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  1. The worst teams in the history of the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Hey, I see you Big 12 fans with your recency bias. "Kansas! Turner Gill's team last season was the worst in the history of the Big 12!" Yes, those Jayhawks were one of only six teams in Big 12 history to go winless in conference play, and this ...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  2. Big 12 coaches leaving in a lurch

    David Ubben

    We're looking at coaches you love to hate this week, and today, it's all about the guys who left programs with a bad taste in its mouth. Mike Leach and Mark Mangino certainly had contentious exits from Texas Tech and Kansas, but they're hardly hat...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  3. Mailbag: Weeden/Tannehill, Big 12 top team

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the mail this week. Here's where you can reach me. On to your mail ... Aaron in Plain City, Ohio, writes: In my mind I see Oklahoma as the clear favorite for the Big 12. But is there really a clear second place team in the Big 12...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  4. Big 12 by the numbers: Week 13

    David Ubben

    Here's the story of the Big 12 this week, as told by calculators. 2: Holding penalties by Texas A&M's offensive line this season. 9: Games since the Aggies' O-line has been called for a hold. 13.64: Points per game for K-State quarterback Co...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  5. Mailbag: Tough venue, respect, A&M = Ark?

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions. Didn't get yours answered? My mailbag is open as always. Trey in Whitesboro, Texas, asked: I know Texas A&M is returning a lot of starters this season but are there any players that are not being talked about that...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  6. Checking the Big 12 coaching hot seats

    David Ubben's Dennis Dodd took a look at the 2011 coaching hot seat ratings, and as the temperature outside heats up, now is as good a time as ever to check the gauge for the Big 12's coaches. Dodd's system of ranking is on a 1-5 scale. 0-0.5...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  7. Mailbag: Big 12/UT Networks, best '11 games

    David Ubben

    Good set of questions this week. Nice work, folks. Still time to make your presence known in the next one. Justin in Forney, Texas asked: DU, Can you expound on your thoughts behind every school in the Big 12 having a network like Texas? Texas has...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  8. Lunch links: Gene Chizik's ISU infidelity

    David Ubben

    In Gene Chizik's defense, I feel the same way when I drink Diet Pepsi instead of Diet Coke. Auburn coach Gene Chizik detailed his departure from Iowa State in his new book. Of his trip to speak with Auburn: "I don't know what it's like to cheat o...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  9. Checking the Big 12's health

    David Ubben

    Colleague Mark Schlabach recently took a look at every major program, handing out a 1-5 health rating on the state of the program. Here's his scale: 5: Consistent winner with potential to be BCS bowl contender every season 4: Potential to join...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  10. Talking ND vs. Texas, QBs, destination jobs

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions. Didn't get yours answered? Send it to my mailbag and you might see it here tomorrow. Here's a few highlights from today's chat. Michael in MHK asked: Is there really a chance Tate Forcier heads to k-state? If so, when...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  11. What we learned in the Big 12: Bowl season

    David Ubben

    1. If the Big 12 is going to impress on big stages against other conferences, it has to get better at stopping the run. You saw it in last year's national championship game, which was part of the reason Texas committed to a downhill running game in 2...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  12. Lunch links: Let Gene Chizik go, Ames

    David Ubben

    If you get rich off of this stuff, take care of my family. I don't want my kids to have to go to college. Iowa State fans surely have mixed feeling about tonight's national championship, but Sean Keeler of the Des Moines Register says it's time ...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. Two from Big 12 up for coaching honor

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman and Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy are among 10 finalists for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award. Fans can vote on the award's website for their favorite candidate, and the winner will be announced on Janu...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  14. Gundy on Coach of the Year watch list

    David Ubben

    Mike Gundy was named to the Dodd Coach of the Year Watch List, after leading his team to a 7-1 start. Gundy is the only Big 12 representative on the list, which also features Oregon's Chip Kelly, Boise State's Chris Petersen, Auburn's Gene Chizik,...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  15. College coaching has its perks

    David Ubben

    ESPN's new blog, "The File Blog," has unearthed plenty of interesting things in its short life over the last few weeks, but it took a long look into the perks of college coaching earlier this week. You need ESPN insider to read the whole thing, bu...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  16. Rhoads taking next step after big debut

    David Ubben

    AMES, Iowa -- Paul Rhoads' eyes are wandering. Not like the coach before him at Iowa State, but they're wandering. He rushes to finish his sentence, slyly watching -- out of the corner of his eye -- a group of young linebackers run through a half-spe...

    Blog | April 16, 2010