. They don't make movies out of bad ideas. Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman has a few things to keep in mind during Oklahoma State's search for a new offensive coordinator. Nebraska's quick fix when Bo Pelini was hired in 2007 has backfired on Pelini and athletic director Tom Osborne, writes Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World-Herald. Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman says Travis Lewis made the right choice in coming back to Oklahoma for his senior season. Colorado added a strength and conditioning coach, and officially announced the arrival of receivers coach Bobby Kennedy, who left Texas for Colorado. A naval officer named an honorary captain for the Holiday Bowl says he 'was never upset' about not getting to call a play as Pelini promised he would earlier in the week. Pelini says he was joking. "It never affected me one way negatively ... It was enough to have me on the sideline," the officer said. Is former Colorado coach Dan Hawkins headed for a new head coaching job? He's been rumored for at least one, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera. Ringo also reports that coach Jon Embree says the best players will be on the field for him, and won't be held off it for a player with a better grasp of the system. Texas A&M lost the Lawry's Beef Bowl to LSU, writes Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station Eagle. Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram takes a look back at some of the most memorable moments in Cotton Bowl history. Missouri quarterback Tyler Gabbert is waiting his turn to lead the Tigers, writes Vahe Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Older brother Blaine explains his decision to leave, too. Originally posted by ESPN.com - Big 12 Blog Click here to view the article.