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  1. More booms, busts in 2007 recruiting class

    David Ubben

    This week, we looked at the 2009 recruiting class' biggest surprises and biggest busts, and colleague Jake Trotter tackled 2008 last week. You guys loved it. It's still a little soon to make generalizations about the 2010 class just yet, but you w...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  2. The All-Big 12 NFL Team: Defense

    David Ubben

    Yesterday, we tackled the Big 12's best offensive players in the NFL, but today, it's time for the other side of the ball. The rules: Players must be active Players are judged by their current skills The 2012 draft class is not eligible ...

    Blog | May 31, 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. Early success for Big 12 at next level

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 had a record-breaking performance in the 2010 NFL Draft, landing nine first-round picks and five of the first six picks. A few of those picks have spent the first half of the season proving they were worth the hefty first-round price ta...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  5. Opening camp: Texas

    David Ubben

    Schedule: Practice started on Sunday What's new: The offense. Colt McCoy completing 70 percent of his passes meant a shift away from the Vince Young zone read to a pass-heavy spread offense that served the Longhorns well for McCoy's four seasons a...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  6. The Big 12's top 10 linebackers: Part 2

    David Ubben

    We've already looked at the conference's best quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. Let's flip across the other side of the ball and take a look at the conference's top-10 linebackers. Check out part one, featuring linebackers 6-10, fro...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  7. Fresh Faces: Texas

    David Ubben

    Christian Scott, S Looks likely to succeed Earl Thomas alongside Blake Gideon as Texas' second safety. Scott sat out the 2009 season--excluding the national title game -- because of unresolved eligibility issues that were resolved at the semester...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  8. Mailbag: All Longhorns edition

    David Ubben

    Miss your team's mailbag? Here's the first two: Texas Tech Texas A&M On with the show... Dan in St. Peter, Minn. asks: Who do you think has/had more pressure put on them, Freshman Colt McCoy following VY's run into glory or Grapes (GG...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  9. Ranking the Big 12's top 25 players: No. 25

    David Ubben

    Today begins our countdown of the Big 12's 25 best players entering the 2010 season. The full results are locked in a vault in an undisclosed location, but we'll be revealing one player per day until we reach the top of the list. GideonD...

    Blog | June 01, 2010
  10. Mailbag: UT hype, NU offense and revenue

    David Ubben

    There's no chat this week, so here's a mid-week mailbag. Send me your questions if you want to make an appearance in Friday's mailbag. Dru in Oklahoma City, Okla. writes: Why are people giving Texas so much hype for next year? They have a quarterb...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  11. Texas spring wrap

    David Ubben

    2009 overall record: 13-1 2009 conference record: 8-0 Returning starters: Offense (6), Defense(7) P/K (1) Top returners: CB Chykie Brown, CB Aaron Williams, S Blake Gideon, WR James Kirkendoll, RB Tre' Newton, DE Sam Acho, DT Eddie Jones, DT...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  12. Lunch links: Gill on the track, expansion, rookie mini-camps

    David Ubben

    Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World looks back on Turner Gill's day at the race track. Oklahoma fans got an inside look at the football facilities over the weekend, writes Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World. Prince Amukamara wanted to be a runni...

    Blog | May 03, 2010
  13. Sorting out the draft for the Big 12

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 had 30 players drafted over the weekend, fifth most among the major six conferences. Conference Total picks Picks per team SEC 49 4.08 Big Ten 34 3.09 Pac-10 28 2.8 ACC 31 2.58 ...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  14. Sooners, Big 12 enjoy draft's first round

    David Ubben

    Thursday's first round was relatively free of surprises (apologies to Tyson Alualu and Jimmy Clausen) to Big 12 teams. The first four picks came from the Big 12, three from Oklahoma, and the conference added five more through the rest of the first...

    Blog | April 23, 2010
  15. Big 12 set to flex in NFL draft's first round

    David Ubben

    We're only a few hours away from tonight's first round of the NFL draft, one that could be unprecedented for the conference. As many as five of the first six picks could come from the Big 12. Oklahoma's Sam Bradford is the assumed first pick. D...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  16. Video: Gruden Camp -- Earl Thomas

    David Ubben

    ESPN "Monday Night Football" analyst Jon Gruden sits down with another Texas draft prospect, defensive back Earl Thomas. Gruden isn't quite as hard on this Longhorn as he was on Colt McCoy....

    Blog | April 22, 2010