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  1. Calm summer a welcome respite for Big 12

    David Ubben

    Did you hear that on Monday? The sweet sound of silence? Not a single goodbye or hello for a conference that's gotten used to those over the past three years. The ACC held a special celebration in New York City to welcome Pitt and Syracuse, while ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  2. Big 12 lacking in recruiting rankings

    David Ubben

    Our RecruitingNation staff wrapped up a week of content by ranking each conference's recruiting as a whole thus far this year. The Big 12's a lot farther down than you might think. All the way down at fifth , in fact. That's behind the ACC (...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  3. Big 12 says goodbye to the Pinstripe Bowl

    David Ubben

    Later today, the Pinstripe Bowl will announce a partnership with the Big Ten, sources told colleague Brett McMurphy. In the game, the Big Ten will annually play an ACC team, too, which means the four-year deal between the bowl, the Big 12 and the Big...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  4. Backyard Brawl renewal not within reach

    David Ubben

    At the ACC meetings in Florida on Tuesday, Pittsburgh AD Steve Pederson sounded optimistic about renewing a rivalry with Penn State, but the Panthers' biggest rivalry might continue to go unplayed for awhile. From colleague Brett McMurphy: While ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  5. Big 12 fans feeling regretful about no Cards

    David Ubben

    Louisville is looking safe and sound in the ACC these days, but the one-time prospective Big 12 member is enjoying historical success after winning a BCS bowl game and a national title in basketball. This comes a year after being spurned by the Big 1...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. Lunch links: Geno Smith and 'the black tax'

    David Ubben

    Better luck next time, Grizz. Matt Hayes of Sporting News ranks the college football coaches from top to bottom. I disagree with a lot of these. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman has a good look at the winners and losers with the ACC's grant of rig...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  7. Texas Longhorns: Contender or pretender?

    David Ubben

    You can only be inspired by our friends at the ACC Blog, but today, we'll start looking at a few of the Big 12's best teams and asking you the big question: Do you buy them as a Big 12 title contender? Or is any talk of a title simply pretending? ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  8. Chat: Pachall, expansion, ACC, Tubs

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all your questions today. Here's where you can find the full transcript. Got more to say? Send it to my Mailbag and you can see it here later this week. Jeff (Little Elm, TX): Do you think Baylor's program is building a reputation fo...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  9. Lunch links: Big 12 realignment reaction

    David Ubben

    Happy 151st birthday, state of Kansas. A partnership between the ACC and the Big 12 makes sense to fend off realignment, writes Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports. For what it's worth, Kansas coach Bill Self doesn't want to see realignment. Colleague Iv...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  10. Why the Big 12 won't expand

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 doesn't sound very interested in expanding. Want a big reason why? Look at the prospective revenue numbers from the new playoff, via colleague Brett McMurphy. From 2014-25, the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and ACC will earn an average of ...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  11. Big 12 predictions from ACC blogger

    David Ubben

    As always, a disclaimer: These are not my picks. My picks were on the blog this morning. The Big 12 plays two games against ACC opponents this week, and colleague Heather Dinich weighed in earlier today. West Virginia 35, Maryland 21: Let's ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  12. Part 2: Big 12 commish Bob Bowlsby Q&A

    David Ubben

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby took some time today to talk with Read Part 1 of his Q&A today to see his thoughts on Notre Dame's move to the ACC, the Big 12's current attitude toward expansion, and more. Here's the rest of what he ...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  13. Lunch links: Hidden benefit of Savannah St.

    David Ubben

    Biggest news today: Notre Dame is joining the ACC, but not in football. Bigger news for the Big 12: The ACC is upping its exit fee to $50 million. The Big 12 is happy at 10 for now, but expanding to the ACC (i.e. Florida State) just got a whole lot h...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  14. The Big 12's 1,000-yard rusher droughts

    David Ubben

    I saw colleague Heather Dinich's look at the longest 1,000-yard rusher droughts in the ACC earlier this week, and got curious: What about the Big 12 droughts? No big surprise, Texas Tech leads the way by a long, long time. Florida State has the...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  15. Neinas nixing future Big 12 expansion?

    David Ubben

    The rumors are swirling again, but the Big 12 isn't in danger. The Big 12 is putting other leagues in serious danger. Namely, the ACC. Florida State and Clemson have had administrators openly question those schools' future ACC membership, with the...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  16. Lunch links: Big 12 change of fortune

    David Ubben

    Guess what, suddenly you're 60 years old, wandering toothless and alone in a post-apocalyptic wasteland! A year ago, the Big 12 was being left for dead. Now, it holds in its hands the fates of the Big East and ACC, writes Matt Hayes of Sporting N...

    Blog | May 24, 2012