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The Heart Beat (Feb. 19th): ESPN’s FPI Rankings, Iowa State’s Issues

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Starting this week we will begin with our daily “Heart Beat”, where we put together our favorite Big 12-related articles and links from the day. This will be similar to a lunch links so you can spend time reading great Big 12 content and avoiding work and your boss!

**If there is ever content you’d like us to consider for the following day’s Heart Beat, please email me directly: [email protected] or direct message us on Twitter (@Heartland_CS)

Big 12 Football

ESPN released it’s FPI rankings well before the college football season is set to begin and three Big 12 teams found their way into the Top 25 of the rankings.

New Texas OC Mike Yurcich explains that QB Sam Ehlinger was a big reason he took the job with the Longhorns.

A speculative depth chart released by the West Virginia Mountaineers before spring practice gives some clues into strengths and weaknesses of the 2020 team.


Big 12 Basketball

Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades joined the SicEm365 folks to discuss the men’s and women’s basketball teams.

After another loss on Monday night to the Kansas Jayhawks, what’s left for Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm to find out about his team?

When will Eddie Sutton get into the Hall of Fame? How about once “voters get off their high horse” as answer? Jenni Carlson at The Oklahoman made that case.

Oklahoma State’s hot hoops came to an end with a loss to the Mountaineers on Tuesday night, here’s are five thoughts on that loss from Pistols Firing Blog.

Non-Big 12 Content

Clemson and Georgia will face off in the 2021 season opener of the college football season. wrote about how Nebraska football could try to get back on track. How about never leaving the Big 12? That was actually a conversation on our Big 12 message boards this week. Join it for free and check out the thread here.

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred continues his PR nightmare as he finally apologizes for calling the most important trophy in his sport a ‘piece of metal’. [Insert face palm emoji here].

*What did we miss? Once again, email me to have a potential Big 12 piece included in our daily “Heart Beat”: [email protected]. Or direct message it to us on Twitter (@Heartland_CS).

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