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  1. Wrapping my spring visit to Baylor

    David Ubben

    WACO, Texas -- You'll be able to see a lot more in-depth coverage from Baylor in the days and weeks to come, but thanks to all of you who read and participated in Tuesday's live blog. I'll make a note not to let safety Ahmad Dixon steal the show next...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  2. Lunch links: Banged-up Baylor

    David Ubben

    Hard to believe, y'all, but the Big 12's first spring game is on Saturday. Batter up, Texas. Dennis Dodd of tells you what Vince Young's recent return to Austin has meant to Texas' current team and Young's career. Cedric Golden of...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Thoughts on a history of top-flight recruits

    David Ubben

    On Wednesday, we wrapped up our look back at the last five years of ESPNU 150 recruits that signed with Big 12 teams. Here's a quick refresher course on every Big 12 ESPNU 150 signee: Big 12 signees in the 2006 ESPNU 150 Big 12 signees in th...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  5. Mailbag: Best play, NU troubles, UT coaches

    David Ubben

    Phillip in Gering, Neb., asks: The Huskers just had another player suspended. Are these indicators that the players minds aren't fully on the game coming up and with that does it put Nebraska on upset alert? David Ubben: No, it's not an indicato...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  6. Picking the North versus the South

    David Ubben

    Yesterday, you saw my all-star teams broken down by division. Before I offer my pick, here's a few thoughts and observations that emerged from selecting those teams. In comparing the divisions, there are several lopsided positions. The Big 12...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  7. Nebraska DT to miss Holiday Bowl

    David Ubben

    Nebraska defensive tackle Baker Steinkuhler won't play in the Holiday Bowl later this month. Steinkuhler received a citation for driving under the influence in Lincoln earlier this week, and has been suspended by Bo Pelini, according to a report i...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  8. Communication key to stopping Thomas

    David Ubben

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is blunt when he grades his team's run defense. "Average," he said. Average run defenses don't stop Daniel Thomas. Teams that don't stop Daniel Thomas run a high risk of losing to Kansas State. Nebraska plays Kansas ...

    Blog | October 05, 2010
  9. Time to pass out the Blackshirts

    David Ubben

    Bo Pelini is breaking out the Blackshirts early this year. "We thought it was the right time," Pelini told reporters on Wednesday. "It is a tradition, it's one that I believe in. You pick the time you think is right." Blackshirts, an honor for...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  10. Key stretch: Kansas State

    David Ubben

    The next in our series examining the stretch of games that will make or break each team's season. Now at bat: The Wildcats of Manhattan. The stretch: Iowa State in Kansas City (Sept. 18), UCF (Sept. 25), Nebraska (Oct. 7) and at Kansas (...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  11. Big 12 finds its way into 20s

    David Ubben

    The number "20" is getting some major play in the college football section of today as we move through our month-long preview of the 2010 season. And the Big 12 makes plenty of appearances in all 10 of our 20-piece lists you should check ...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  12. Opening camp: Nebraska

    David Ubben

    Schedule: Practice starts Saturday What's new: The safeties. Larry Asante and Matt O'Hanlon are gone, and in their place will likely be Austin Cassidy and Rickey Thenarse, who missed all of last season with a knee injury. Key battle: Quarterbac...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  13. Fresh Faces: Nebraska

    David Ubben

    Here are three Huskers with relatively low profiles around the conference who you'll be hearing from in 2010: Baker Steinkuhler, DT Last season, defensive tackle Jared Crick benefited from all the attention drawn by star Ndamukong Suh, blossom...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  14. Lunch links: Former Baylor star found dead at 26

    David Ubben

    Sad news from Texas. Former Baylor standout cornerback Anthony Arline was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in his San Antonio apartment, reports David Flores of KENS5 in San Antonio. Texas Tech's Neal Brown, Oklahoma ...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  15. Lost players found in UFL Draft

    David Ubben

    Months of hype and speculation from the media preceded Wednesday's UFL Draft, but six players from the Big 12 heard their names called (or however they do it) by teams from the UFL, who just added the league's fifth team, the Omaha Nighthawks. Som...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  16. Where does the Big 12 rank?

    David Ubben

    For the past two seasons, the Big 12's best have finished the season second to the SEC. Now, it's the entire conference's turn. The SEC should be king again, but the Big 12 is good enough to edge out the Big Ten as college football's second-best conf...

    Blog | May 24, 2010