Wednesday Links...

Rice is auditioning kickers. (Chron.com)

Gary Patterson isn't pushing the right buttons at TCU. (FW Star)

Kliff Kingsbury apologizes to Tech fans. (DMN)

Seth Littrell is one of the top first year coaches. (Sportsblog)

UT defense shines under Charlie Strong. (NewsOK)

The Big 12 all but guaranteed that Tom Herman will leave Houston. (Fox Sports)

UTEP and UTSA has been a strange rivalry so far. (My San Antonio)

A UTEP/UTSA Q&A. (Miner Rush)

Texas State Damani Alexcee works his way back into starting role. (San Marcos Record)

Baylor defensive lineman Byron Bonds out for the year. (Waco Tribune)

Aggie players react to being 17 point underdog. (SEC Country)

Big 12's expansion talks show deeper issues. (ESPN)

College Football's Bottom 25. (CBS Sports)

What did we learn from CUSA week 7? (Bein Sports)