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  1. Thoughts on the Big 12 preseason poll

    David Ubben

    You can see the full Big 12 preseason poll here, but here are a few thoughts on what will surely be a major topic of conversation at next week's media days in Dallas. The biggest surprise is Texas, which very well could start the season higher in...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Patterson prepared Pachall's path back

    David Ubben

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Before Casey Pachall left TCU's team to seek treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, there was no overwrought, grandiose conversation when both sides compromised to reach a fitting solution. There was no dramatic speech, no tea...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  4. Wrapping up Texas Tech's spring

    David Ubben

    Got a chance to catch up with Red Raiders coach Tommy Tuberville this week, and if you missed it earlier this week, here's a look at a couple stories from that conversation: Lessons learned in Tech's forgettable flop Juco duo fills needed roles...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  5. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 12

    David Ubben

    A crazy week in the Big 12 means we learned a lot. Here's a look. RG3 never should have left the Heisman conversation. Even in losses, Robert Griffin III put up big numbers. If the Heisman is about the best college football player in the country, ...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  6. Checking in at the first Big 12 game of 2011

    David Ubben

    WACO, Texas -- So what if football is about to debut and the national landscape might look markedly different a year from now? The main conversation piece tonight? The heat. It's 101 degrees here, and on the surface of Baylor's artificial turf,...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  7. Lunch links: Supersized Media Days Links

    David Ubben

    Too much? Only Texas, coming off a 5-7 season and having no idea who its quarterback is, could dominate the conversation at media days, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. The Bronx Salute was the talk of Big 12 Media Days earl...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  8. The Big 12 and the pay-for-play debate

    David Ubben

    The season of scandal, highlighted by controversies at Auburn, Oregon and Ohio State, all BCS participants, has given way to summer conversations about changing the way college sports operate. Maybe that's changing the rules. Maybe it's changin...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  9. Mailbag: Beebe's dozen, future scandal

    David Ubben

    Thanks for the emails, which kept flowing in even while I was away. Glad you missed me, I suppose. Switching it up Friday with a morning mailbag. James in Atlanta, Ga., asked: Here's an interesting water-cooler-conversation I came across - if Nebr...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  10. Player pay talk surfaces at Big 12 meetings

    David Ubben

    College football's "Year of the Scandal" has ignited talk of paying players, and the conversation has spread to Big 12 meetings in Kansas City this week. There's no easy solution and no easy plan for making it happen, even if increasing what play...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  11. Breaking down Landry Jones' short throws

    David Ubben

    It was a factor in putting Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden over Landry Jones on list of the Big 12's best players of 2010, and it's been a topic of conversation since Jones took over as the Sooners' starting quarterback last season: Just how valuable...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  12. Stoops weighs in on No. 1 ranking

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops now coaches America's No. 1 team, but released a short statement on the matter after the BCS rankings were released earlier this evening: "I understand that the announcement of the poll makes for good conversation among med...

    Blog | October 17, 2010
  13. Tuberville ushers in new era at Texas Tech

    David Ubben

    Tommy Tuberville isn't spending any time worrying about Mike Leach. It's doubtful that sheds have come up in any conversations, and the same probably goes for any pirate talk, too. Tuberville came to Lubbock in January concerned about football and th...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  14. Video: Mack Brown on Texas football

    David Ubben

    Mack Brown sits down with Josh Elliott for a wide-reaching conversation about college football....

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  15. Beebe: Our schedule, not anyone else's

    David Ubben

    Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe left a few raised eyebrows in the wake of his comments about his plan for the conference's spring meetings next week. I think we need to have a very frank conversation about where we're going and who's going to be on th...

    Blog | May 24, 2010
  16. Virtual Pressbox in operation

    David Ubben

    Please feel free to join the conversation throughout the day at the Virtual Pressbox, where ESPN bloggers and recruiting experts will jump in throughout the day. Each conference will be featured during an hour-long block during the afternoon. The ...

    Blog | February 03, 2010