The Mid-Morning Dump - 12/31/12

LIBERTY PREVIEW. Bill Connelly has a good preview of Iowa State-Tulsa. Spoiler alert: He picks ISU.

CYCLONE TAKEOVER. Iowa State fans are taking over Beale Street in Memphis, and Cyclones.com has video of the parade, interviews with past players and coaches, and a new hit tape.

A RISING PROGRAM. How three bowl games in four years is changing Cyclone football.

MORE ROYCE TROUBLE. White is refusing his assignment to the Rockets' D-League affiliate, saying that his doctors disagree with the move. At this point, it seems highly doubtful Royce will ever play in an NBA game.

DOMINATING WEEKEND. The Cyclone women finished 2-0 in the Cyclone challenge with an average victory of 43.5 points.

STILL HELPING. Jake Knott may be injured, but he's still doing his part to help the team prepare for Tulsa.

COMEBACK LONGHORNS. Texas came back from a 10 point fourth quarter deficit to beat Oregon State in the Alamo Bowl, highlighted by Alex Okafor's 4.5 sacks.

OR WAS THIS THE REAL HIGHLIGHT? Fan runs the length of the field, then strikes Heisman pose.

BUT THIS IS THE DEFINITE LOWLIGHT. Jordan Hicks and Case McCoy were sent home from the Alamo Bowl after being accused of sexual assault.

TECH WINS FOR THOMSEN. Interim coach Chris Thomsen finishes 1-0 as the Red Raiders beat the Gophers 34-31.

NOT SO GOOD FOR TCU AND WVU. Our Big 12 bros lost to Michigan State and Syracuse, respectively.

25 BEST GIFS IN CFB. Best GIFs of 2012. Just click.

COVERUP CHARLIE? A former U of L football player claims he was assaulted by a couple of teammates, then Charlie Strong told him to cover it up and yanked his scholarship.

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