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  1. Kingsbury talks memories, challenges, more

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury sat down for a chat with ESPN.com readers earlier today, which surely included a whole lot of Red Raiders fans. You can see the full transcript here, but let's look at a few highlights: Zach in Lake Dallas, Texas,...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  2. First-year challenges for Kliff Kingsbury

    David Ubben

    We're looking at first-year coaches across the country today, and the challenges ahead of the new guys in each league. There's only one in the Big 12, but here's what I tab as the biggest challenge awaiting Kliff Kingsbury: Expectations are the...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  3. The Big 12-SEC dream games

    David Ubben

    The SEC and Big 12 announced an annual challenge on the basketball court, but colleague Edward Aschoff wondered what it would look like if that challenge extended to the football field. There are already two games on the schedule this season -- be...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  4. Updating the Big 12 Blog bracket challenge

    David Ubben

    The Final Four is set in stone, and those dastardly Gators had a rough day on Sunday and cost my bracket a second correct pick from the last four teams standing from the 68-team bracket. We'll get to that later, but here's how the standings sit enter...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  5. Haney: The time is right for Kingsbury

    David Ubben

    I checked in earlier today with a column on Kliff Kingsbury's biggest challenge of Year 1 at Texas Tech: The ability to learn as he goes along and adjust his schemes as he learns more about his team. My colleague Travis Haney also wrote about King...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  6. Tech's Kingsbury set to learn on the go

    David Ubben

    Having held the title of head coach for just a little more than three of his 403 months on the planet, Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury can't be expected to know all the answers. He doesn't. What's going to be his biggest challenge in his new gig? ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  7. Lunch links: Change has arrived at WVU

    David Ubben

    Don't forget to join our Big 12 Blog Readers bracket challenge, folks. Trey Millard's teammates left, but he's got no regrets about coming back to Oklahoma for his senior season, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. Kirk Bohls of the Austin Am...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  8. Have the Big 12 blog's best bracket?

    David Ubben

    It's time for an annual tradition on the Big 12 blog: our bracket challenge. The Big 12 blog readers bracket challenge is always fun, until everyone gets really depressed when I run away with the title every year (or so I tell myself). The link...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  9. TCU adjusting to new, tight Big 12 quarters

    David Ubben

    TCU coach Gary Patterson knew the Big 12 would be full of new challenges. Chief among them: close games. The last time TCU had more than one conference game decided by one possession was 2008. That season, it was only two. Since then, the Horned F...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  10. Video: Kansas State-West Virginia pregame

    David Ubben

    David Ubben and Travis Haney take a look at the challenge ahead for both Kansas State and West Virginia's offenses this week....

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  11. Frogs prepping for new challenge in Game 2

    David Ubben

    Gary Patterson saw the final score, favoring his Frogs by 56 points and featuring a smile-inducing shutout against FCS Grambling. He also saw Oklahoma State lose by three touchdowns on Saturday, a week after beating an FCS team, 84-0. "You can'...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  12. TCU tackling new challenges in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    By now, TCU's heard it all on the recruiting trail. You can't win there. Sure, they win games, but you'll never reach the BCS. Well, you reached the BCS once, but you can't get there consistently. You're not in a major conference. If you don...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  13. Lunch links: TCU's challenge awaits

    David Ubben

    A dutch baby and a pepperoni roll in the same week. My taste buds are exhausted. TCU is still dealing with the fallout of offseason drug arrests, but coach Gary Patterson is the man to bring the Frogs through it, writes Cedric Golden of the Austi...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  14. Your Big 12 Blog bracket pool update

    David Ubben

    It's about to get real in the Big 12 Blog bracket challenge. Someone named hcjhicks and his "winnerwinner" bracket is in the lead all by his lonesome, but he's got Rick Pitino's Cinderella (the closest thing to it in this Final Four, anyway) team ...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  15. Lunch links: Is the Big 12 payday right?

    David Ubben

    Nice weekend for George Thornton, who's on top of the Big 12 Blog Challenge after the tournament's first weekend. He's got 510 points and is in the 100th percentile. Yours truly is holding it down in the 61st percentile with 400 points. Just loomi...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  16. Lunch links: Why did WVU join the Big 12?

    David Ubben

    Congrats to the two folks in the Big 12 Blog bracket challenge who managed a perfect Day 1: Ray Miller and trojansports. Strong, friends. Why did West Virginia join the Big 12? AD Oliver Luck says it was about maintaining a national profile, repo...

    Blog | March 16, 2012