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  1. Big 12 icons weigh in on Joe Paterno

    David Ubben

    Penn State's legendary coach and college football's all-time wins leader, Joe Paterno, died on Sunday, just 73 days after being dismissed as the Nittany Lions' coach. He influenced a lot of people, including those in the Big 12. Several issued sta...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  2. Another Baylor assistant leaving Waco?

    David Ubben

    Baylor already lost one assistant coach to a head-coaching job this offseason. The Bears may lose another. Associate head coach Brian Norwood is a candidate for both the Penn State and Hawaii jobs, a source told colleague Joe Schad. Earlier ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  3. Lunch links: Mizzou and Texas recruiting

    David Ubben

    Who cares about letters? The only good font is the Sopranos' one, where the "r" is a pistol. After Joe Paterno's firing, Bill Snyder should be college football's new poster boy, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. Harry Plumer o...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  4. Lunch links: Barry Switzer talks Paterno

    David Ubben

    The Big Three: Denmark, Botswana, and The Moon. Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer says more members of Joe Paterno's staff had to know about the possible molestation at Penn State, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gun...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  5. Lunch links: Big 12 vs. SEC

    David Ubben

    My inability to convert Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time means I'll be waiting until Saturday to purchase Radiohead tickets. Missouri's incoming recruits are split on the Tigers' move to the SEC, reports Brian McLaughlin of Sporting N...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  6. Chat: Texas' future, Big 12 changes, Top 25

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions in Tuesday's chat. Here's the full transcript. Didn't get yours answered? Put a better one in my always-open mailbag. And a few highlights: Steve in Moore, Okla., asked: Why are we not hearing anything from Beebe...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  7. Every Big 12 team's most-painful loss

    David Ubben

    We're counting down this week through the top 50 most-painful losses in the history of college football. Some programs will make multiple appearances. Some will make none. But every program has a loss that makes fans clench their fists thinking ab...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  8. Big Ten lunch links

    David Ubben

    Brian Christopherson at the Lincoln Journal Star crunches some numbers for Nebraska vs. Big Ten opponents. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz gave a pep talk to some hygienic lab workers at the university. Sporting News says Michigan is the nation's No...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  9. Brown loved the Crimson Tide as a young fan

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas coach Mack Brown, like many young college football fans in the South who grew up in the 1960s, had a love affair with Paul "Bear" Bryant's Alabama teams. The Crimson Tide claimed national championships in 1964 and 1965 and c...

    Blog | December 21, 2009
  10. Mangino says Leach critics 'too uptight'

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Texas Tech coach Mike Leach raised a few hackles the last several days when he blamed his players' "fat little girlfriends" for unwanted praise before their blowout home loss to Texas A&M last week. Kansas ...

    Blog | October 27, 2009
  11. Stoops' family donates $150,000 to OU College of Business

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is giving back some of the conference's top coaching salary by making a significant contribution to his university. Stoops and his wife, Carol, will donate $150,000 to Oklahoma to esta...

    Blog | September 24, 2009
  12. How powerful are Stoops and Brown among the coaches?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin We all know that Bob Stoops' nickname is "Big Game Bob." But the question is, how big do sports fans really feel Stoops is? SportsNation is ranking 20 coaches in terms of their power at this li...

    Blog | August 05, 2009
  13. Mailbag: No Big 12 games at baseball fields

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin If it's a Friday, it must be time to open some e-mails from my mailbag. Shane Riley from Arapahoe, Neb., writes: I know the Big 12 hasn't jumped on the bandwagon yet, but what is up with college teams want...

    Blog | July 31, 2009
  14. Wilkinson, Osborne picked for Sporting News' top coaches list

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The Sporting News came up with an interesting list of its top 50 selections of the greatest coaches of all time. Not surprisingly, legendary UCLA men's basketball coach John Wooden earned the top slot. There w...

    Blog | July 30, 2009
  15. Would Missouri really be the best addition to the Big Ten?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Penn State coach Joe Paterno's recent comments about the Big Ten's need to expand has provided all kinds of fodder for Midwest reporters and columnists who have spent the past week speculating about which ...

    Blog | May 08, 2009
  16. Big 12 lunch links: 122 days and counting until the season

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Spring practice is over across the Big 12. We now have a long wait of 122 days until the 2009 season kicks off with Iowa State and North Dakota State facing off in the Sept. 3 opener. To get you through that&...

    Blog | May 04, 2009