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  1. Oklahoma State not far from its '80s identity

    David Ubben

    Mike Gundy had a front-row seat to see two of the best backs in Oklahoma State history, Thurman Thomas and Barry Sanders, the latter of whom has a case as the best back in college football history. Few, if anyone, knows more or saw more of the so-cal...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  2. Mailbag: More on program's best coaches

    David Ubben

    Sometimes, e-mails from you all deserve their own posts. This is one of those e-mails. We took a look at what each program in the Big 12 would look like without the program's winningest coach this week, but Cal in Chelsea, Okla. was left clamoring...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Lunch links: Interpreting Big 12's silence

    David Ubben

    How long before Cal or UCLA debut their state flag-inspired unis? Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says it seems like super conferences are the way the world is going. Bud Withers of the Seattle Times looks at the attrition in Gonzaga's basketball pro...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  7. Who sold the most merchandise?

    David Ubben

    The Collegiate Licensing Company has released its year-end rankings for top-selling institutions from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011. Who came out on top? You may have heard of them. Texas. Ohio State, Southern Cal, Oregon, North Carolina, Vi...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  8. Should a Big 12 coach get the 2004 title?

    David Ubben

    The BCS officially vacated Southern Cal's 2004 national championship this week, and has no plans to award the championship to anyone. That, however, hasn't slowed the debate. Former USC quarterback Matt Leinart made his thoughts clear on the is...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  9. Buffaloes running well at Folsom

    David Ubben

    Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen swore the team that went to Berkeley last weekend and lost 52-7 to Cal wasn't the real Buffaloes. Through nearly three quarters against Hawaii, it looks like he was right. With Georgia on the way in two weeks, Col...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  10. Hawkins concerned only with Cal

    David Ubben

    Dan Hawkins knows how this whole deal works. It's nothing new for the Colorado coach who has been a Division I head coach since 2001. "You win, the wagon gets fuller. You lose, the wagon gets lighter," he said. "That's pretty much the case everywh...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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