This is rugby and the guy in the white, his name is Earl Crabtree. He's 6'6", and about 260. Who do you think is tougher to bring down, Earl or Michael? CARDIFF WALES - FEBRUARY 12: Giants player Earl Crabtree bursts through a tackles of Ben Harrison (l) and Ben Westwood during the Engagae Super League match between Huddersfield Giants and Warrington Wolves at Millennium Stadium on February 12 2011 in Cardiff Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
4. Texas Tech Takes First Day Lead at Big 12 Championships - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE | Crossing fingers.
6. Aledo's Gray felt at home with commitment to Texas | Big 12 | Sports News and Videos on the D... | You can see in the picture that James Gray is wearing a Texas shirt, but if you look close, he's wearing a Texas Tech pin on the collar. James always said that it would be Jonathan's decision and he would support his son.
7. Tommy Tuberville on Texas Tech schedule: 'It's really not conducive for us' | College Sports Blog | The Dallas Morning News | Although I understand that people will consider this to be Tuberville complaining, if you were to ask me, 11 games in a row stinks and is tough on a team. Overall, I don't have a problem with Tuberville's quote:
We have an open date and then go 11 straight. It's really not conducive for us but, again, you take what you can get and you go on with it.
8. The Nick Saban method of recruiting - ESPN | Interesting read.
9. Four-Year F/+ Averages - Football Study Hall | An even more interesting read from Bill Connelly.
10. It takes four minutes to disassemble and then reassemble a Jeep - kottke.org | From the always interesting Kottke.