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  1. Predicting the 2013 season: Week 15

    David Ubben

    Today, we wrap up our series projecting the final records for every team in the Big 12. Here's how I slot Week 15: Texas 31, Baylor 27: Baylor doesn't get its storybook ending for Floyd Case Stadium, but the Longhorns clinch a share of the Big 12 ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. Hope springs in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    As part of our 100 days until kickoff coverage this week, we're looking at each conference's biggest underachievements and overachievements in the BCS era. Here's what I say for the Big 12: Overachievements 1. Frequent title visits. There's ple...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  6. What we learned this spring in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    1. The shifting balance of power is continuing. Since Bob Stoops and Mack Brown's arrival, Texas or Oklahoma has never gone two years without representing the Big 12 in the BCS. Until last season, that is. Stoops' Sooners shared a title with Kansa...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Texas Tech: More believers than anticipated

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech returns a moderate amount of talent from an eight-win team a year ago, but not since 2008's 10-0 start and No. 2 BCS ranking has Texas Tech been anything close to a Big 12 contender. I see the Red Raiders being a good team next year wit...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  9. Lunch links: Tech wants to play A&M, Cincy

    David Ubben

    Feisty. Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt said the Red Raiders asked Cincinnati to schedule a game and they declined. The bigger news: He says he wants to play Texas A&M in every sport. Colleague Todd McShay has some thoughts and observations on G...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  10. Lunch links: Big 12 expansion candidates

    David Ubben

    I want to play Golden Tee with Andy Dwyer for 10 hours. The Big 12 should add Florida State, Clemson, Pittsburgh and Virginia, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. New York Jets coach Rex Ryan in Lubbock for Texas Tech's official...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  11. Mailbag: Tech surprise, Big 12 QBs, grades

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the e-mails this week. Interesting stuff as always. Here's where you can reach me if you've got more to say. Bert in Frisco, Texas writes: You keeping talking about Texas Tech surprising everyone next season. What does surprising me...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  12. Lunch links: K-State coaching exodus

    David Ubben

    I think (today's links) would be like a Kevin Durant jumpshot: Perfecto! Oklahoma State missed out on the nation's No. 1 receiver who visited this weekend. He's heading to Ole Miss. Former Iowa State quarterback Jared Barnett has decided on his...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  13. Grading the Big 12's 1,000-yard receivers

    David Ubben

    Before the season began, I released my picks for the Big 12's 1,000-yard receivers in 2012. The Big 12 had four 1,000-yard rushers in 2011, but I picked the league to have five in 2012. There were 35 1,000-yard receivers this season across college...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  14. Lunch links: Big 12 draft decisions update

    David Ubben

    Oh, offseason links make me sad again. How long until the season gets here again? The Longhorns duo under investigation for sexual assault is back on the team, but police confirmed on Monday that the investigation is still ongoing. Mike Finger of...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  15. Lunch links: OSU's coordinator change

    David Ubben

    I don't know if you know this, but things with fat in them taste way better than things that don't! Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman weighs in with a column on the coaching staff mess in Stillwater surrounding Bill Young's departure. Why was he fir...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  16. Best and worst of the Big 12 bowl season

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 bowl season is over, but just as we did for the weekend rewind all season long, it's time to look back on the best and worst of the bowl season. Best offensive performance: Stedman Bailey, WR, West Virginia. West Virginia got stuck in a...

    Blog | January 10, 2013