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Big 12 coaches react to Kansas firing Charlie Weis

Charlie Weis is no longer the football coach at Kansas, but he remained a major topic of conversation during the Big 12’s weekly coaches teleconference Monday. “It’s really unfortunate that it is so soon,” Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said. “You are not even halfway through the year. You wonder why it has to be that soon instead of giving a guy more of an opportunity to get things right. That is just how it goes in today’s world.”

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Big 12, SEC on collision course this regular season

The Big 12 and SEC have four regular-season matchups this season, and two are this weekend when Tennessee visits Oklahoma and Arkansas goes to Texas Tech. Next week, Auburn travels to Kansas State. The conferences were almost evenly matched for the first decade or so of the Big 12’s existence, but the SEC has dominated since then.

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