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  1. Lunch links: More Stoops staff changes

    David Ubben

    Somebody stand up and give the Big Ten a hand! Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has now fired three staffers, reports Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. Two more went out the door on Tuesday. With those moves, Stoops has taken a hatchet to criticisms that h...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  2. Why are QBs from Texas so good?

    David Ubben

    Max Olson of HornsNation fired up a great story this week about the prolific rate in which Texas is producing quarterbacks. Nine NFL starters and 97 FBS quarterbacks hail from the state, which used to be known for its ability to churn out running bac...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  3. Sumlin, Manziel offer insight into Kingsbury

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Before Kevin Sumlin hired Kliff Kingsbury, Kingsbury got Sumlin fired. From Texas A&M, no less, too. Sumlin jokes about it these days, and of course, it's not quite that simple, but Sumlin was on R.C. Slocum's staff in College ...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  4. Lunch links: Kingsbury hiring reaction

    David Ubben

    Rough/busy day, everybody. Bear with me. Texas Tech fans were pretty fired up last night. Here's video evidence. And a photo gallery of the man's arrival and quick news conference. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal looks back on Kingsbury's best da...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  5. Lunch links: Shots fired by Big 12 coaches?

    David Ubben

    I have the toes I have. Let's just leave it at that. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy sensed his team needed a little levity. His solution: Skipping Sunday night practice in lieu of some standup comedy for the team. Awesome. Did Dana Holgorsen t...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  6. Lunch links: Surprise Big 12 weekend news

    David Ubben

    Get it together, Rick. Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle looks back on the good, bad and more in his weekly Sunday rewind from K-State's win on Saturday. Matt Hayes of The Sporting News says Tommy Tuberville should be suspended or fired for ...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  7. Colorado still sounds bitter at Big 12

    David Ubben

    Former Kansas quarterback Jordan Webb beat out former Texas QB Connor Wood to win the starting QB job at Colorado, who left the Big 12 after the 2010 season. That season, the Buffs fired coach Dan Hawkins after his team blew a 45-17 lead in just o...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  8. Which Big 12 coach's seat is hottest?

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 coaching hot seat has been pretty quiet lately, but Kansas' Turner Gill heated his up in a hurry by losing the final 10 games of 2011 and failing to win a conference game. It's pretty difficult to get fired after two seasons in college foo...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  9. Former Big 12 commish Dan Beebe: Found

    David Ubben

    New Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby began his first official day of work on Monday, but it's been a long time since anyone's heard from the man who last held the job on an official basis. Dan Beebe was fired last fall and replaced by Chuck Neinas,...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  10. Which coaches get your blood boiling?

    David Ubben

    We're taking a look at the coaches that fans love to hate this week on the college football blog network. What about you? Which coaches (your own or rival) get you fired up? Why do you hate them? What have they done to make that the case? Let u...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  11. Dead heat for Big 12's most disliked coach

    David Ubben

    Hey, you stay at the top long enough, people get tired of seeing you there. Such is life as Mack Brown and Bob Stoops. This year, we asked who got you fired up the most, and Brown and Stoops ran away with the poll. Stoops hauled in 39 percen...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Weis fired up after transfer appeal denied

    David Ubben

    Charlie Weis marched Justin McCay out alongside quarterback Dayne Crist at a news conference earlier this year. The two faces of KU's renewal under Weis sat and answered questions from the media about their road from blue-chip recruits who signed wit...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  14. Lunch links: Catching up with Turner Gill

    David Ubben

    Had my first pepperoni roll on Tuesday. I'm impressed. Lee Barfknecht of the Omaha World-Herald catches up with former KU coach Turner Gill at his new home at Liberty. He admitted he was surprised he was fired after two seasons in Kansas, but it ...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  15. Lunch links: Analyzing the new schedule

    David Ubben

    Howdy to the West Virginia folk. Welcome to the blog. Want to complain about the Big 12 schedule? Just stop it, says Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman. West Virginia fans are pretty fired up about this Big 12 deal. Jared Hunt of the Charleston Dail...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  16. Aggies AD defends firing over the phone

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman told reporters last week that he was notified he had been fired over the phone by Aggies athletic director Bill Byrne, leading some to criticize what seemed to be a cold measure. As news of the firing leaked onto T...

    Blog | December 08, 2011