Big 12 Roundup: Calm Before The Storm

Sep 2, 2012; Waco, TX, USA; A general view of the Big 12 logo at Floyd Casey Stadium before the game between the Baylor Bears and the Southern Methodist Mustangs. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

As we enter Big 12 play it makes sense to take a quick pulse from around the league heading into each weekend. We'll start taking a quick snapshot from each of our fellow Big 12 bloggers and see what's going on around the league as we approach gameday.

One potentially HUGE game in the grand scheme of things and then several smaller games with a handful off on a bye week as well. It's a little bit of the calm before the storm of Big 12 play kicks off full force in the coming weeks. Enjoy the journey around the league and get to know your other Big 12 blogs.

Staring Down The Musket At...The Maryland Terrapins - The Smoking Musket
Staring Down The Musket At...The Maryland Terrapins. What does the Maryland blog Testudo Times think about Saturday's WVU-Maryland game?

Texas Football 2012: Fixing A Sorta Broken Defense - Burnt Orange Nation
The Texas defense was supposed to be a major strength but the haven't quite lived up to that reputation this season.

Baylor vs. ULM Preview Part II: Browning and Co. - Our Daily Bears
Baylor looks at a potentially tricky opponent in ULM.

Bring on the podcast 9.19.12 with ESPN Big 12 blogger David Ubben - Bring On The Cats
Bring on the Cats brings in a ringer for their podcast this week as they talk with ESPN's David Ubben regarding the big OU v KSU game this weekend.

Pressure Is On Oklahoma's Receivers Against Kansas St. - Crimson And Cream Machine
Oklahoma and Kansas St. have Heisman hopefuls stepping onto the field with the chance to win a Big XII Championship. Yet, dreams and egos will be crushed. In order for the Sooners to come into their own, the receivers must relish under the pressure.

Keys to the Game: TCU vs. Virginia - Frogs O' War
TCU looks to push the nation’s longest winning streak to 11 games on Saturday as they host Virginia in Ft. Worth for the first time ever. The Frogs suffered a big setback this week by losing Waymon James for the rest of the season, but if TCU follows

Oklahoma State Football 2012: Is Criticism of JW Walsh Fair? - Cowboys Ride For Free
JW Walsh seems to be on a pretty short leash with Oklahoma State fans, but is that even close to fair?

Bye Week Film Room | Third and Long and Broken Up - Double-T Nation
Double-T Nation is doing a series of film breakdowns during their bye week.

WRNL PAC: This Is Your Brain On TCU - Wide Right & Natty Lite
The Iowa State folks tend to take the humorous angle, should be fun to see them rip us apart come gameweek.

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