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  1. ACC's lunchtime links: Williams return?

    Andrea Adelson

    Miami quarterback Ryan Williams has tried to channel his inner Adrian Peterson during his rehab from a torn ACL, hoping to to start the season opener against Louisville on Sept. 1 -- less than five months after surgery. Quite frankly, that would g...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  2. Adrian Peterson backs pay for play

    Jake Trotter

    As the debate about whether the NCAA should pay college athletes continues, Minnesota Vikings and former Oklahoma star running back Adrian Peterson weighed in strongly on the issue Wednesday. "Johnny Manziel made Texas A&M so much money," he s...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  3. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings says college athletes should...

    Ben Goessling

    As the debate about whether the NCAA should pay college athletes continues, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson offered his strongest comments yet Wednesday in favor of players receiving compensation.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  4. Our Big 12 Mount Rushmore

    Jake Trotter

    LeBron James controversially put, of all things, Mount Rushmore in the news last week by suggesting he would be etched in stone one day among the four best in NBA history. The James story set off a firestorm of other sports-related Rushmores. NFL ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  5. Big 12 lunchtime links

    Brandon Chatmon

    This former Big 12 star continues to bring fans to their feet. Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty maintains a strong bond with his junior high coach, writes Harry King of the Arkansas News Bureau. Comparisons to Adrian Peterson have already begun f...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  6. Four from Big 12 on national all-BCS team

    Jake Trotter

    With the BCS era ending, we released the Big 12 all-BCS-era team this morning. ESPN.com also put together a national all-BCS-era team, and four Big 12 alums made that illustrious squad: RB: Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma (2004-06) -- Nicknamed "A.D." ...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  7. Big 12 all-BCS-era team

    Jake Trotter

    After 16 years, the BCS era is finally over. Next season, college football will have a playoff instead. With the BCS done, we've come up with our Big 12 all-BCS era team (1998-2013) below: Offense QB: Vince Young, Texas (2003-05) -- Young le...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  8. Big 12 lunchtime links

    Max Olson

    This is intriguing: Adrian Peterson wouldn't mind returning to Big 12 country. Mike Gundy would be OK with facing Northern Illinois in the Fiesta Bowl. Five key matchups in Bedlam. The back story of why Kye Staley wears No. 9. What might the fu...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  9. What we learned in the SEC: Week 3

    David Ching

    The Alabama-Texas A&M game was as exciting as we could have hoped, but it was far from the only entertaining game on the SEC slate this weekend. Here are five things we learned around the league on Saturday: The SEC is a defense-first league?: ...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  10. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings thinks Johnny Manziel, other...

    Should the NCAA allow college football players like Johnny Manziel to get paid? Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson thinks so.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  11. The 10 best Big 12 players ever: No. 6

    David Ubben

    We're in the middle of counting down the top-10 players in the history of the Big 12. I'm sure you'll all agree with my selections. See more on my criteria here. Let's move on with the list: No. 6: Adrian Peterson, RB, Oklahoma (2004-06) ...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  12. A look at Big 12's past, future NFL talent

    Carter Strickland

    ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper has two Big 12 players -- Oklahoma's Lane Johnson and Texas' Kenny Vaccaro -- potentially going in the first round of this year's NFL draft. Fellow expert Todd McShay has the same two as Kiper and also is optimistic abo...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  13. The Big 12's biggest recruiting battle ever

    David Ubben

    Our colleagues at RecruitingNation counted down the top 10 recruiting battles of all-time , and the No. 1 name on the list might be a name some of you remember. He did, after all, just win the NFL MVP after rushing for 2,097 yards. The man known a...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  14. Adrian Peterson: Manziel for Heisman!

    David Ubben

    Adrian Peterson's alma mater, Oklahoma, takes on former Big 12 foe Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl next month, but Peterson is not letting that game influence who he thinks should win the Heisman. Texas A&M freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  15. TCU comes full circle vs. Sooners

    David Ubben

    Don't worry about the details, like the fact that Oklahoma was coming off two national title game appearances and was trying to replace bushels of talent from those squads. Or that star tailback Adrian Peterson's ankle was a little gimpy. Looking bac...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  16. Can Oklahoma Sooners contend for national championships in future...

    Jake Trotter

    After a fourth consecutive season without seriously contending for a national title past October, it's time to ask this question -- can OU contend for national titles going forward the way the team's currently constructed?

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2012