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  1. Bowlsby outlines playoff committee picks

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Bob Bowlsby spent 66 nights in a hotel when he was on the committee that puts together the NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket. Now that college football is a season away from entering the playoff era, the Big 12 commissioner...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  2. Big 12 take: How would a playoff work?

    David Ubben

    Did Iowa State usher in college football's latest seismic change? The Cyclones weren't the only factor, but they were no doubt a huge one. ISU upset Oklahoma State in a memorable Friday nighter, eventually leading to a snoozer of a title game betw...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  3. BCS leaders meet again Wednesday, continue to look at possible op...

    David Ubben

    "Playoff" was hardly the word of the day at the final meeting of college football's commissioners to discuss the future of the sport's postseason. "Metaphor" was more apt.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  4. Lunch links: Bob Stoops' quiet mission

    David Ubben

    Six years later, Apologies to the Queen Mary might be getting even more amazing. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman gives you a look inside Bob Stoops' work with a local children's hospital. Jeremiah Hatch had a scary experience on Saturday night, b...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  5. Lunch links: New Big 12 website debuts

    David Ubben

    Paying a visit to non-Texas Big 12 country today. Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman charts the rising popularity of the Oklahoma State program. Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune eulogizes the loss of Nebraska and Colorado with what he'll miss ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  6. Roundup: Mizzou QBs, K-State, Fiesta Bowl

    David Ubben

    For the first weekend in awhile, the Big 12 didn't have any spring games, but plenty happened over the weekend. Here's a look. Franklin finishes spring on top Missouri released its post-spring depth chart, and sitting at No. 1 quarterback: Jame...

    Blog | April 25, 2011
  7. Brake time for Cotton Bowl to BCS

    David Ubben

    After the Fiesta Bowl released its report on the abuse of funds within the bowl and fired CEO John Junker, plenty of those who cover college football, myself included, turned an eye toward the Cotton Bowl. The bowl already had BCS aspirations. Com...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  8. Lunch links: Catching up with Mike Leach

    David Ubben

    Charm that snake? What does that mean? It means reinvent your image in a desperate attempt at relevance! Kansas State, Iowa State, Baylor and Oklahoma State are among the Big 12's biggest oversigners when it comes to recruiting. has the...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  9. Lunch links: Bowl game ticket sales update

    David Ubben

    Clutch cream run, bro. With his program in a state of relative upheaval, Texas coach Mack Brown has remained silent, but Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman would like to hear from him. Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Dana Holgo...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  10. Lunch links: Dan Beebe's Big 12 mistake

    David Ubben

    People aren't food. People aren't food. Your friends will run away if they're scared of being chewed. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman has two reasons why there's no way Bob Stoops will go to Florida. Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne won't ...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  11. Lunch links: Who told Suh 'You stink?'

    David Ubben

    Iowa State defensive back David Sims, the 2009 Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year, was formally charged with unauthorized use of a credit card, reports Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register. The charge is an aggravated misdemeanor and Sims has...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  12. What to expect on Day 2 of media days

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Pretty fun day on Day 1 of Big 12 media days yesterday. Our Day 1 wrap is readily available on the website with dispatches from yours truly and columnist Pat Forde, both in text and video. Here's the lineup for Day 2: (all times E...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  13. Lunch links: Late additions to media days

    David Ubben

    If you care about basketball at all, you should read colleague Dana O'Neil's anonymous coaching survey. By far the most interesting college basketball read of the year -- for me, at least. County officials are waiting to decide to press charges o...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  14. Big 12 and BCS heads align on future

    David Ubben

    Dan Beebe has made his opinions clear about a world with four 16-team conferences, a scenario that looked like a real possibility with the looming departure of five of the six teams from the Big 12 South to form a theoretical Pac-16, the nation's fir...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  15. New Big 12 might not face BCS hardship

    David Ubben

    Nebraska and Colorado won a combined four national titles in the 1990s. The Huskers played for another in 2001. Despite the Buffaloes' recent struggles, the loss of both teams presumably weakens the Big 12. But according to BCS director Bill Hancock,...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  16. Lunch links: Kansas OC sued by former player

    David Ubben

    Back in Dallas from my visits to Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. More coverage of both teams is on the way, but I'll be dropping by all 12 schools this spring, so hold your complaints, North fans. Only two North teams, Colorado and Missouri, are current...

    Blog | March 11, 2010