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  1. The Big 12's most explosive players

    David Ubben

    In celebration of this week's festivities, let's take a look at the Big 12's most explosive players: Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor: In terms of pure athletic ability, Seastrunk's in a class of his own in the Big 12. Among running backs, he led the l...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  2. Balancing explosive plays in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    We're wrapping our look at explosive plays in the Big 12 today by balancing what teams control explosive plays best. We've looked at explosive plays on offense and defense, but which teams come out on top when you sort out the two? Let's have a lo...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  3. How well can you defend explosive plays?

    David Ubben

    We looked at explosive plays on offense earlier this week, but today, we're taking a closer look at the defensive side of the ball. Which Big 12 teams were most adept at preventing big plays? Along with forcing turnovers, I think that's one of the mo...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  4. How explosive is your team's offense?

    David Ubben

    We haven't done this in awhile, but it's always interesting to look back at how each Big 12 team stacks up when it comes to big plays. We'll look at both sides of the ball this week on the blog, as well as what it all meant in the standings, too. Let...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  5. Questionable first-half finish for Tigers

    David Ubben

    Missouri's offense sputtered early, going three-and-out on three of its first four drives and settling for a field goal after three big plays on the other. An explosive drive spanning 58 yards in two plays got Missouri to within 24-17 with two min...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  6. Big plays ... Do they equal points?

    David Ubben

    We got a lot of responses about our look at explosive plays on both sides of the ball and what they mean for teams in the win-loss column. The biggest question most wanted to know, though? Do explosive plays translate into points? I would think...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  7. Can your defense stop explosive offenses?

    David Ubben

    Earlier today, we took a look at the number of explosive plays every offense in the Big 12 had last year. In short, that means plays from the line of scrimmage longer than 20 yards. But what about the defense? Here's how many each team gave up, co...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  8. How explosive is your team's offense?

    David Ubben

    The kind numbers geniuses over at ESPN Stats & Info compiled some fun numbers for us this week: total number of offensive plays longer than 20 yards over the past three seasons. That's a perhaps underrated number, but how important is it? We'll s...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  9. Texas hurtling toward rock bottom?

    David Ubben

    The Texas offense is one of the Big 12's least explosive; it hasn't scored more than 24 points in conference play. The Longhorns might need to tonight, but probably even more. Kansas State's Collin Klein scored on a 12-yard run to put the Wildcats...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  10. Texas should shelve power running game

    David Ubben

    It made sense at the time, and in theory, Texas should have had the offensive line to do it. "We did a lot of self study and found out that we had more explosive plays when the quarterback was under the center in the running game as well as the t...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  11. Huskers' Martinez earned his starting spot

    David Ubben

    Shawn Watson didn't hand his offense to his best runner. He didn't hand his offense to his best -- or most explosive -- playmaker. He didn't hand it to the player with the brightest future for a Nebraska program with a past few rival. He handed it...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  12. A few minutes with UT strength coach Jeff Madden

    David Ubben

    What do you see as your job's objective? Jeff Madden: To get athletes bigger, faster, stronger and in tremendous condition to win games. Can you expound a little bit on the philosophy behind that? JM: My theory is explosive power is the lin...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  13. Oklahoma State topples Missouri with second-half defensive effort...

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin With all of the talk early about the explosive offenses in the Missouri-Oklahoma State game Saturday night, I never would have expected how it ended up. Oklahoma State's underrated defense pitched a shutout in t...

    Blog | October 18, 2009
  14. Finding second receiver critical for Cowboys

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma State's offense is one of the nation's most explosive with a balanced run-pass attack keyed by quarterback Zac Robinson, running back Kendall Hunter and wide receiver Dez Bryant. But as potent as ...

    Blog | August 06, 2009
  15. No. 3 Bryant back for chance at Biletnikoff Award

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin No. 3 Dez Bryant is poised to become the Big 12's most explosive player after emerging as a consensus All-America receiver and the Big 12's special teams player of the year last season. How productive? ...

    Blog | April 30, 2009
  16. Explosive Murray ranks as No. 11 player in Big 12

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin No. 11 DeMarco Murray blossomed in his first full season as a starter for Oklahoma, becoming the most productive running back in Sooner history in terms of total yardage. Murray and Chris Brown form the confere...

    Blog | April 22, 2009