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  1. Alamo Bowl officially replaces Cotton Bowl

    David Ubben

    The Cotton Bowl will be graduating back into "Big Bowl" status when the College Football Playoff begins, and the Alamo Bowl will benefit. It's been rumored for a while, but now it's official. The Alamo Bowl will get the first pick from the Big 12...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  2. Stoops talks playoff, schedules, SEC, more

    David Ubben

    PLANO, Texas -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops joked about the controversy he faced this offseason -- for comments about the SEC and not paying players more than a stipend -- before he sat down with me and a few reporters Wednesday night. One Sooners staf...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  3. Eight-team playoff? Not so fast, my friend

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds made headlines when he championed an eight-team college football playoff Thursday at the Big 12's spring meetings, despite the four-team version still being more than a year away. "It's a baby ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. Texas AD: Proponent of eight-team playoff

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction. "It's a baby step. It's a good s...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  5. Texas Longhorns AD proponent of 8-team playoff

    David Ubben

    The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  6. More notes from Big 12 spring meetings

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The big topic of conversation at the Big 12's spring meetings Wednesday was doing the league's part to help piece together the College Football Playoff selection committee, but plenty more took place inside the meeting room, too. Her...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  7. Stoops speaking truth on playoff committee

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops turned heads with an eye-popping quote on Monday, but his most sensible quote unfortunately got overshadowed. Asked if media should serve on the selection committee for the college football playoff, Stoops was short, succ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  8. Video: Friday Four Downs

    David Ubben

    David Ubben talks NFL Draft, College Football Playoff and recruiting in this week's Friday Four Downs....

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Lunch links: Get ready for the Fiesta

    David Ubben

    This one's for all the Tostitos. Could the Cotton Bowl host the first national title game of the college football playoff? They seem to feel confident about the prospect, writes Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Look for K-State to e...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  11. More on the Big 12 and playoff debate

    David Ubben

    Hope you all enjoyed our package on a college football playoff's effect on each conference this week. Here's what I had to say on the way the Big 12 would be affected. That's not all we had to say. Colleague Mark Schlabach broke down where the ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  12. Beebe, Delany talk expansion, playoff

    David Ubben

    Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe took part in a forum in New York earlier this week alongside other conference commissioners, including the Big Ten's Jim Delany, and of course, expansion and a college football playoff were topics of discussion. In sh...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  13. Big 12 lunch links: Paulus may visit Nebraska

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin We're 100 days into Barack Obama's presidency. It also appears that we are no closer to the college football playoff that the nation's chief executive apparently would like to see. As such, the mo...

    Blog | April 29, 2009
  14. Faculty reps say no to football playoff

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin There was an interesting story in the Kansas City Star this morning about the concerns of faculty representatives concerning a potential college football playoff. This esteemed group has deemed that there sho...

    Blog | April 29, 2009
  15. Are you ready for a college football playoff?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Most college football fans have been clamoring for a playoff for many years. I know this isn't quite like the real thing, but at least those fans can revel in what the folks at are serving up this hol...

    Blog | December 23, 2008
  16. Bowlsby outlines playoff committee picks

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Bob Bowlsby spent 66 nights in a hotel when he was on the committee that puts together the NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket. Now that college football is a season away from entering the playoff era, the Big 12 commissioner...

    Blog | May 30, 2013