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  1. How explosive is your team's offense?

    David Ubben

    We haven't done this in awhile, but it's always interesting to look back at how each Big 12 team stacks up when it comes to big plays. We'll look at both sides of the ball this week on the blog, as well as what it all meant in the standings, too. Let...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  2. The trouble with recruiting linemen

    David Ubben

    Colleague Brad Edwards delved inside one of the toughest aspects of the college recruiting game: recruiting linemen on both sides of the ball. Just like in the NFL, development trumps pedigree, especially as players' bodies change. That makes recr...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  3. Halftime analysis: Baylor 17, Oklahoma 10

    David Ubben

    WACO, Texas -- I'll go ahead and do it. No. 5 Oklahoma's officially on upset alert. Baylor's gone step-for-step with the Sooners on both sides of the ball, and the scoreboard shows it. The Bears lead 17-10. Both teams have caught a few break...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  4. Iowa beating Iowa State big up front

    David Ubben

    Iowa State got left tackle Kelechi Osemele back on the field, but its slow start continues. Iowa is dominating the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball and leads 10-0. Mike Meyer's field goal attempt clanged off the upright but slipped thro...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  5. Big plays ... Do they equal points?

    David Ubben

    We got a lot of responses about our look at explosive plays on both sides of the ball and what they mean for teams in the win-loss column. The biggest question most wanted to know, though? Do explosive plays translate into points? I would think...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  6. Halftime analysis: Oklahoma 20, Connecticut 10

    David Ubben

    One big mistake has made this somewhat of a game, but Oklahoma is getting it done on both sides of the ball and could run away with it in the second half. Turning point: Oklahoma led 14-0 and had the ball near midfield, but Sooners quarterback Lan...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  7. Instant analysis: Oklahoma State 36, Arizona 10

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State became the first Big 12 team to take care of business in a bowl game this year, and did it pretty impressively. The Cowboys made plays on both sides of the ball and finished the season on a high note. Here's some instant analysis on th...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  8. Huskers rolling on both sides of the ball

    David Ubben

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Missouri's done a pretty good job of stopping Taylor Martinez on the ground. Everything else? Firmly in favor of the Huskers. Martinez has completed all five of his passes for 101 yards, including a 40-yarder to Kyler Reed for ...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  9. Wrapping the Big 12 afternoon games

    David Ubben

    Nebraska 56, Washington 21: What a dominating second half from the Huskers on both sides of the ball. The defense limited Jake Locker and forced him into a pick-six that gave them a four-touchdown lead. And we can probably count on seeing Taylor Mart...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  10. Baylor upset bid looking bankrupt

    David Ubben

    Baylor is getting outplayed on both sides of the ball and is down 14-3 in the first quarter to No. 4 TCU in Fort Worth. I didn't expect the Bears to win, but I expected them to keep it close. So far, that hasn't been the case. Baylor went three-an...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  11. Oklahoma trying to roll the Noles

    David Ubben

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma struggled on both sides of the ball in Week 1. Oklahoma is dominating on both sides of the ball in Week 2. The Sooners have scored touchdowns on all four possessions -- three from Landry Jones' passes of at least 18 yards...

    Blog | September 11, 2010
  12. Aggies keep it error-free in big win

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M ran 99 plays from scrimmage in Saturday's 48-7 win over Stephen F. Austin. The offense finished with just one penalty -- a five-yard false start -- and no turnovers. Texas A&M was expected to dominate both sides of the ball an...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  13. Swinney takes stock of Tigers' spring

    David Ubben

    Clemson's spring game is set for Saturday, and with spring practice winding to a close, Tigers coach Dabo Swinney took stock of where his team stood. The Tigers have grown more comfortable with Swinney and his system on both sides of the ball, and...

    Blog | April 07, 2010
  14. Aggies need defense for a South title

    David Ubben

    New defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter has everyone in College Station buzzing after his arrival from Air Force. Texas and Oklahoma lost a handful of stars on both sides of the ball, and a solid defense could help land the Aggies in the Big 12 Champi...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  15. Cyclones must replace second line of defense

    David Ubben

    Coach Paul Rhoads will have plenty of new faces on both sides of the ball to evaluate this spring, but they'll all be new starters on his defense's second line. He'll be replacing all three starting linebackers, including Jesse Smith, who anchored...

    Blog | March 03, 2010