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Daily Dose of Random

One German man finally found his car after two years of searching.

Trying to get away with stealing pizzas via stun gun, eh?

Panda: A Neanderthal delicacy?

Hey kids, call this number to get your meningitis taken ca-- whoops, wrong number.

Today in RRS History

2011- Despite outplaying Kansas State, the Red Raiders were defeated 41-34 by the Wildcats thanks to a bevy of turnovers and special teams mishaps.

2009-  Clinton (Okla.) running back and Tech commit Delans Griffin was ready to get back on the field after breaking his foot early in the season.

2005- Tech dominated Kansas State 59-20 thanks to 643 passing yards and five TD's from Cody Hodges.

University & Broadway

Cutting out the big play has been essential for Tech's defense.  (Kosmider/Avalanche-Journal)

Pressuring Geno Smith helped Tech win on Saturday. (Rodriguez/Daily Toreador)

The Other Nine

OSU will have no issue motivating themselves for this week's contest against Iowa State. (Helsley/The Oklahoman)

Texas defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. (Rosner/American-Statesman)

OU embarrassed Texas on Saturday afternoon thanks in part to a roster filled with players from the Lone Star State. (Kersey/The Oklahoman)

Kansas State finds itself in the top five of the BCS rankings for the first time in over a decade. (Russo/Kansas City Star)

Dayne Crist may not be the starting quarterback at Kansas much longer. (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

Geno Smith dismisses the wind, his head coach after blowout loss in Lubbock (Casazza/Daily Mail)

Daily Notables

...American R&B singer Keyshia Cole turns 32. ...Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert turns 23 today. ...In 1951, the first episode of I Love Lucy aired on CBS. ...In 1966, the Black Panther Party formed. ...In 1989, Wayne Gretzky becomes the all-time leading points scorer in NHL history. ...In the early days of the telephone, operators would pick up a call and use the phrase, "Well, are you there?". It wasn't until 1895 that someone suggested answering the phone with the phrase "number please?"

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