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  1. Changes give WVU spring new feel

    David Ubben

    This time a year ago, it was hard to go anywhere in Morgantown, W.Va., without feeling the buzz surrounding Mountaineers football. A Big East title and an Orange Bowl romp weren't far in the rearview mirror, and a bright first year in the new Big ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  2. Bowlsby, Beebe team up to talk Big 12

    David Ubben

    We haven't heard much from ex-Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe lately, who now does some consulting and is working with the new Big East. He joined his permanent replacement, former Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby at a panel in front of 200 stude...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  3. The Big 12's best assistant coaches in 2012

    David Ubben

    Taking a page out of the book of our Big East bloggers, it's time to tab the best assistant coaches in the Big 12 over the past season. Anyone not a head coach is eligible. 1. Todd Monken, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks, Oklahoma State. Monken...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  4. Surveying the field: Texas Tech's new coach

    David Ubben

    Tommy Tuberville is out at Texas Tech, booking his flight to Cincinnati and the Big East after three seasons in Lubbock. Who will replace him? Here are the possibilities. (Two guys you won't see on this list: West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen, wh...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  5. Tuberville leaving Texas Tech for Cincinnati

    David Ubben

    Tommy Tuberville is the new head coach at Cincinnati, a Texas Tech spokesperson confirmed to ESPN.com on Saturday. He will replace Butch Jones, who accepted the head coaching job at Tennessee on Friday. Texas Tech officials were "completely bli...

    Blog | December 08, 2012
  6. Unfamiliar Big 12 teams in unfamiliar spot

    David Ubben

    Are we sure this is a Big 12 game? Like, 100 percent? In an alternate universe, the storyline for Saturday in Morgantown would be TCU measuring up to Big East power West Virginia in its first year at the adults' table of the feast that is college ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  7. WVU's Holgorsen inks new contract

    David Ubben

    West Virginia has agreed to terms with head coach Dana Holgorsen on a new six-year deal through 2017. Here's our news story. The Mountaineers announced the new deal at a news conference on Wednesday morning. Holgorsen will be paid an annual sal...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  8. Mailbag: Big East, UT vs. OU, WVU, top LBs

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the emails this week. Here's where you can reach me if you've got more to say. RTXC1 in Denison, Texas, wrote: So OU is the "best and deepest" team in the league, despite the WRs, DBs, and DL all having holes. However Texas isn't in...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  9. Lunch links: Notre Dame to the Big 12?

    David Ubben

    I'm not a little girl, I'm a bionic woman! Is Notre Dame ditching the Big East for the Big 12? The whispers are growing, writes Al Lesar of the South Bend Tribune. AD Jack Swarbrick talks from the BCS meetings in Chicago. College football looks...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  10. Lunch links: Big 12 change of fortune

    David Ubben

    Guess what, suddenly you're 60 years old, wandering toothless and alone in a post-apocalyptic wasteland! A year ago, the Big 12 was being left for dead. Now, it holds in its hands the fates of the Big East and ACC, writes Matt Hayes of Sporting N...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  11. Mailbag: 'Noles, OU trouble, expansion?

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the e-mails this week. Here's where you can reach me. On to your letters! Jeff in Ames, Iowa asked: With the Big East now being leaderless, do you see the Big 12 accelerating any potential plans to raid the conference for Louisvi...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  12. Big 12 exposure excites WVU's Holgorsen

    David Ubben

    MORGANTOWN, W. Va. -- West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen could list plenty of advantages of leaving the Big East for the Big 12. The Mountaineers will be cashing bigger checks. They'll cash in on fan excitement for newer, big-name opponents making...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  13. Luck details WVU Big East exit, Big 12 move

    David Ubben

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Texas A&M looked likely to leave the Big 12 in late August. Rumors and speculation reigned on the topic of who could replace the Aggies. At least one report placed Pittsburgh on the supposed "Big 12 short list." West Vi...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  14. WVU AD Luck: Big 12 should look to expand

    David Ubben

    MORGANTOWN, W. Va. -- West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck remembers looking up at a depleted Big East last fall and seeing only five teams, well short of anything resembling the conference the Mountaineers signed up to play in back in 1991. ...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  15. No date with Sparty for West Virginia

    David Ubben

    West Virginia planned to face Michigan State in a home-and-home series in 2014 and 2015, but life is different in the Big 12 than in the Big East. Those games won't be happening. Last year, Big East teams had room for five nonconference games a...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  16. Prepare for a West Virginian invasion

    David Ubben

    We're looking back at the top 25 list today, but it's time to look eastward at another top 25 list, too. Oklahoma State led the Big 12 with five players on the top 25 list, but the Big East? West Virginia took home the title with seven players ...

    Blog | March 13, 2012