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  1. The best Big 12 players ever: Just missed

    David Ubben

    Our list of the top 10 Big 12 players ever generated as much response from you all as anything we've ever done. I really appreciate all of it. Many of you agreed with the list. Plenty of you didn't. That's pretty natural. It was an absolutely brutal ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  2. Big 12 lands 11 Pro Bowlers for 2012

    David Ubben

    The NFL announced its Pro Bowl selections on Wednesday night. Here's who cracked the list from the Big 12: Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (Texas) Wes Welker, WR, New England Patriots (Texas Tech) Derrick Johnson, LB, Kansas City Chief...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  3. Pro Bowl rosters and the Big 12

    David Ubben

    The NFL Pro Bowl released its rosters on Tuesday, and seven players have their roots in the Big 12. Texas Derrick Johnson, LB, Kansas City Earl Thomas, S, Seattle (starter) Missouri Justin Smith, DE, San Francisco (starter) Oklahom...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  4. A look at the All-Time All-Big 12 team

    David Ubben

    You might have heard something about this, but 2010 is the last season of the Big 12 as we know it. To commemorate the league's run as a 12-team conference, a panel of 20 media members compiled their all-time Big 12 team. Here's who made it, and you ...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  5. My all-Big 12 all-decade team

    David Ubben

    With all of the looking back we've done this week, I couldn't leave without picking my own All-Big 12 all-decade team. It was a tough choice at several positions, but here's my all-decade team. Please feel free to provide any changes you would ...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  6. Texas' all-decade team

    David Ubben

    Mack Brown revived the glory at Texas in the last decade, claiming at least 10 victories in each of the last nine seasons, including a 25-2 record in the last two seasons. The Longhorns have finished in the top 10 in five of the last six seasons. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2010
  7. Vince Young is top Big 12 star of decade

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 has had more top three finishers in the Heisman Trophy voting in the last decade than any conference. And although the Big 12 had three Heisman winners during that time, the three most memorable players of the decade didn't claim colleg...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  8. Kindle, Weatherspoon among Butkus Award finalists

    David Ubben

    Two Big 12 linebackers have been chosen among the five finalists for the Butkus Award. Texas' Sergio Kindle and Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon both were among the finalists announced Friday by the Butkus Foundation. Kindle has produced 49 tackles...

    Blog | November 20, 2009
  9. Texas' Shipley making up for lost time

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin AUSTIN, Texas -- Jordan Shipley initially didn't have much go right during his college career. His first two years at Texas were marked by a horrifying series of setbacks that included a season-ending knee injur...

    Blog | October 14, 2009
  10. Seven Big 12 players on Nagurski watch list

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Six Big 12 schools are represented in the initial 62-man watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Award, which is awarded annually to the nation's best defensive player as determined by the Football Writers Associat...

    Blog | August 18, 2009
  11. Bradford named Big 12's male athlete of the year

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford was named the Big 12's male athlete of the year. Nominees from each Big 12 school were selected by a media panel based on athletic performance, citizenship and academic achiev...

    Blog | July 31, 2009
  12. Texas' Mount Rushmore

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Something tells me that Bevo is going to be grazing contentedly at my Texas version of Mount Rushmore. "The Eyes of Texas" and "Texas Fight" assuredly will be heard on the breeze. And four pret...

    Blog | February 12, 2009
  13. Monday's announcements might resuscitate Big 12 defenses

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Big 12 defenses needed to strike back. And after Monday's announcements, it appears that a little of the balance is returning to the conference in terms of personnel. The return of key defensive players like N...

    Blog | January 12, 2009
  14. Tim's mailbag: Big 12 fans weigh in

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin After finally having a night to decompress after all of the Big 12 hype, I was wondering why I was only getting a trickle of responses to my early blogs. That's when I remembered something about a mailbag icon. So aft...

    Blog | July 24, 2008