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  1. Snyder up for another coaching award

    David Ubben

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is one of five finalists for the Bobby Bowden National Collegiate Coach of the Year, the award announced today. The award's voted on by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and Ohio State's Urban ...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  2. Brown changes bowl philosophy

    David Ubben

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- After back-to-back losses in the 1999 and 2000 seasons, Mack Brown knew he needed to make some changes in his bowl preparations. The Longhorns were thrashed by Arkansas in the 2000 Cotton Bowl, 27-6. In the following seaso...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  3. Big 12 left out of New Year's Day fun

    David Ubben

    I feel a little bit out of sync today. It can't be blamed on any imbibing I did last night. The real reason I'm out of sorts is there are no Big 12 teams playing on the traditionally best day for college football of the year. At least it wa...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  4. Leach in strong company with past success

    David Ubben

    Here's one last note that indicates how Mike Leach had built his program at Texas Tech. Leach directed the Red Raiders to bowl games in each of his 10 seasons coaching there before he was abruptly fired on Wednesday. That's a feat that was matc...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  5. Brown loved the Crimson Tide as a young fan

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas coach Mack Brown, like many young college football fans in the South who grew up in the 1960s, had a love affair with Paul "Bear" Bryant's Alabama teams. The Crimson Tide claimed national championships in 1964 and 1965 and c...

    Blog | December 21, 2009
  6. Big 12 lunch links: Burkhead excited about recent work

    David Ubben

    We're at two days and counting for Saturday's big game between Texas and Nebraska for the Big 12 championship. It will be the rubber game, as both schools have previously beaten the other one in earlier Big 12 title games. Here are some lunch l...

    Blog | December 03, 2009
  7. How powerful are Stoops and Brown among the coaches?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin We all know that Bob Stoops' nickname is "Big Game Bob." But the question is, how big do sports fans really feel Stoops is? SportsNation is ranking 20 coaches in terms of their power at this li...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  8. Mailbag: No Big 12 games at baseball fields

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin If it's a Friday, it must be time to open some e-mails from my mailbag. Shane Riley from Arapahoe, Neb., writes: I know the Big 12 hasn't jumped on the bandwagon yet, but what is up with college teams want...

    Blog | July 31, 2009
  9. Wilkinson, Osborne picked for Sporting News' top coaches list

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The Sporting News came up with an interesting list of its top 50 selections of the greatest coaches of all time. Not surprisingly, legendary UCLA men's basketball coach John Wooden earned the top slot. There w...

    Blog | July 30, 2009
  10. Podcast: ESPNU College Football

    David Ubben

    Ivan Maisel talks with Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy about his team's chances in the Big 12 and Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden about what to expect from the Seminoles....

    Blog | July 22, 2009
  11. Rhoads credits McCarney for helping him hire Burnham

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin New Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads turned to a familiar friend for counsel when he was hiring his first defensive coordinator. Rhoads said that his former boss, ex-Iowa State coach and current Florida defensive line...

    Blog | February 19, 2009
  12. Meyer, Stoops aiming to be first with two BCS national titles

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- History will be made Thursday night at Dolphin Stadium no matter who ends up holding the crystal ball at the end of the game. No coach has ever claimed two Bowl Championship Series national ch...

    Blog | January 07, 2009
  13. Big 12 lunchtime links: BCS standings before title game must be r...

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The potential that the Big 12's South Division representative will be picked by the Bowl Championship Series standings is bad enough. The idea that the coaches' final vote that makes up that final regular-season poll ...

    Blog | November 18, 2008
  14. Reaction on Prince's dismissal from around the conference

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The prime topic of conversation this morning across the Big 12 was the abrupt dismissal of Kansas State coach Ron Prince after a coaching tenure of less than three seasons. Jeffrey Martin of the Kansas City Sta...

    Blog | November 08, 2008
  15. Stoops-Brown rivalry one for the ages

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin DALLAS -- Tomorrow amongst the ferris wheels and corn dogs, we'll celebrate the kind of coaching rivalry that used to mark college football. In the Big Ten, the legendary "Ten-Year War" involved Woody Hayes vs. Bo Sch...

    Blog | October 10, 2008
  16. Big 12 links: Collins was footnote in Crouch's key play

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin I remember first meeting Thunder Collins shortly after his arrival to Nebraska. He had the most descriptive name for a college running back I had ever heard -- before or since. Today, Collins is in the Omaha C...

    Blog | September 24, 2008