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  1. Lunch links: Ex-OU LB ends silence on ruling

    David Ubben

    Former Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun opens up about his view of the NCAA's ruling that cost him his senior season, saying he plans to sue the NCAA for monetary damages. Nebraska writers Brian Christopherson and Steven Sipple preview the Big 12 t...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  2. Big 12 mailbag: Look for South to dominate Big 12's top bowl slot...

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Happy Tuesday. Here are some of the questions that filled my e-mail earlier this week. Jack Patterson of Amarillo, Texas, writes: Tim, I am an avid reader of your blogs. I check them at least once a day for new ...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  3. Stoops waiting to make call on Bradford

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops' announcement that he's willing to wait perhaps until Saturday to decide on Sam Bradford's availability is significant. If Bradford was unable to play this week against Miami, I think S...

    Blog | September 29, 2009
  4. Big 12 links: McCoy still in the Heisman race despite slow start

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here are some Big 12 links from across the conference for your lunchtime dining pleasure. Enjoy them. The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls writes that Colt McCoy remains solidly in the Heisman race, de...

    Blog | September 22, 2009
  5. Mailbag: Big 12 defenses must step up

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here are some questions from across the blogosphere to prepare us for Saturday's games. Mark Messick from Nashville, Tenn., writes: Having to endure the SEC bias on a regular basis in this area and also knowing ...

    Blog | September 04, 2009
  6. Talented front seven will be key for OU's defensive growth

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin So much for half-stepping its way into the 2009 season. Oklahoma's defense will be facing an immediate challenge in their opener Saturday night when the Sooners face BYU's vaunted passing attack. Even as some...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  7. Ranking the Big 12's defenses

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Big 12 defenses are nearly as proficient as their offensive counterparts. But the best teams in terms of defense will likely end up as the conference's best teams because stopping the high-powered offenses in the c...

    Blog | September 02, 2009
  8. Balogun's district court hearing cancelled

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun's attorney Woody Glass told the Oklahoman that today's temporary injunction hearing in Cleveland County District Court against the NCAA has been cancelled as he works on an agreement ...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  9. Big 12 lunch links: Can Cornhuskers overcome loss of Castille?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here are some lunch links from a busy weekend across the Big 12. The Omaha World-Herald's Tom Shatel explains why the dismissal of Quentin Castille by Nebraska coach Bo Pelini hurts the Cornhuskers so much. And Li...

    Blog | August 24, 2009
  10. Oklahoma Sooners' Mike Balogun to have case looked at by NCAA

    Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun will try to settle his eligibility issues out of court.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2009
  11. FSU responds to reports on Oklahoma linebacker

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Here's the background: A story in the Oklahoman portrayed FSU as the "whistle blower" which prompted the investigation into the eligibility of Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun. The reason FSU got ...

    Blog | August 21, 2009
  12. OU's linebacking depth dealt a blow

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma freshman linebacker Tom Wort's knee injury could have some serious consequences for the Sooners. Oklahoma coaches have been impressed with Wort, whose speed and natural athleticism made him one of the...

    Blog | August 21, 2009
  13. Eligibility hearing set for Oklahoma Sooners linebacker Mike Balo...

    A court hearing is scheduled for next week regarding the eligibility of Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun, who joined the Sooners last season after playing semipro football.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2009
  14. Court records reveal FSU turned in OU in Balogun case

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The two-game schedule between Florida State and Oklahoma that will be starting next season in Norman apparently will get pretty spicy. That realization comes after court records reveal that the Florida State compl...

    Blog | August 20, 2009
  15. Oklahoma Sooners linebacker Mike Balogun files suit against NCAA

    Tim Griffin

    Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun has filed suit against the NCAA in his hopes of playing his senior season despite eligibility questions stemming from an earlier career playing semi-pro football.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2009
  16. Big 12 mailbag: Will OU's Balogun remain eligible in 2009?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin I feel badly I wasn't able to get to these last Friday. But duty called and I was scrambling at Oklahoma to finish my interviews, hammer out a few posts and still make it to the airport in time to get back hom...

    Blog | August 17, 2009