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  1. Changes give WVU spring new feel

    David Ubben

    This time a year ago, it was hard to go anywhere in Morgantown, W.Va., without feeling the buzz surrounding Mountaineers football. A Big East title and an Orange Bowl romp weren't far in the rearview mirror, and a bright first year in the new Big ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  2. Senior Bowl buzz from the Big 12

    David Ubben

    You can keep up with our scouts in Mobile, Ala., at the Senior Bowl this week with ESPN Insider, but here's a taste of what they've seen from the Big 12 talents this week: Kansas State receiver Chris Harper got his first notebook mention of the we...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  3. Florida State to Big 12 buzz builds

    David Ubben

    Talk about Florida State and the Big 12 has mostly been an unsubstantiated rumor for months, and several sources fueled local media reports that the league hadn't even considered the Seminoles as a possible future member. However, in wake of the A...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  4. Who will be the spring breakout star?

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 has three teams practicing during the spring, but every year, we see players earn buzz during the spring and awards during the fall. Which Big 12 talent will be the biggest breakout star this spring? Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor: Seas...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  5. Lunch links: Did OU violate NCAA rules?

    David Ubben

    You can't just be the good guy and expect to live. Not anymore. Joe Posnanski would like to pull at your heartstrings with a guest column on the death of the Border War in the Kansas City Star. Greg Bishop of the New York Times chronicles Baylo...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  6. Draft buzz picks up for Adcock, Fuller

    David Ubben

    ESPN NFL Draft analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay have updated their draft boards, and at the bottom of each is a new name from the Big 12. Jeff Fuller cracked the No. 32 spot on McShay's board of the top prospects available. His production has be...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  7. Welcome to Week 4 in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Heck of a weekend here in Aggieland. There's a pretty obvious buzz in the air and the town is packed for one of the biggest games in decades for Texas A&M. Enjoyed my visit to Midnight Yell Practice last night, as alw...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  8. Blaine Gabbert's slide ends in Jacksonville

    David Ubben

    Buzz had built that Blaine Gabbert could go as high as No. 1 in this year's draft. That didn't happen. Cam Newton and Jake Locker both went ahead of Gabbert, but the Jacksonville Jaguars traded up to get the former Missouri quarterback with the tenth...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  9. Big 12 Heisman Watch: Week 8

    David Ubben

    As quickly as he was there, he was gone. Taylor Martinez was the only Big 12 player who's made my ballot the entire season, but the worst way to build Heisman buzz is to follow up your best game with one of your worst. He wasn't mistake-prone, but th...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  10. Talking Taylor Martinez

    David Ubben

    Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez only amplified the buzz that's surrounded his name throughout the summer, running for 126 yards and three touchdowns, highlighted by his 46-yard score on a zone read keeper that served as his first career carry an...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  11. Mailbag: Only football questions allowed

    David Ubben

    Clay in St. Louis asks: Why all the hype for Texas A&M but little to no buzz about Missouri as a potential Big 12 sleeper? Aren't the roster situations similar, all the way from the returning talent at QB to the areas in need for improvement ...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  12. Big 12 lunch links: Does Pelini deserve another raise?

    David Ubben

    Contract talks, recruiting buzz and early arrivals. Hard to believe the season ended only five days ago. But we still have news across the Big 12. Dig into these piping-hot lunch links -- the comfort food of choice across the conference. Th...

    Blog | January 12, 2010
  13. A&M qualifies as the Big 12's mystery team

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Texas A&M might have less buzz around its 1-0 record than any unbeaten team in the country. Coach Mike Sherman saw his team produce an impressive 41-6 victory over New Mexico. But few outside those who atten...

    Blog | September 14, 2009
  14. Where's the buzz in Stillwater this week?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin STILLWATER, Okla. -- So much for heightened excitement around Oklahoma State's game this week. You can tell the noticeable buzz that was present at Boone Pickens Stadium last week isn't there this week as Housto...

    Blog | September 12, 2009
  15. Cornhuskers' assistants receive big salary bumps

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Bo Pelini's new contract received much of the buzz Monday as the Cornhuskers' second-year coach received a hike that will push his yearly contract to $1.851 million per season. Lost in that fanfare was the...

    Blog | March 31, 2009
  16. Gundy sees OSU recruiting buzz inside and outside state

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin STILLWATER, Okla. -- After four years as head coach at Oklahoma State, coach Mike Gundy is pleased with what he's seen. After Oklahoma State's 9-4 season in 2008, the team finished the season ranked 16th i...

    Blog | March 18, 2009