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  1. Tuberville: Doubt fueled Red Raiders' win

    David Ubben

    Texas State turned heads with its Week 1 upset of Houston as a 36-point underdog. In turn, Texas Tech became a possible next victim. The Red Raiders, 5-7 a year ago, heard plenty of noise about their chances to become upset No. 2 for the Bobcats. ...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  2. Matchup intrigue changed quickly for Tech

    David Ubben

    Texas State playing the part of overachiever? Excuse Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville if he's unsurprised to see the Bobcats, in their first year playing FBS football, making waves. Last season, the Bobcats came to Lubbock and did exactly that du...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  3. Biggest hiring of Sherman's tenure

    David Ubben

    The worst-kept secret in Central Texas finally was revealed Thursday afternoon when the Texas A&M Board of Regents approved the hiring of Air Force defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter as the Aggies' new defensive coordinator. DeRuyter, 47, is c...

    Blog | January 21, 2010
  4. Texas turnover binge has been key to defensive success

    David Ubben

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp entered the season with a big goal of improving turnovers. After seeing the Longhorns struggle last season in taking the ball away from opponents, Muschamp has coached his defense ...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  5. Big 12 lunch links: Loss brought Gresham back

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin I'm finally off to my first practice of the season this afternoon as Baylor kicks off its preseason work. But before that, here are some lunchtime links for your edification: Oklahoma tight end Jermaine Gres...

    Blog | August 06, 2009
  6. Five games to fear in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin There are several obvious games that are already noticeable that should carry an extra bit of trepidation for Big 12 teams as they prepare for the upcoming season. Even with Big 12 teams likely to be solidly favor...

    Blog | July 13, 2009
  7. Big 12 lunch links: Steckel appears set as Missouri's coordinator...

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Happy Friday. Here are some delecteable links that go especially well with Lenten lunches. Columbia Daily Tribune beat writer Dave Matter writes that Dave Steckel should be named as Missouri's new defensive...

    Blog | March 06, 2009
  8. Will Franchione ever coach again?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin It's hard for a disgraced head coach to get back into the business after earlier struggles. Take former Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione, who lost his job at Texas A&M after the 2007 season after the ...

    Blog | March 02, 2009
  9. Chizik's replacement will have difficult chore at ISU

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin It really shouldn't be a surprise that Gene Chizik is leaving Iowa State. The biggest shock, however, is that it came when it did. Barely a month after he professed his love for pork tenderloins, Ashton Kutcher, the S...

    Blog | December 13, 2008
  10. Sharp's return sparks Kansas running attack

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The bumps and bruises that Jake Sharp has experienced the last two Sunday mornings haven't been frustrating. Even as he's stumbled out of bed, the junior Kansas tailback has almost reveled in his soreness. It was a si...

    Blog | October 16, 2008
  11. Big 12 internal affairs: Kansas, OU look to fix leaky special tea...

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here's a look at some tidbits from around the league that are transpiring as teams get ready for games this week. 1. Both Kansas and Oklahoma have added more playmakers to their special teams after recent struggles fo...

    Blog | October 15, 2008
  12. Freeman living up to his bold preseason claims

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Before the season started, Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman audaciously made headlines by saying he merited inclusion among the top quarterbacks in the Big 12. Considering the names among the conference's aerial ...

    Blog | September 16, 2008
  13. Tim's weekly mailbag: Where's the love for KSU?

    David Ubben

    Let's jump right in. Rodney from Salina, Kan., writes: Why did you not include the Kansas State and Louisville game in your links this morning? Tim Griffin: I didn't link a story to that game because I thought the other stories were more immediate. W...

    Blog | September 09, 2008
  14. Can Colorado sustain another FCS stunner?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Colorado is struggling against a Football Championship Series opponent as Eastern Washington has raced to a 21-14 lead over the Buffaloes late in the third quarter. Eastern Washington QB Matt Nichols and an opportunis...

    Blog | September 06, 2008
  15. Big 12 links: Conference should have easy week

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin RENO, Nev. -- Sorry for the delay this morning, but the sun was barely creeping over the nearby Sierra Nevadas when I started this. Also, with only four games played in the conference before this evening, most fans sh...

    Blog | September 06, 2008
  16. Evening links from the San Diego airport

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- You've got to love free wi-fi, don't you? Taking advantage of the generosity of the good folks at the San Diego International Airport, here are some quick links before I board for Reno, ...

    Blog | September 05, 2008