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  1. All-Big 12 preseason team, awards revealed

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 has released its preseason All-Big 12 team. Here are the award winners and the All-Big 12 team: Offensive Player of the Year: Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor Defensive Player of the Year: Devonte Fields, DE, TCU Newcomer of the Yea...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  2. Big 12 first-year players to watch

    David Ubben

    You never know who will break out in their first year in the league. Last season, we saw a true freshman in TCU's Devonte Fields capture the league's Defensive Player of the Year Award, and plenty of other freshmen, redshirt freshmen and juco transfe...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  3. Tough road ahead for TCU's Fields to repeat

    David Ubben

    I asked you earlier this week to weigh in on your pick for the Big 12's Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. Considering the postseason player of the year was just a freshman in 2012 and obviously returns for 2012, I figured the voting would be si...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  4. Poll: Big 12's defensive player of the year?

    David Ubben

    We talked offense last week, but what about the Big 12's best defensive player? The Big 12's preseason awards won't be handed out until next month, but let's see about the fan vote. Who should be the Big 12 Preseason Defensive Player of the Year? ...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  5. TCU Horned Frogs suspend defensive end Devonte Fields 2 games

    David Ubben

    TCU Horned Frogs defensive end Devonte Fields has been suspended for the first two games of 2013.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  6. Handing out some Big 12 freshman awards

    David Ubben

    We took a look at our All-Big 12 Freshman team earlier today, but let's hand out a few superlatives from the young guys around the league. Before we begin, a quick word: Devonte Fields was my defensive player of the year in the entire league. He i...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  7. Media gives Klein, Fields Big 12 awards

    David Ubben

    The awards and All-Big 12 teams we wrote about today are voted on by the coaches. A panel of 11 media members also voted, however, and the Associated Press awarded TCU's Devonte Fields the Big 12's Defensive Player of the Year, while also crowning...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  8. How I voted: Big 12 preseason awards

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 preseason awards have been announced. West Virginia's Geno Smith won the preseason Offensive Player of the Year Award. Texas defensive end Alex Okafor won Defensive Player of the Year and Oklahoma wide receiver Trey Metoyer won for Newcome...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  9. Q&A: Klein, defensive player of the year

    David Ubben

    Iowa State linebacker A.J. Klein was a big reason for the Cyclones' six wins in 2011 and a second bowl bid in three years. He was second in the Big 12 with 117 tackles and had 7.5 tackles for loss, returning his only interception for a score. For ...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  10. Lunch links: Revisiting a scare at OU

    David Ubben

    You know, it's harder than you'd think to find a good loofah in this town. Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Frank Alexander had a scare with what doctors thought was a heart problem at the combine. They were wrong, and he's back. Guerin Emig o...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  11. Lunch links: RG3 statue?

    David Ubben

    Not much time left to join the Big 12 blog bracket pool. Jump on in. Travis Haney of The Oklahoman takes you inside a happy day for Oklahoma DE and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Frank Alexander. He also takes a look at the big debate over R...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  12. OU's Alexander a finalist for nation's top DE

    David Ubben

    Frank Alexander has been named the sole Big 12 finalist for the Hendricks Award, given annually to college football's top defensive end. Alexander is my frontrunner for the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, and leads the league with 18 tackles ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  13. Big 12 Awards Update: Week 11

    David Ubben

    We've seen a lot of movement in the offensive list, but it's kind of crazy how static the Defensive Player of the Year race has been. A bit of a shift in order this week, but the same three guys who have been on the list all season, plus a few others...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  14. The Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year?

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 saw a pretty big exodus of defensive talent last year, thanks to the NFL draft and Nebraska. Of my top 25 players, just one defensive player among the 11 who made the list will return in 2011. That means a wide open race for Defensive P...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  15. The media's All-Big 12 teams/awards

    David Ubben

    Here's how the media picked its All-Big 12 teams and awards: Offensive Player of the Year: Justin Blackmon, WR, Oklahoma State Defensive Player of the Year: Jeremy Beal, DE, Oklahoma Offensive Newcomer of the Year: Taylor Martinez, QB, Nebra...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  16. Weighing in on the All-Big 12 teams/awards

    David Ubben

    For reference, here are the awards and here are the All-Big 12 first and second teams. Voting took place before last week's Oklahoma-Oklahoma State game. My thoughts: Defensive Player of the Year is definitely an interesting choice, and one th...

    Blog | November 30, 2010