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  1. Chat with NCAA president later today

    David Ubben

    Got a question for NCAA president Mark Emmert? Today's your chance. At 4 p.m. ET, he'll field questions from fans. Here's the link. Want to know his thoughts on issues surrounding the BCS, bowls or realignment? Surely, those will be breached. Y...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  2. The Big 12's most improved players of 2011

    David Ubben

    We're marching along in our recap of 2011 here on the blog, and today it's time to look back on the most improved players of 2011. Here's a few other posts you might want to check out: The best in-game atmospheres of 2011 The best games of 2...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  3. Chat today at 3 p.m. ET

    David Ubben

    We're not done talking about the Big 12 bowls just yet. We've still got one to go, too. Come chat about them today. Here's the link. It's our usual weekly time, so drop your questions in early, keep them coming once we start, and I'll see yo...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  4. Insight Bowl: Three keys for Oklahoma

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma and Iowa will go head-to-head Friday night in the Insight Bowl at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN. Here are three things Oklahoma has to do to avoid a Hawkeye upset. 1. Help Landry Jones out. His receivers -- sans Ryan Broyles -- have suddenly come do...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  5. What to watch in the Big 12 bowls

    David Ubben

    Here are a few things to keep an eye on in the bowl games involving teams from the Big 12 this season. 1. The headless Aggies. A team playing in a bowl after firing its coach is a bit of a rarity, but that's where the Aggies are as they prepare to...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  6. Big Ten links

    David Ubben

    Hello from down South. You may have taken one of the Big 12 teams, but no hard feelings here. Check out a few links for the day. Nebraska needs to tread lightly upon entry into the Big Ten. Want a national championship ring? Buy Michigan's 1997...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  7. Remember the Cyclones, Clayborn?

    David Ubben

    Iowa defensive end Adrian Clayborn got the rabble-rousers rabbling with a rather inflammatory quote about his apparently invisible in-state rival earlier this week. "Too much actually, it makes me want to stay in the house," Clayborn told reporte...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  8. Big 12 pre-spring power rankings

    David Ubben

    With spring practice set to begin soon -- Texas opens its camp on March 2 -- here's a quick look at how I have the teams ranked heading into spring practice. In formulating my rankings, I took into account returning players, transfers, arriving fresh...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  9. Big 12 mailbag: Would Texas ever move to the Big Ten?

    David Ubben

    Happy day before National Signing Day. I couldn't jump into the recruiting hubbub, however, without taking care of some Tuesday afternoon correspondence. Here goes. Richard Sylvester from Houston writes: Tim, love your blog. Thanks for all o...

    Blog | February 02, 2010
  10. Coaching continuity improves recruiting

    David Ubben

    While looking at some of the early recruiting rankings for the Big 12 teams, I can't help but notice that Baylor and Nebraska are both solid, middle-of-the-pack teams in the conference with noted improvement this year than in the last couple of seaso...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  11. Big 12 mailbag: College football vs. the NFL

    David Ubben

    If it's a Friday afternoon, it means we've got a few letters to answer before we start the weekend. Here are a some that I've received over the last couple of days. Austin from Arlington, Va., writes: Hey Tim, enjoy reading the blog, thanks for...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  12. Alamo Bowl draws largest rating in ESPN bowl history

    David Ubben

    The saga of Mike Leach proved to be irresistible to football fans -- both devoted to Texas Tech and those who with more casual viewership. Saturday's broadcast of Texas Tech's 41-31 victory over Michigan State earned the highest rating in ESPN bow...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  13. Big 12 mailbag: Why I flip-flopped to Kansas this week

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here's a group of the best letters I received this week. Thanks again to all who contributed. Matt from Orlando, Fla., writes: Tim, I love your blogs, especially during the off season reading them religiously. M...

    Blog | August 28, 2009
  14. Those Big 12 villains you love to hate

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin It's the player, school or coach that "done you wrong" once upon a time -- or maybe even repeatedly. These figures resonate through the years for rival schools, providing an enemy that serves as a un...

    Blog | August 17, 2009
  15. Big 12 lunch links: Will new ejection rule curb defensive hits?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Even though practice is just starting, the lunchtime links are already in mid-season form. Check out a few links from across the conference: The Austin American-Statesman's Kirk Bohls wonder...

    Blog | August 11, 2009
  16. Which Big 12 school will be the first with its own fragrance?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin I've seen colleges emblazon their names on windbreakers and Snuggies, toilet seats and ice cream. Heck, once at a party I was stunned when I wandered into an empty room and saw a friend had a lifelike 6-foot c...

    Blog | August 11, 2009