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  1. KSU takes to the ground to snatch early lead

    David Ubben

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Kansas State figured to attack the Nebraska from the opening kickoff with its ground game. Bill Snyder didn't disappoint us. Leading rusher Daniel Thomas accounted for five of the first 10 plays on KSU's 58-yard possession en r...

    Blog | November 21, 2009
  2. Johnson, Newton signal return of Texas ground game

    David Ubben

    WACO, Texas -- Maybe it was just the joy of the moment. Or it might have been meant to punctuate a rewarding performance that had been missing all season. Cody Johnson did a short dance after Texas' 47-14 victory over Baylor that was as much a sig...

    Blog | November 14, 2009
  3. KSU leans on ground game for easy victory

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin It was exactly the kind of game that Kansas State needed to shake out of the lethargy of back-to-back losses to Louisiana-Lafayette and UCLA. And while Tennessee Tech and Watson Brown will never be confused with...

    Blog | September 26, 2009
  4. Hunter's injury shouldn't cripple OSU's ground game

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy confirmed that Big 12 rushing leader Kendall Hunter was doubtful for the Cowboys' game against Rice this week after sustaining an injury to his right ankle in the Cowboys' loss to Ho...

    Blog | September 14, 2009
  5. Big 12 lunch links: Aggies' ground game scuttled by injuries

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin The weekend is coming. If you can't wait for the spring games, here are a few links to get you ready. Don't look for much of a statement from Texas A&M's running game at Saturday...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  6. Texas Tech makes it look easy vs. UNM

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech was impressive again Saturday night, rolling over New Mexico, 49-14. Seth Doege topped 300 yards and five touchdowns before halftime, and the Red Raiders finished with 325 yards on the ground for the game. Texas Tech showcased defens...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  7. Change arrives in spring at Kansas State

    David Ubben

    Kansas State announced plans for expansion on Bill Snyder Family Stadium in January, but after an anonymous $5 million pledge, the Wildcats will break ground on the expansion in a ceremony prior to the spring game on April 28. "We would not be mak...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  8. Breaking down Big 12 recruiting

    David Ubben

    Colleague Damon Sayles is on the ground in the recruiting game and offers up his analysis for the Big 12 in our ESPN Insider update. You can see a breakdown of each class, as well as a look at what may be coming over the next eight days before pl...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  9. What to watch in this week's Senior Bowl

    David Ubben

    We've got plenty of folks on the ground in Mobile, Ala., at this week's Senior Bowl practices and Saturday's games, and we'll offer updates as the week goes along. Until then, our analyst Todd McShay fills you in on a few players to watch this wee...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  10. Odd side effect of weather in Manhattan

    David Ubben

    We've seen only a couple of drives and not much action in the Iowa State-Kansas State game, but here's something to keep an eye on: Iowa State's snaps. Cyclones center Tom Farniok has already had two on the ground to quarterback Jared Barnett in t...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  11. Halftime analysis: Texas A&M 24, Baylor 14

    David Ubben

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Weird end to the half when Robert Griffin III appeared to throw what would have been a game-changing pick-six, but the ball hit the ground before it was kicked. Griffin delivered a big hit at the end of the play, but the ...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  12. Texas hurting, helping self early

    David Ubben

    DALLAS -- Texas had to do two things to win today's game. Don't get into a shootout. Don't turn the ball over. In the first quarter, one out of two isn't bad. The Longhorns trail, 6-0, after giving up a whole lot of ground to the Sooners ...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  13. Missouri kicks off with a big run, too

    David Ubben

    Kansas State wasn't the only team to establish itself early on the ground in the Big 12's late games tonight. Missouri's Marcus Murphy did to Texas Tech what Nebraska running back Roy Helu Jr. did to Missouri last week. On Missouri's third play...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  14. Big 12 weekend rewind: Week 9

    David Ubben

    Best offensive player: Roy Helu Jr., RB, Nebraska. No contest here. Nobody else in college football this year has a 300-yard game on the ground and he set a school record at a school known for running the ball. Without his huge third-quarter touchdow...

    Blog | November 01, 2010