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  1. Holiday Bowl: Three keys for Texas

    David Ubben

    Texas takes on Cal on Wednesday night in the Holiday Bowl. We previewed the game earlier, now it's time for a look at three keys for Texas to get the win. 1. Work hard in bowl practices. So yeah, this one's technically already happened, but we won...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  2. Holiday Bowl preview: Texas vs. California

    David Ubben

    The Big 12's 1-0 in bowl games so far, and it's time for another 7-5 team to strap pads on and put the league's reputation on the line. Texas takes on Cal out in San Diego in the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET. Let's take ...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  3. What to watch in the Big 12 bowls

    David Ubben

    Here are a few things to keep an eye on in the bowl games involving teams from the Big 12 this season. 1. The headless Aggies. A team playing in a bowl after firing its coach is a bit of a rarity, but that's where the Aggies are as they prepare to...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  4. Big 12 pre-spring power rankings

    David Ubben

    With spring practice set to begin soon -- Texas opens its camp on March 2 -- here's a quick look at how I have the teams ranked heading into spring practice. In formulating my rankings, I took into account returning players, transfers, arriving fresh...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  5. Big 12 mailbag: Will Blackshirts be good in 2010 again?

    David Ubben

    I received a slew of comments about some of my early choices for my All-Decade teams across the conference. Hopefully, that will prove as popular during the rest of the week for the rest of the Big 12 teams as they are released. Here's a represent...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  6. Longest-tenured coaches with no BCS bowls

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin While doing some research for another story, I developed this chart. I was curious which coaches in BCS-affiliated conferences had the longest tenures without making a BCS bowl trip. Jim Leavitt, USF: 13th seaso...

    Blog | August 19, 2009
  7. Baylor's new offensive tackles don't concern Griffin

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin WACO, Texas -- It's supposed to be the thought that keeps Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin awake at night: Who will be protecting his blind side from the headhunters playing defensive end in the Big 12? Griff...

    Blog | August 07, 2009
  8. Baylor's Epperson among 10 on Ray Guy watch list

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Baylor punter Derek Epperson is among the 10 players on the Ray Guy Award's initial 2009 watch list. The Greater August Sports Council of Augusta, Ga., provides the award to the nation's top punter. More c...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  9. Seven Big 12 RBs on Doak Walker Award watch list

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma running backs Chris Brown and DeMarco Murray head a seven-member contingent of Big 12 backs who were announced Tuesday on the initial watch list of the Dallas-based Doak Walker Award. Other Big 12 running...

    Blog | August 04, 2009
  10. The numbers say UT could win the BCS title and OU won't

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The number crunchers at have come up with the common statistical traits that the BCS national championship winners have shared. 1. Be a member of a "Big Six" conference or Notre Dame: Teams...

    Blog | July 07, 2009
  11. Fantasy matchups for each Big 12 team

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin After watching way too many uncompetitive September matchups in recent seasons, I started thinking of some fantasy matchups I'd love to see for each Big 12 team. Here are my dream games for each sc...

    Blog | June 11, 2009
  12. Hawkins will coach Colorado wide receivers in 2009

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Colorado coach Dan Hawkins made a variety of announcements Monday, most notably that he will be serving as the Buffaloes' wide receivers coach in addition to his head coaching duties. Hawkins will instruct def...

    Blog | June 01, 2009
  13. Steele picks Nebraska, Texas to win Big 12

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin My friends joke with me about how possessive I get about my "college football bible" that I carry everywhere in my work satchel. But after losing one Phil Steele several years ago, I learned my less...

    Blog | June 01, 2009
  14. Ranking the top new coordinators in college football

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin While it's not followed as closely as the changes at the top of the football program, the hiring of solid coordinators can often make or break a program. And it's a chore that sometimes faces successf...

    Blog | May 04, 2009
  15. Kiesau named as Colorado's new offensive coordinator

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Colorado coach Dan Hawkins wasted little time after the resignation of offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich by naming Eric Kiesau as his replacement. Helfrich's departure isn't a surprise after he inte...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  16. Big 12 could be headed for landmark draft

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin It's fitting and somewhat understandable that the NFL draft will have a distinctly Big 12 tinge Saturday as the early part of the first round plays out. Keep an eye for Big 12 players to be very conspicuous...

    Blog | April 24, 2009