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  1. Big 12 did you know: Week 3

    David Ubben

    Time for our weekly collection of fun facts and tidbits, courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information, as well as sports information departments around the Big 12. Thank you, folks. We love you. Did you know ... Since the beginning of 2011, when W...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  2. How big are Big 12 recruiting budgets?

    David Ubben

    Our friends at RecruitingNation took a look at recruiting spending across the nation this week, topped by a column from colleague Mitch Sherman. gathered budget data from 99 of 120 Football Bowl Subdivision programs for the 2011 and 2010 fi...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  3. Source: Bowlsby takes Big 12 commish job

    David Ubben

    Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby has accepted the Big 12 Conference commissioner job, with the announcement to be made Friday in Dallas, a source told's Andy Katz. Bowlsby replaces Dan Beebe, who was fired in September 2011 as th...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  4. Breakout running backs in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    We ranked the top backfields in the Big 12 in 2011 last week. What about names will you need to know soon? ESPN Insider KC Joyner named his top five in college football this year, and Texas' Malcolm Brown is the only Big 12 player on the list. Th...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  5. SEC finishes 2011 on top of Big 12

    David Ubben

    The ESPN Stats & Information crew wrapped the 2011 season with its final conference rankings of the season, and after the shakeup and nonconference play of the bowl season (except, of course, the national championship), the SEC maintained its No. 1 s...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  6. My final top 25 ballot for 2011

    David Ubben

    Here's how I voted in our final Power Rankings of the 2011 season. 1. Alabama 2. LSU 3. Oklahoma State 4. Arkansas 5. Stanford 6. USC 7. Oregon 8. Boise State 9. South Carolina 10. Michigan 11. Baylor 12. Wisconsin 13. Michiga...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  7.'s All-Big 12 Senior Team

    David Ubben

    We'll be wrapping up the 2011 season for awhile here at ESPN, and we've already honored a few deserving seniors, but it's time to make a full team of players who have been at their programs for four or five years (juco transfers aside) and won't be c...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  8.'s 2011 All-Big 12 Team

    David Ubben

    Editor's Note: Tune into the "AT&T ESPN All America Team Show" on Saturday (ABC, 1:30 p.m. ET) to see who ESPN's writers and experts selected. It's been a fun season across the Big 12, with a few big names who didn't play as well as we thought...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  9. Is Landry Jones the Heisman favorite?

    David Ubben

    Most people see Stanford's Andrew Luck as the prohibitive Heisman favorite heading into 2011? But is he? According to ESPN Insider Ryan McCrystal and the Heisman Predictor, no. That honor goes to Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones. Jones edge...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  10. The Big 12's first Heisman Watch of 2011

    David Ubben

    We're all about the Heisman race here on today, and here's your first look at the Big 12 contenders for the Heisman Trophy entering the 2011 season. 1. Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma: Jones joins Stanford's Andrew Luck as one of the prohibiti...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  11. Taking summer stock of the 2011 Longhorns

    David Ubben

    Josh Cooper gives a look at the Longhorns heading into 2011 for ESPN Insider and asks the question: Can Texas regain its spot among the nation's elite? Improvement in a few key areas could help the Longhorns re-scale the Big 12 mountain in the nea...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  12. K-State's Thomas a top 2011 fantasy option

    David Ubben fantasy sports analyst Christopher Harris put out his list of the 2011 draft's top fantasy rookies, and who's sitting alone on top the list? Former Kansas State running back Daniel Thomas. I couldn't agree more. If you're a faithful re...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  13. My spring top 25 ballot

    David Ubben

    "College Football Live" wanted help putting together a spring top 25, and I provided it as one of the Power Rankings voters during the season. Here's my spring top 25 heading into 2011. 1. Oklahoma 2. LSU 3. Oregon 4. Boise State 5...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  14. Mizzou prepares for Friday night lights

    David Ubben

    Missouri's second game of the 2011 season has been moved to a national Friday night broadcast on ESPN. The Tigers will travel to Arizona State on Sept. 9 and kick off at 10:30 p.m. ET. Missouri also played Iowa in Sun Devil Stadium in the Insight ...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  15. Lunch links: Redshirt freshmen to watch

    David Ubben

    You look hot enough to cook a pizza on. Colleague Bruce Feldman says Oklahoma's Geneo Grissom is one of a handful of redshirt freshmen to look out for in 2011. Texas Tech's Robert Prunty is among ESPN's top 25 recruiters of the year. He helped ...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  16. Ice, snow unable to slow Sooners signees

    David Ubben

    In most respects, National Signing Day 2011 was business as usual for Oklahoma under Bob Stoops. Grab a couple of the nation's top prospects? Six in the ESPNU 150. Rank among the nation's top classes? The Sooners are No. 7, according to ESPN. ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011