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  1. A 'Next Level' review of the Fiesta Bowl

    David Ubben

    Our ESPN Stats and Info crew does a great job all season, but they step it up for the BCS bowls especially. What did they find in Kansas State's loss to Oregon? Let's have a look: The biggest thing that stuck out? Collin Klein struggled badly on d...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  2. Chat with NCAA president later today

    David Ubben

    Got a question for NCAA president Mark Emmert? Today's your chance. At 4 p.m. ET, he'll field questions from fans. Here's the link. Want to know his thoughts on issues surrounding the BCS, bowls or realignment? Surely, those will be breached. Y...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  3. Predictions: Non-BCS Big 12 Bowls

    David Ubben

    Time to dish out a few predictions for the Big 12's non-BCS bowls. I notched perfection in the season's final weekend, but bowl picks are always tough. For the curious, here's how I've done predicting each team's games this year. You guys gave ...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  4. Five predictions for the Big 12 in 2011

    David Ubben

    We'll cap our Big 12 preview today with five predictions for the year. 1. The Big 12 will have two teams in BCS bowls. The Big 12 did it in 2007 and 2008, but hadn't done it since the 2004 season before that. This year, the Big 12 is in perfect po...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  5. The Big 12 coaching salaries

    David Ubben

    USA Today has released its annual report on coaching salaries, and here's how the Big 12 stacks up per year, from top to bottom. Note: Some coaches' contracts have bonuses built in for reaching bowls, BCS bowls, winning their division or conferenc...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  6. UT, OSU, Nebraska remain in mix for BCS bowls

    David Ubben

    The Bowl Championship Series announced that Texas, Oklahoma State and Nebraska remain among 20 teams that are being considered for Big 12 bowls. Ohio State is the only team that has qualified for the BCS so far. Among the teams that remain in c...

    Blog | November 24, 2009
  7. Bradford likely will depart as NCAA's most efficient passer

    David Ubben

    Sam Bradford's junior season has been one he would like to forget. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner hoped to take his team to a national championship, perhaps snapping the Sooners' five-game losing streak in BCS bowls in the process. Instead,...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  8. Longest-tenured coaches with no BCS bowls

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin While doing some research for another story, I developed this chart. I was curious which coaches in BCS-affiliated conferences had the longest tenures without making a BCS bowl trip. Jim Leavitt, USF: 13th seaso...

    Blog | August 19, 2009
  9. Make-or-break year for Mack Brown, Texas

    David Ubben

    Mack Brown was open about the personal toll he suffered from losing the 2010 BCS National Championship Game. He admitted the loss to Alabama in the Rose Bowl led to some pouting on his part. Colt McCoy wasn't on campus in the fall of 2010, and a 5...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  10. Big 12 fans feeling regretful about no Cards

    David Ubben

    Louisville is looking safe and sound in the ACC these days, but the one-time prospective Big 12 member is enjoying historical success after winning a BCS bowl game and a national title in basketball. This comes a year after being spurned by the Big 1...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  11. Fiesta Bowl features classic atmosphere

    David Ubben

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The word around Phoenix all week was Kansas State fans had taken over the town, outnumbering the supporters of their Pac-12 opponent, Oregon, which was traveling to its fourth consecutive BCS bowl and second in three years in Glend...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  12. Big 12 loses more ground on Pac-12

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 will have some work to do in the bowl season. It finished the season with just three teams ranked in the BCS, and is now almost five full points behind the Pac-12 as college football's No. 2 league in the ESPN Stats and Info Conference ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  13. Thoughts on the Big 12 bowl matchups

    David Ubben

    We've got lots of time to talk bowls before they begin, but here's a few thoughts on how the Big 12 looks in each matchup heading into the postseason. I mentioned this in my One Good Thing video from Monday, but the BCS' snub of Oklahoma might en...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  14. Chat: Bowl projections, BCS snub, Heisman

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions this week. Here's the full transcript of our chat this afternoon. Got more to say? Shoot it to my mailbag and you may see it here later this week. Let's get to the highlights. Joe Mayo (Boulder, CO): Obviously if KSU ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  15. Big 12 bowl projections: Week 14

    David Ubben

    This could get a little hairy down the stretch. Rest of the Big 12? You need to be cheering pretty hard for Oklahoma. If the Sooners lose to TCU, they'll likely fall out of the BCS, and push the Big 12 down a peg in the bowl pecking order along the w...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  16. Big 12 bowl projections: Week 13

    David Ubben

    Welcome back to the bowl picture, Baylor. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt heading down the stretch for now. A predictable shuffle at the top, too. Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Kansas State vs. BCS at-large Allstate Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma vs. B...

    Blog | November 18, 2012