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  1. The All-Big 12 NFL Team: Defense

    David Ubben

    Yesterday, we tackled the Big 12's best offensive players in the NFL, but today, it's time for the other side of the ball. The rules: Players must be active Players are judged by their current skills The 2012 draft class is not eligible ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  2. The Revolving Door: Missouri

    David Ubben

    I've done it. You've done it. "Hey, is that guy still around?" Even with two fewer teams, it's hard to keep track. Our next series, which we did last year, too, takes a look at two key players for every team in the league that are taking their ...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  3. Looking ahead and behind at the NFL draft

    David Ubben

    Sports Illustrated released a list of the top 40 prospects for 2012's NFL Draft, which is a healthy year away from right now. The Big 12 players on the list? No. 2: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State No. 10: Cyrus Gray, RB, Texas A&M No. ...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  4. Wrapping up the Big 12's draft

    David Ubben

    The NFL draft has come and gone, and I hope you're all prepared for no more NFL anything for awhile. I know I'm not. Anyway, here's how the Big 12 shook out over the weekend, with a few thoughts to follow. First round (8) No. 2: Von Mill...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  5. Lunch links: The case for unequal revenue

    David Ubben

    Somebody get Russell Westbrook a Kevin Durant highlight reel. Nine of the 11 members reviewing the Fiesta Bowl's fate in the BCS attended a Fiesta Bowl-sponsored retreat with free food, lodging and golf. Yikes. has a high-quality video ...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  6. Five from Big 12 headed to NYC for draft

    David Ubben

    Believe it or not, we're finally just days away from the NFL draft, which begins on Thursday night. All the mocking is almost over and the real thing is upon us. Today, the NFL released its list of 25 players headed to the draft at Radio City Musi...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  7. McShay's mock draft high on Von Miller

    David Ubben

    There's plenty of disagreement on exactly when Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller and Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert will be drafted, but one thing looks certain: both will hear their names called very early in April's NFL Draft. ESPN draft ...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  8. Missouri DE Madison an unlikely star

    David Ubben

    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Gary Pinkel got his first real coaching job in 1976. Since then, he's never seen anything like Brad Madison. Madison came to Missouri as an offensive lineman, spent a season at the position, then moved to defensive end last spring...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  9. A different look at the Big 12 and the draft

    David Ubben

    The's Mike Mayock posted his top 32 prospects in April's draft, and it's always interesting to get a second look outside of how ESPN's analysts see the current field. There's not a ton of variance, but they're a bit different.a Side note: ...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  10. Mailbag: Best WRs, coaches and co-champs

    David Ubben

    Thanks once again for all the questions. Lots of good ones this week. I hope you all enjoy the weekend. Aaron in Denver, Colo., asks: DU, what are the chances that Murray gets put in a slot receiver roll in the NFL? Would he really be better as a ...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  11. The NFL combine is dangerously close

    David Ubben

    The NFL Scouting Combine kicks off Wednesday, and when it concludes next week, draft boards from media and NFL teams alike could look very different. Physical tests won't begin until Thursday, but the first round of players will arrive Wednesday a...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  12. Aldon Smith making noise on draft boards

    David Ubben

    Aldon Smith declared for the NFL Draft without a lot of hype after his sophomore season in 2010. Just weeks after, the hype has arrived for the defensive end whose 2010 season was marred by a broken leg that slowed him when he returned and forced ...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  13. Lunch links: Behind the scenes of draft prep

    David Ubben

    Yo, who's the grillmaster, dog? Vahe Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch takes you behind the scenes of the training facility in Phoenix that's preparing Missouri's Blaine Gabbert and Aldon Smith for the NFL draft. Other prospects at the fac...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  14. Sizing up the Big 12 early entrants

    David Ubben

    After the season, we took a look back at the players who had decisions to make about the NFL. The deadline to make those decisions arrived on Saturday, and the results made one thing clear: We're in for a very strong Big 12 in 2011. Let's add it ...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  15. Missouri DE Aldon Smith enters NFL Draft

    David Ubben

    Missouri sophomore defensive end Aldon Smith is forgoing his final two seasons of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft, the university announced on Friday. "I'd like to thank everyone at Mizzou for supporting me," Smith said in a release. "The coa...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  16. Pair of Big 12 stars plan to return in 2011

    David Ubben

    Most players across the Big 12 won't make their decisions to stay in college or go to the NFL until after the bowl season, but a pair of Big 12 stars said they'll be back in 2011 before they took the field. Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III to...

    Blog | December 29, 2010