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  1. Lunch links: Dana Holgorsen's rising stock

    David Ubben

    St. Vincent and David Byrne are making an album together? This is a real thing that's really happening? Sign me up. Stewart Mandel of says Dana Holgorsen's stock has risen more in the past year than any other coach. K-State isn't shy abo...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  2. Bill Snyder extension will pay off for K-State

    David Ubben

    Bill Snyder signed up for five more years on his mission to calm the waters during his second run as Kansas State's coach. When it ends, Snyder will be 79 years old. If K-State fires him before the contract is over (I'll pause for laughter at the ...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  3. Chat: WVU issues, K-State ride, coach hires

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all your questions today. A fun chat, as usual. Here's the full transcript. I'll have my Mailbag up later this week, so shoot me an e-mail if you've got more to say and you might find it here later this week. On to the highlights! ...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  4. 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
  5. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 4

    David Ubben

    So after a bit of an eye-popping night in Norman, what did we learn about the Big 12? K-State is all kinds of bad news. Kansas State coach Bill Snyder loved what his defense did. "They just kept rowing the boat," Snyder said. Indeed. Oklahoma got ...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  6. Lunch links: Odd departure at TCU

    David Ubben

    We'll all remember where we were when that tornado hit that handgun factory. Colleague Travis Haney ranks the nation's head coaches, and K-State fans, you'll like this one. Good list. Odd story here: TCU's linebackers coach resigned suddenly. H...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  7. Video: Storied Traditions -- Texas

    David Ubben

    You don't step on the field at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium wearing the burnt orange without taking care of a little business first. Do it however you must, but every player and coach touches a mounted set of Horns below a sign that reads,...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  8. Wildcats lead, may keep pouring it on

    David Ubben

    Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein scored his third rushing touchdown of the game, and the Wildcats lead the Sunflower Showdown in Lawrence, 28-14, late in the first half. He's got 62 yards on eight carries. K-State coach Bill Snyder (the be...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  9. Mailbag: SEC moves, how good is K-State?

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions this week. Want to see your question here next week or sooner? Send your best to my mailbag. Steve in Phoenix (a K-State alum) writes: Bill Snyder is the coach of the century. I grew up in Manhattan and was in the stan...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  10. K-State a reflection of its legendary coach

    David Ubben

    Collin Klein was handed a laminated card at the first team meeting after Bill Snyder had been re-hired as coach at Kansas State. On it were the building blocks upon which Snyder started one of the greatest program turnarounds in college football h...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  11. Ron Prince still impacting Kansas State

    David Ubben

    Bill Snyder's name carries a lot with it at any mention. He's one of the greatest coaches to ever roam the sidelines, turning one of the worst programs in major conference football into Big 12 champions. Hey, you're the guy they named K-State's...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  12. Time for the real fun to begin at Texas

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads rudely delayed my arrival, but I've made it inside a scorching hot Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for Texas' matchup with BYU. The Longhorns looked good in their opener, but Rice is Rice: Bett...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  13. Lunch links: Buffs coach takes a Big 12 jab

    David Ubben

    I planked my bed so hard for like eight hours last night. Colorado coach Jon Embree told fans at a luncheon that he's excited about going from the "Little Apple to Los Angeles," reports Irv Moss of the Denver Post. Too easy if you ask me, K-State...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  14. Sooners WR takes rivalry too far

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has suspended sophomore receiver Jaz Reynolds for a pair of tweets on Tuesday, the same day a gunman opened fire on campus at the University of Texas before committing suicide in the library. ""Hey everyone in Austin, tx... k...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  15. How powerful are Stoops and Brown among the coaches?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin We all know that Bob Stoops' nickname is "Big Game Bob." But the question is, how big do sports fans really feel Stoops is? SportsNation is ranking 20 coaches in terms of their power at this li...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  16. Brown considers giving up his vote in coaches' poll

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas coach Mack Brown said Thursday he was giving strong consideration to giving up his vote in the USA Today coaches' poll after recent controversy in the Bowl Championship Series standings barely k...

    Blog | December 18, 2008