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  1. Mailbag: Sugar Bowl, Big 12 cash, UT coach

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all your emails this week, everybody. Here's where you can reach me every day, any time. Ric A in Brooklyn, New York, writes: One of your blog-leagues over at the Big Ten said that Nebraska would make much more money in the Big ten than...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  2. Big 12 says goodbye to the Pinstripe Bowl

    David Ubben

    Later today, the Pinstripe Bowl will announce a partnership with the Big Ten, sources told colleague Brett McMurphy. In the game, the Big Ten will annually play an ACC team, too, which means the four-year deal between the bowl, the Big 12 and the Big...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  3. Lunch links: Interesting recruiting tales

    David Ubben

    I'd give $10,000 for a glass of lemonade right now. Lost in Gordon Gee's comments that became public on Thursday? He said the Big Ten should have brought in Kansas and Missouri when it had the chance. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman weighs in on ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. Lunch links: Dan Beebe's big buyout

    David Ubben

    May is the worst month of the year for college football. Ex-Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe got about $5 million in buyout money after being pushed out by the league, writes Rachel Bachman of the Wall Street Journal. Holy cow. Big Ten teams are l...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  5. Lunch links: Big Ten stalking OU, Kansas?

    David Ubben

    This stuff: Just not that good. What's wrong with regular ketchup? Whoa, whoa, whoa ... Oklahoma and Kansas to the Big Ten? Lee Barfknecht of the Omaha World-Herald says the Big Ten has done its "homework" on making it happen. (For the record, I ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  6. Lunch links: More Stoops staff changes

    David Ubben

    Somebody stand up and give the Big Ten a hand! Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has now fired three staffers, reports Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. Two more went out the door on Tuesday. With those moves, Stoops has taken a hatchet to criticisms that h...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  7. Big 12 fans are clear: Expansion is wanted

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 examined its expansion options at last month's athletic director meetings, and didn't sound like it was gearing up for a big move on the expansion front. If other leagues like the SEC or Big Ten make a move, that might change, but for now,...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  8. Mailbag: SEC/Big Ten, Kingsbury, Horns

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the emails this week. Here's where you can reach me. Stay tuned tonight for coverage of the Cotton Bowl on the blog, and live commentary via Twitter. Kevin in Austin, Texas writes: David, Why is it that when a player from the state ...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  9. Lunch links: Crazy expansion ideas

    David Ubben

    Onward to the Fiesta. Bill Bender of Sporting News says the Big Ten needs an upgrade: Invite Texas and Oklahoma. Uh, good luck with that for about 50 different reasons. Oklahoma State is going to have a very complicated, busy offseason, writes ...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  10. Pregame: Heart of Dallas Bowl

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State (7-5, 5-4 Big 12) vs. Purdue (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) WHO TO WATCH: Oklahoma State receiver Josh Stewart may be the most underrated player in the Big 12. He caught 96 passes for 1,154 yards to notch his first 1,000-yard season as a sophom...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  11. Instant analysis: Texas Tech 34, Minn. 31

    David Ubben

    This Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas wasn't a pretty one. A fun first half gave way to a lackluster second half until the final minutes, when Texas Tech's offense shook awake and rallied for a 34-31 victory over Minnesota with a Ryan Bustin field goal...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  12. Pregame: Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

    David Ubben

    Minnesota (6-6, 2-6 Big Ten) vs. Texas Tech (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) WHO TO WATCH: Texas Tech receivers Eric Ward and Darrin Moore. They are big targets in the red zone and caught 24 of quarterback Seth Doege's 38 touchdowns this season. Only two other t...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  13. Why the Big 12 won't expand

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 doesn't sound very interested in expanding. Want a big reason why? Look at the prospective revenue numbers from the new playoff, via colleague Brett McMurphy. From 2014-25, the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and ACC will earn an average of ...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  14. Lunch links: Big 12 and Big Ten expansion

    David Ubben

    You're out of control, Cafferty. What does Big Ten expansion mean for the Big 12? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman has a few thoughts. Oklahoma State has a new TV deal with Fox Sports for its third-tier rights. Several other Big 12 teams have made...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  15. Champions Bowl headed to SEC territory

    David Ubben

    So much for JerryWorld. The so-called Champions Bowl will essentially just be the new Sugar Bowl and be played in the Superdome in New Orleans, La, sources told From our news story: New Orleans was chosen over the Cotton Bowl in Arlin...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  16. Peeking ahead to Week 3 in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    All things considered, a rough week for the Big 12 on Saturday, but it wasn't the only league that suffered embarrassing losses. Arkansas went down to Louisiana-Monroe, the Pac-12 suffered an FCS loss and one of the Big Ten favorites, Wisconsin, inex...

    Blog | September 10, 2012