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  1. The 10 best Big 12 players ever: No. 4

    David Ubben

    We're in the middle of counting down the top 10 players in the history of the Big 12. I'm sure you'll all agree with my selections. See more on my criteria here. Let's move on with the list: No. 4: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma (2006-2009) W...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  2. Mark Mangino is back, and he's loving it

    David Ubben

    Mark Mangino was the national coach of the year at Kansas in 2007, but hasn't seen the sidelines since resigning from his position in 2009. That came amid allegations of player mistreatment and following a season that saw his Jayhawks lose their fina...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  3. Joyner: Longhorns can win the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Colleague KC Joyner took a closer look at Texas and he sees a clear path for the Longhorns to win their first Big 12 title since 2009. He's going with some advanced stats and notes that Texas finished behind only Alabama in good blocking yards ...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  4. More booms, busts in 2007 recruiting class

    David Ubben

    This week, we looked at the 2009 recruiting class' biggest surprises and biggest busts, and colleague Jake Trotter tackled 2008 last week. You guys loved it. It's still a little soon to make generalizations about the 2010 class just yet, but you w...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  5. Booms and busts of the '07 recruiting class

    David Ubben

    Earlier this week, we looked at the 2009 recruiting class' biggest surprises and biggest busts, and colleague Jake Trotter tackled 2008 last week. You guys loved it. It's still a little soon to make generalizations about the 2010 class just yet, b...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  6. Texas A.D. Dodds takes shot at Mizzou

    David Ubben

    Texas has been caught in a bit of a funk since reaching the 2009 title game with an undefeated regular season and a Heisman finalist in Colt McCoy. Texas has averaged just over seven wins in the three seasons since, but don't let DeLoss Dodds catc...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  7. More booms and busts from the 2009 class

    David Ubben

    Earlier this morning, we broke down half of the big surprises and big busts from the 2009 recruiting class in the Big 12. Let's take a look at the rest of the Big 12. Oklahoma State Best surprise: OL Levy Adcock (Claremore, Okla.) Adcock cam...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  8. Booms and busts of 2009 recruiting class

    David Ubben

    Colleague Jake Trotter ran down some big surprises and busts in the Big 12 recruiting class of 2008 last week, but let's take a closer look at the class of 2009 this morning. We'll take a look at the top half of the Big 12 now, and the bottom half...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  9. Big pond will allow little fish TCU to grow

    David Ubben

    TCU built its program under Gary Patterson on home-grown talent. Assuming the members of year's verbally-committed class all sign with the Frogs next month, TCU has signed just 17 players from outside Texas since 2009. The Frogs, meanwhile, have m...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  10. Friday Q&A: Kansas DE/LB Toben Opurum

    David Ubben

    Toben Opurum is one of the bright spots for a Kansas team that's struggled to a 1-5 start under new head coach Charlie Weis this season. The former running back led the Jayhawks in rushing in 2009 before becoming a force at the line of scrimmage for ...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  11. Iowa State swamps undermanned TCU

    David Ubben

    TCU wasn't at full strength, but Paul Rhoads didn't take very long to get his first win over a ranked opponent in 2012. He did it on the road in 2009 (Nebraska) and 2010 (Texas); last season, No. 2 Oklahoma State played victim. This time, it was a 37...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  12. OU's Jones reminded of career turning point

    David Ubben

    Landry Jones planned on standing on the sidelines and learning from the best in 2009. He was going to watch how a Heisman winner went about his business. Less than 30 minutes into Jones' redshirt freshman season, the plan changed. Sam Bradford'...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  13. Who you got: Geno Smith or Landry Jones?

    David Ubben

    The debate is already simmering, and may reach a boil by the time the heat of August arrives. Landry Jones' career began on an enormous stage at Cowboys Stadium on the opening weekend of the 2009 season. Since then, he's grown into the Big 12's mo...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  14. What separates the Big 12 and the SEC?

    David Ubben

    The discussion comes up every year, especially in years like 2008, 2009 and 2011 when the Big 12 mounts a serious threat at toppling the SEC's run of national title wins. So what separates the two leagues? TCU coach Gary Patterson was asked the qu...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  15. Pinstripe Bowl: Three keys for Iowa State

    David Ubben

    Iowa State and Rutgers are set to meet at 3:20 p.m. ET Friday in Yankee Stadium on ESPN. Here are three keys for Iowa State to grab another bowl win, as it did in 2009 against Minnesota. 1. Keep Rutgers' quarterbacks shuffling. Rutgers has moved C...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  16. Season recap: Iowa State

    David Ubben

    IOWA STATE CYCLONES Record: 6-6 (3-6) The Cyclones keep proving people wrong. Nobody gave them a chance to make a bowl in any of the past three seasons. They did it and won in 2009. They came within a fake PAT against Nebraska of doing it in 20...

    Blog | December 07, 2011