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  1. Some aren't buying Baylor as a Cinderella

    David Ubben

    Baylor's never won the Big 12, and really, it's never quite come close. A magical close to the 2011 season to reach 10 wins and capture the program's Heisman Trophy is as close as the Bears have come, but even a six-game winning streak to close the s...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  2. Nick Florence says he's done with football

    David Ubben

    Baylor quarterback Nick Florence stepped in for Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III and led the Big 12 in passing yards and finished second nationally in total offense while leading the Bears to an eight-win season as a senior. After all that...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  3. OU's Jones focusing on career positives

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- For each of the past two seasons, Landry Jones began the season on the short list for the Heisman Trophy with a team ranked in the top 10, including a nod as the nation's preseason No. 1 team in 2011. Each season, Jones piled up b...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  4. A too-early look at Big 12 Heisman hopes

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 couldn't win a second consecutive Heisman Trophy after Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel bested Kansas State's Collin Klein, but the league might have a shot in 2013. Baylor's Lache Seastrunk already says he's going to win the trophy, but jus...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  5. Baylor breaks out some big talk for 2013

    David Ubben

    Baylor's never been short on confidence. It's not Art Briles' style. It wasn't Robert Griffin III's style, and he went out and won 10 games and a Heisman Trophy. Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk is a long way from duplicating those feats, but i...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  6. Big 12 Heisman Watch: Week 10

    David Ubben

    Here are the Big 12's best hopes to bring home the Heisman Trophy. The field is thinning considerably. 1. Collin Klein, QB, Kansas State: Klein's the only guy in the Big 12 with a real chance to win it, but late runs by the guys below him might la...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  7. Big 12 Heisman Trophy dark horses

    David Ubben

    Colleague KC Joyner made his list of dark-horse Heisman Trophy candidates , including two from the Big 12. Oklahoma State's Joseph Randle is the top candidate from the Big 12 outside the usual suspects (Geno Smith, Landry Jones, Collin Klein). ...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  8. Big 12 defenders and the Heisman Trophy

    David Ubben

    Let's get this out of the way right now: None of these guys can win the Heisman. It's a new day, and simply put, we'll never see a defensive player win the Heisman. If Ndamukong Suh couldn't win it (and I would have voted for him if I'd had a Heis...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  9. OU's Jones talks about time with QB guru

    David Ubben

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Landry Jones was watching ESPN the first time he'd heard of George Whitfield. The California-based quarterbacks coach helped Heisman Trophy winner -- and eventual top pick -- Cam Newton prepare for the NFL draft last year, and ESPN's...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  10. Who was the Big 12's best player in 2011?

    David Ubben

    It's been a long and winding road, but we've finally met the end. Sitting at the top of our 25 best players in the Big 12 in 2011 should be no surprise. He won the Heisman Trophy as the best player in all of college football, following it up with ...

    Blog | March 12, 2012
  11. RG3 headed to D.C. to visit with Obamas

    David Ubben

    Heisman Trophy winner and former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is preparing for a presidential visit this week. Today, he'll head to Washington, D.C., with his mother and fiancee at the invitation of President Barack Obama and his wife, Mi...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  12. RG3 makes it official: He's NFL-bound

    David Ubben

    Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III is headed to the NFL, he announced at a Wednesday news conference. "It was a tough decision. I love the people at this university, love my coach for giving me a chance to be a quarterback," Griffin said. ...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  13. RG3 adjusting to life as a Heisman winner

    David Ubben

    Robert Griffin III quickly discovered there are a few things they don't tell you about winning a Heisman Trophy. For one, sleep is at a minimum for players selected to attend the Heisman presentation in New York. "I was booked from 6 in the mor...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  14. Griffin defies odds, redefines Heisman

    David Ubben

    A Heisman winner? At Baylor? Uh, no. After losing his third game in four outings, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III didn't look likely to buck the trend. "Yeah, he's a great player. Probably the best in the Big 12. But he can't win the H...

    Blog | December 10, 2011
  15. Baylor's RG3: Officially a Heisman finalist

    David Ubben

    Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III has been named one of five finalists for the Heisman Trophy. The finalists were unveiled tonight on SportsCenter. Running back Montee Ball of Wisconsin, defensive back Tyrann Mathieu of LSU, quarterback Andrew...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  16. Does defense lead the Sooners?

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma boasts a Heisman trophy candidate at quarterback in Landry Jones. Last weekend, its top receiver, Ryan Broyles, became the NCAA career leader in receptions. Running back Dominique Whaley has been one of the best stories in college footbal...

    Blog | October 19, 2011