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  1. Make-or-break year for Mack Brown, Texas

    David Ubben

    Mack Brown was open about the personal toll he suffered from losing the 2010 BCS National Championship Game. He admitted the loss to Alabama in the Rose Bowl led to some pouting on his part. Colt McCoy wasn't on campus in the fall of 2010, and a 5...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  2. Ranking the Big 12/SEC from top to bottom

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops stirred up a healthy debate this week when he took a few shots at the SEC, the same league that's captured the last seven national championships. "So they've had the best team in college football," Stoops told the Tulsa W...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  3. First playoff title game in Big 12 country?

    David Ubben

    It's hard to imagine a better venue for college football's postseason first step away from madness. From colleague Brett McMurphy's report: Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, is a "virtual lock" to host the first championship game in college foo...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  4. Keeping Big 12 title game away is right call

    David Ubben

    The folks in control of the Big 12's future have two responsibilities: Set up the conference for success on the field and off it. The first means championships. The second means money. Maintaining that balance isn't easy. A single school could pla...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  5. Big 12 Championship ready to return?

    David Ubben

    Bob Bowlsby was in Stillwater on Wednesday for Oklahoma State's game against Iowa State, but turned a whole lot of heads when he told the Associated Press of the Big 12's plans to continue to move toward re-instituting the Big 12 Championship game. T...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  6. Bold predictions for the Big 12 in 2013

    David Ubben

    As we continue our season wrap, we'll be looking to 2013 today. Let's take a look with some bold predictions in 2013. 1. The Big 12 will not expand or institute a championship game. I get the questions every day, but I simply don't believe the Big...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  7. Fans pick the Big 12's best BCS title hope

    David Ubben

    Before the BCS title game got started earlier this week, I asked you to weigh in with your thoughts on the Big 12's best hope to bring home a championship in 2013. It's a long shot, admittedly, with the odds against a Big 12 team cracking the 2013...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  8. First playoff title game to Big 12 land?

    David Ubben

    The college football playoff will begin in 2014, and the first national championship game under the new format may be headed for Big 12 country. Colleague Brett McMurphy reports that Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas is the "prohibitive favorite...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  9. Premature celebration? Not Sooners' fault

    David Ubben

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- On Thursday, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops gathered his team and informed the players that if they beat TCU on Saturday, they would be receiving championship rings and hats, regardless of what happened later in the evening. Stoops...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  10. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 13

    David Ubben

    Here's what I learned over the past few days in the Big 12: The Big 12 title will once again be decided during Championship Week. The Big 12 is in its second season without a championship game, but a dramatic comeback by Oklahoma will provide some...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  11. Big 12 faces harsh BCS reality after loss

    David Ubben

    The coast was clear, and the SEC was nowhere to be found. The Big 12 had been shut out of the BCS National Championship Game in each of the past two seasons after making the cut in five of the seven seasons before that. Kansas State looked likely to ...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  12. Big 12 bowl projections: Week 12

    David Ubben

    K-State won't have to worry much about getting any help. The odds are heavily, heavily in its favor to be where it wants to be if it goes 12-0. Let's get to the bowl projections: BCS National Championship Game: Kansas State vs. BCS at-large Tos...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  13. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 11

    David Ubben

    Here's what I learned after a big week in Big 12 country as it relates to the BCS race: Kansas State is right on track to crack the BCS National Championship Game. Down goes Bama! The champ is cut! The champ is cut! Kansas State's players were blo...

    Blog | November 11, 2012
  14. Instant analysis: Kansas State 23, TCU 10

    David Ubben

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Another week, another Big 12 foe easily dispatched by Kansas State on the way to what it hopes is the national championship. TCU's defense hung tough for most of the game, but Kansas State's was solid all night and the Wildcat...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  15. Legendary Texas coach Darrell Royal dies

    David Ubben

    A Texas legend has died. From our news story: AUSTIN, Texas -- Darrell K Royal, the former Texas football coach known as much for his folksy, simplistic approach to life as for his creative wishbone offenses and two outright national championship...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  16. Big 12 bowl projections: Week 11

    David Ubben

    The new BCS rankings are out, and here's how I see the Big 12 bowl picture shaking out at season's end: BCS National Championship Game: Kansas State vs. BCS at-large Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma vs. BCS at-large AT&T Cotton Bowl: Texas...

    Blog | November 04, 2012