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  1. Collin Klein named Big 12 athlete of the year

    David Ubben

    Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein is the Big 12's athlete of the year, along with Oklahoma softball pitcher Keilani Ricketts. The Wildcats quarterback led K-State to its first Big 12 title since 2003 and a Fiesta Bowl bid. Klein finished th...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  2. The Big 12 Blog's version of the ESPYS

    David Ubben

    Another summer ESPYS has come, and the Big 12 was up for a few awards. Robert Griffin III was beaten by Jeremy Lin for the Breakthrough Athlete of the Year, and the Los Angeles Kings' unlikely run to the Stanley Cup earned them a nod for "Best Ups...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  3. Bradford named Big 12's male athlete of the year

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford was named the Big 12's male athlete of the year. Nominees from each Big 12 school were selected by a media panel based on athletic performance, citizenship and academic achiev...

    Blog | July 31, 2009
  4. Baylor claims Big 12 Athlete of Year awards

    David Ubben

    Both of the Big 12 Athletes of the Year hail from Baylor. Bears quarterback and Heisman winner Robert Griffin III won the award for the men, and women's basketball star Brittney Griner won on the women's side. From the Big 12: Nominees are sub...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  5. Why Texas opposes multiyear scholarships

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved a measure last October that allowed programs to sign athletes to multiyear contracts. That was opposed to one-year renewable scholarships that were all that had been previously allowed....

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  6. The Big 12 and academic progress rates

    David Ubben

    The NCAA released its report on Academic Progress Rates (APR) this week, and every team in the Big 12 was in good standing for the 2009-10 school year. The APR measures of eligibility and retention for Division I student-athletes for every sport o...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  7. More than 60 percent of UT's student-athletes earned 3.0 GPA

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin It's been a strong year of achievement this season for Texas athletes on the field with a bowl victory by the football team, tournament appearances for both the men's and women's basketball team a...

    Blog | June 09, 2009