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  1. Sooners fighting to reach high expectations

    David Ubben

    Roughly 90 percent of college football programs would be thrilled to win 10 games in a season. Oklahoma is not one of those programs. Sharing a Big 12 title? That trophy is a whole lot less satisfying when there are seven others waiting in the tro...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  2. Roundup: Catching up on what I missed

    David Ubben

    Besides Barry Switzer's outstanding wardrobe selections and the goings-on of Dana Horsewomen, let's get a quick look at what I haven't weighed in on since I was honeymooning in the Caribbean. Thanks for all the congratulatory messages while I was awa...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  3. Did you know: Cotton and Fiesta Bowls

    David Ubben

    Time for another round of fun facts and tidbits about the Big 12's premier bowl games: The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl and AT&T Cotton Bowl. As always, these come courtesy of our crack team at ESPN Stats & Information and sports information depar...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  4. Big 12 did you know: Week 11

    David Ubben

    Time for another round of fun facts and tidbits about this weekend's games. As always, these come courtesy of our fantastic Stats & Information crew at ESPN, as well as various sports information departments across the Big 12. We love you. You...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  5. Lunch links: Big 12 quarterback curses

    David Ubben

    Danke schoen, my little dumplings. Texas coach Mack Brown voiced some concerns about the Longhorn Network on Monday. What did Bob Stoops think about Barry Switzer's assertion that his team didn't have the talent the Sooners have had at other ti...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  6. 'College GameDay' is heading to Oklahoma

    David Ubben

    Norman, Okla., will get all kinds of zing in its zang zang next week. "College GameDay" is coming to the Sooners' city. Oklahoma will host Notre Dame for a top-10 showdown, and the ESPN pregame show will be in town for the first time since before...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  7. Balancing emotions key in Red River Rivalry

    David Ubben

    Texas coach Mack Brown has seen up close what the Red River Rivalry can do to players, especially if it's their first experience in the Big 12's marquee rivalry game. Back in 1999, he looked at freshman Bo Scaife, a future NFL draft pick at tight ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  8. Programs without winningest coaches

    David Ubben

    We're looking at coaches this week on It's a big subject, sure. In our blog network, we'll be breaking it down each day to smaller topics. Today, a simple question: What would a program look like without the winningest coach in program h...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  9. Lunch links: Charlie Weis' new bedroom

    David Ubben

    Creamed corn ... is yummy. Odd headline from Monday: Former Baylor star Robert Griffin III was reportedly the target of an extortion attempt by a former walk-on for the Bears' basketball team. Kansas coach Charlie Weis is spending some nights s...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  10. Lunch links: OSUs stunning spring

    David Ubben

    Nothing gets me more amped than Sarah McLachlan. Remember before the spring? Oklahoma State OC Todd Monken said he'd be "stunned" if Wes Lunt was OSU's starter. Well, here we are. Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman revisits those comments and others. ...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  11. Sooner WRs trying to fix poor 2011 finish

    David Ubben

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Even with its best player on the sidelines in tears, Oklahoma didn't know how bad it could get in the season's final month. No player in the history of FBS caught more passes than Ryan Broyles. When the Sooners' receivers lost the...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  12. Lunch links: Barry Switzer talks Paterno

    David Ubben

    The Big Three: Denmark, Botswana, and The Moon. Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer says more members of Joe Paterno's staff had to know about the possible molestation at Penn State, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gun...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  13. Lunch links: Little professionalism, please?

    David Ubben

    Angie's thinking of the next move now. As you know, my single, "My Single is Dropping" is dropping. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman pleads for a little decorum, honor and leadership in the way the Big 12 conducts business after an ugly day for the ...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  14. Big 12 did you know: Week 7

    David Ubben

    Time for another round of fun facts about Saturday's games, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Info, as well as various sports information departments around the Big 12. You make your readers the smartest people at their tailgates. For that, we are than...

    Blog | October 14, 2011
  15. Lunch links: What about AggieVision?

    David Ubben

    Here we go again ... Texas A&M should quit complaining about the Longhorn Network and start its own network, writes Mac Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. For what it's worth, I think Texas A&M would have better luck starting its own ...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  16. Checking the Big 12 coaching hot seats

    David Ubben's Dennis Dodd took a look at the 2011 coaching hot seat ratings, and as the temperature outside heats up, now is as good a time as ever to check the gauge for the Big 12's coaches. Dodd's system of ranking is on a 1-5 scale. 0-0.5...

    Blog | June 29, 2011