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  1. Bob Stoops' home burglarized, car stolen

    David Ubben

    Bob Stoops' family just moved into a brand-new home last year in north Norman, but the residence dealt with intruders early Wednesday morning. From colleague Jake Trotter: The home of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops was robbed early Wednesday ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  2. Kansas lands a big recruit (and not a juco)

    David Ubben

    All the recruiting news out of Lawrence, Kan., on Tuesday centered around the nation's No. 1 player on the hardwood, Andrew Wiggins. It overshadowed a huge pickup for football coach Charlie Weis, who got a commitment from linebacker Kyron Watson, ...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  3. Legendary Texas coach Darrell Royal dies

    David Ubben

    A Texas legend has died. From our news story: AUSTIN, Texas -- Darrell K Royal, the former Texas football coach known as much for his folksy, simplistic approach to life as for his creative wishbone offenses and two outright national championship...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  4. Meet the Sooners' intriguing assistant

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma got a new coach last season with an amazing life story. You might not know him, but you should. Oklahoma offensive tackles/tight ends coach Bruce Kittle is one man who has a strong case as The Most Interesting College Football Coach in th...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  5. Former WVU coach Bill Stewart dies

    David Ubben

    Former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart died Monday of an apparent heart attack, the school announced. For more on this story, go here. More to come on the blog....

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  6. Mack Brown talks retirement, fatigue

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Despite having the support of her administration and two years left on her contract, Texas women's basketball coach Gail Goestenkors resigned on Monday, and by Monday night, had a text waiting from Longhorns football coach Mack Brown...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  7. TCU coach comments on drug arrests

    David Ubben

    TCU coach Gary Patterson released a statement to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Wednesday in the wake of news that four of his players were among 17 students arrested in a recent drug sting. "There are days people want to be a head football coach, ...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  8. New deal for Mack Brown looks imminent

    David Ubben

    University of Texas regents are considering making changes to football coach Mack Brown's contract. The regents scheduled a Thursday telephone meeting. Brown's contract, which runs through 2016, is the only agenda item and details were not released....

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  9. Turner Gill finds a new gig after Kansas

    David Ubben

    Turner Gill didn't go very long before finding a new job. He'll be introduced at 1 p.m. today as the new head coach at FCS school Liberty, a Christian university in Lynchburg, Va. "In our search for a new head football coach, almost every advis...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  10. FCS school Liberty Flames hire ex-Kansas Jayhawks coach Turner Gi...

    David Ubben

    Turner Gill will be introduced Thursday afternoon as the new coach at FCS school Liberty, a Christian university in Lynchburg, Va.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  11. Texas A&M fires coach Mike Sherman

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M football coach Mike Sherman has been fired, university athletic director Bill Byrne said Thursday. The school has yet to decide on an interim coach for the Aggies (6-6, 4-5 Big 12), who are eligible to play in a bowl game, Byrne said...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  12. Turner Gill thanks KU, players after exit

    David Ubben

    Turner Gill was fired on Sunday, but released a statement on Monday. "I would like to thank the University of Kansas for the opportunity to be its head football coach. On behalf of our staff, I want to thank the players for putting their heart and...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  13. Paul Rhoads: 'I am so proud' all over again

    David Ubben

    Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads' defining moment came in a video from the postgame locker room after a 9-7 victory at Nebraska in 2009. "I am so proud to be your football coach," Rhoads told his team then, choking back tears. The Cyclones have had...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  14. Pinkel charged, offers apology letter

    David Ubben

    Suspended Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving. Boone County court records show that Pinkel was charged Friday and pleaded guilty. He was arrested in Columbia Wednesday night and suspend...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  15. Is Bill Snyder the best football coach ever?

    David Ubben

    Today must be Bill Snyder Day on the Big 12 blog. I wrote this morning about how his team is reflecting his principles and style this season. Grantland's Robert Mays takes another look this afternoon, stating his case for Snyder as the greatest...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  16. UT associate AD fired for sexual harassment

    David Ubben

    An ESPN "Outside the Lines" investigation learned that University of Texas football coach Mack Brown's longtime associate athletic director for football operations was dismissed from the university last March because a university investigation determ...

    Blog | September 15, 2011