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  1. Big 12 lands 11 Pro Bowlers for 2012

    David Ubben

    The NFL announced its Pro Bowl selections on Wednesday night. Here's who cracked the list from the Big 12: Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (Texas) Wes Welker, WR, New England Patriots (Texas Tech) Derrick Johnson, LB, Kansas City Chief...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  2. The Big 12's 1,000-yard rusher droughts

    David Ubben

    I saw colleague Heather Dinich's look at the longest 1,000-yard rusher droughts in the ACC earlier this week, and got curious: What about the Big 12 droughts? No big surprise, Texas Tech leads the way by a long, long time. Florida State has the...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  3. The All-Big 12 NFL Team: Offense

    David Ubben

    We took a look at the All-Big 12 crossover team earlier this week, but colleague Ted Miller took a look at the All-Pac-12/NFL team over at the Pac-12 blog on Tuesday. So, what about the Big 12? I'm glad you asked. I love the NFL, and it's time ...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  4. Bergeron: Forgotten force for the Horns

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- These days, there's lots of hype setting up in Texas' backfield. Malcolm Brown arrived in Austin a year ago as the nation's No. 2 running back. At 215 pounds, he brought hope the days of power running were back in burnt orange. ...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  5. Mailbag: Realignment, Malcolm Brown, UT

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions. Didn't get your question answered? Try another one. Marilyn in San Antonio, Texas, asked: Hi Ubbs! I'm beginning to see this entire soap opera that is the Big 12 as a comparison to everybody's favorite musical: Grease...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  6. Seven from Big 12 in NFL Top 100 list

    David Ubben just finished unveiling its list of the top 100 players in the league heading into the 2011 season, as voted by both players and fans. Both groups had separate lists, but seven Big 12 players landed on it. Here's where they were placed: 3....

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  7. The Revolving Door: Texas

    David Ubben

    I've done it. You've done it. "Hey, is that guy still around?" Even with two fewer teams, it's hard to keep track. Our next series, which we did last year, too, takes a look at two key players for every team in the league that are taking their ...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  8. Mailbag: Best games and scariest players

    David Ubben

    Big G in Western Nebraska writes: The Expendables comes out Friday. If you had to make a team of elite warriors using Big 12 players, who would you put on it? Not necessarily an All-Star team, but the toughest, baddest dudes in the conference. Dav...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  9. Texas backs excited for big opportunities

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Since Jamaal Charles ripped off over 1,600 yards in 2007, Tre' Newton is the only Texas running back to surpass 400 rushing yards in a single season. Since then, the spring has become an annual search for another game-breaking runnin...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  10. Texas' all-decade team

    David Ubben

    Mack Brown revived the glory at Texas in the last decade, claiming at least 10 victories in each of the last nine seasons, including a 25-2 record in the last two seasons. The Longhorns have finished in the top 10 in five of the last six seasons. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2010
  11. Big 12 mailbag: "Curse of the QB" struck this season

    David Ubben

    The season might be over, but letters and e-mails keep rolling in. Here are some of the better missives I've received over the last several days. Steven Johnson from Salina, Kan., writes: This season there truly was the "curse of the Big 12 qua...

    Blog | January 12, 2010
  12. Cornhuskers' defense bracing for Texas-sized challenge

    David Ubben

    If Nebraska has any hopes of stunning Texas Saturday night in the Big 12 championship game, the Cornhuskers' defense will be the major key. The Cornhuskers have developed into one of the nation's stingiest defenses after allowing only one opponent...

    Blog | December 03, 2009
  13. How Texas compares with 2005 title team

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin As Texas streaks to its second 9-0 start since 1983, it's understandable that some are already comparing this year's team to the other team that started that fast. Texas' 2005 national championship team is the b...

    Blog | November 10, 2009
  14. Brown's comebacks spark 11-0 record vs. OSU

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Texas coach Mack Brown has beaten Oklahoma State 11 straight times, often thanks to late comebacks that enabled the Longhorns to claim improbable victories over the Cowboys. Texas at Oklahom...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  15. McGee's strong preseason camp wins him Texas' top RB spot

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Texas running back Vondrell McGee...

    Blog | August 28, 2009
  16. Weird similarities between '05, '09 Texas teams

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin I remember when I was a kid growing up, I was amazed and a little frightened when I first learned about the eerie similarities between the assassinations of Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy when I was in elementa...

    Blog | August 03, 2009