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  1. Nonconference preview: West Virginia

    David Ubben

    Time for the final team in our look across each Big 12 team's nonconference schedule: West Virginia. William and Mary, Aug. 31 Coach: Jimmye Laycock, 33rd season (215-60-2) 2012 record: 2-9 (1-7, Colonial Athletic) Offensive headliner: Rec...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  2. The Big 12's most explosive players

    David Ubben

    In celebration of this week's festivities, let's take a look at the Big 12's most explosive players: Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor: In terms of pure athletic ability, Seastrunk's in a class of his own in the Big 12. Among running backs, he led the l...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  3. K-State AD Currie earns national honor

    David Ubben

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie was one of four named the Under Armour AD of the Year. Kansas State has had one of the best seasons in the major sports of any program in the country. The football team captured a Big 12 title and a BCS b...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  4. Eight-team playoff? Not so fast, my friend

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds made headlines when he championed an eight-team college football playoff Thursday at the Big 12's spring meetings, despite the four-team version still being more than a year away. "It's a baby ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  5. Texas AD: Proponent of eight-team playoff

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction. "It's a baby step. It's a good s...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  6. Texas Longhorns AD proponent of 8-team playoff

    David Ubben

    The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  7. Weis' juco revolution borne from necessity

    David Ubben

    DALLAS -- Charlie Weis remembers his wife's first response when he told her the school's athletic director had called and he was considering packing his bags and becoming the head coach in Lawrence. "Kansas?" That's the same reaction most high ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  8. Bowlsby, Beebe team up to talk Big 12

    David Ubben

    We haven't heard much from ex-Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe lately, who now does some consulting and is working with the new Big East. He joined his permanent replacement, former Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby at a panel in front of 200 stude...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  9. One Big 12 rival is ready to play A&M again

    David Ubben

    Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds made headlines this week when he reiterated his stance against playing Texas A&M any time in the near future, though he admitted the game would likely happen at some point. Who gets to decide when? "They're...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  10. Big 12 up for two Sports Business Awards

    David Ubben

    The Sports Business Journal's Sports Business Awards has released its list of nominees for the annual ceremony, and two awards could be heading to the Big 12. Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder is nominated for Athletic Director of the Y...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  11. Lunch links: Boone Pickens on the map

    David Ubben

    Sloooowwwww daaaayyyyy. Oklahoma's swiped West Virginia's offensive line coach, according to WVU athletic director Oliver Luck. Boone Pickens talked one of his favorite subjects on Thursday: Oklahoma State football. Can Texas get its recruiti...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  12. Big 12 fans are clear: Expansion is wanted

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 examined its expansion options at last month's athletic director meetings, and didn't sound like it was gearing up for a big move on the expansion front. If other leagues like the SEC or Big Ten make a move, that might change, but for now,...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  13. 'Inappropriate' relationship for Texas co-OC

    David Ubben

    Texas co-offensive coordinator Major Applewhite has admitted to a past inappropriate relationship with a student. Applewhite is the second coach within the Texas athletic department in the past month to admit to such relations. Former track coach ...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  14. Should the Big 12 expand?

    David Ubben

    Expansion's going to be a constant topic in the Big 12 for years to come, but as the current shifts and sways, it's interesting to gauge public opinion on the issue. This week, the Big 12's athletic directors came together and said what most have ...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  15. Big 12 ADs weigh their expansion options

    David Ubben

    Well, if nothing else, the Big 12 at least figured out this whole "one voice" thing. The league's athletic directors met on Monday to discuss the league's future, but all anybody wanted to talk about was the big "E" word. The good news for the Big...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  16. Roundup: Senior Bowl, Big 12 expansion?

    David Ubben

    Here's a bit of what you missed over the weekend: If you thought this was the year the Big 12's 10 athletic directors could meet and not discuss expansion, you were dead wrong. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has made it clear that the Big 12 isn't ne...

    Blog | January 28, 2013