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  1. Little debate on WVU's Big 12 letdown

    David Ubben

    I asked, and you answered. Rather emphatically, I'd say. Even finishing six games under .500 wasn't enough to offset the disappointment of a fall gut punch in Morgantown, when the Mountaineers' first season in the Big 12 began like a dream and ended ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  2. Which was a bigger WVU disappointment?

    David Ubben

    The NCAA Tournament bracket was released on Sunday night, but 13-19 West Virginia was, of course, absent. Coach Bob Huggins turned heads when before the season he had this to say about his team being picked sixth in the Big 12. "If we're the si...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. Which Big 12 bowl performance was best?

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 went 4-5 in its bowl games, which was certainly a disappointment, though only a mild one. Which Big 12 team impressed you most in its bowl game? BAYLOR The Bears beat the second-highest ranked team of any Big 12 team this bowl season...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  4. Who will have the Big 12's best offense?

    David Ubben

    We've already looked at the league's biggest surprise teams and biggest disappointments, but what about the more tangible categories? Who will have the Big 12's best offense? Scoring or total offense, it doesn't matter. Which will be best? Cast yo...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  5. Who will be biggest Big 12 disappointment?

    David Ubben

    Monday, we looked at the Big 12 team most likely to surprise, but what about the other side of the coin? Who's most likely to underachieve? Let's ask the people. Here are my five candidates: OKLAHOMA Oklahoma's had the most troublesome pr...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  6. Kansas State set up for disappointment?

    David Ubben

    We're wrapping up our series on the 20 teams that can win it all, but Football Outsiders' Brian Fremeau doubled back to peg the five teams that are getting some preseason hype but won't win it all. You'll need Insider to see the full piece, but Fr...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  7. Lunch links: Post-Fiesta Bowl drama

    David Ubben

    Email of the day: Brad in Nair, Iowa writes: Why no bowl games on New Years Day?! Everyone has day off it would be a high viewing day?! It's tradition and nothing this year?!.........Big Disappointment!!! David Ubben: Curse you, Gregorians. Th...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  8. The Big 12's most disappointing team?

    David Ubben

    On Monday, I pegged Texas A&M as the Big 12's biggest disappointment after a season that began with Big 12 title hopes and a top 10 ranking and ended with a 6-6 record and the firing of coach Mike Sherman. That prompted a few e-mails from you,...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  9. Chat: Biggest surprises/disappointments

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions. Here's the full transcript. And a few highlights. W (Anaheim): David - I don't remember the last time I saw a QB looking so roughed up. Did Collin Klein take more abuse from the Canes or from the in-field dirt? Did...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  10. Yards to Glory: Longhorn disappointment

    David Ubben

    Today, we began a week-long project looking at the most famous touchdowns from 100+ yards down to one yard, and we'll be taking a look at each of the Big 12 entrants on the blog throughout the week. You can see the full project here. After taki...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  11. The best and worst of the Big 12 bowls

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 bowl season is over, and we weighed in on what was an overall disappointment on Wednesday. There were plenty of good moments to come with the bad, though. Here's the best and worst of the Big 12 bowls after the 2010 season: Best play...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  12. Sooners LB Lewis coming back for senior year

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma linebacker Travis Lewis is coming back for his senior season, rather than enter the NFL draft. "I'm coming back to win a national championship, point blank" Lewis said in a release. "Anything else would be a disappointment. That is the ...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  13. Big 12 picks from around ESPN

    David Ubben

    We'll bring this back for the last week of the season. As usual, these are not my picks. My picks were posted this morning. ESPN columnist Pat Forde: Oklahoma State 34, Oklahoma 28. The Sooners are a bit of a disappointment, continuing their ...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  14. Lunch links: Longhorns = Sooners?

    David Ubben

    It seemed like my tired sportswriter Halloween costume was a big hit at the airport yesterday. Texas stands alone as this season's biggest disappointment, writes Dennis Dodd of Nebraska running back Roy Helu Jr. stepped out of Ta...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  15. Weak & Strong: Oklahoma

    David Ubben

    Weak: Offensive line The only thing the 2009 Oklahoma offensive line did more than get penalized was get injured. In a season filled with disappointment, the offensive line began the season as a concern, and remained one throughout. Thinning nu...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  16. Big 12's bowl struggles cap season to forget

    David Ubben

    There's really no way to sugarcoat it. The 2009 season was a disappointment in the Big 12. The bowl season only added to those miseries. The conference finished 4-4 in its bowl games, but lost in the BCS title game for the second straight seaso...

    Blog | January 11, 2010