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  1. Lunch links: Big 12 title game history lesson

    David Ubben

    Like a freight train running over a chihuahua? Oklahoma's Big 12 title game loss to Kansas State still stings the Sooners today, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. James Sims is back on the field for KU, but can he earn his way back into the...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  2. Big 12 moves differ for WVU, TCU

    David Ubben

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU coach Gary Patterson doesn't have to think long to remember what life was like on the road in the Mountain West. The quickest lesson? When the football team travels over 1,200 miles, there aren't many fans that can follow....

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  3. Wrapping up Texas Tech's spring

    David Ubben

    Got a chance to catch up with Red Raiders coach Tommy Tuberville this week, and if you missed it earlier this week, here's a look at a couple stories from that conversation: Lessons learned in Tech's forgettable flop Juco duo fills needed roles...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  4. Lessons learned in Tech's forgettable flop

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech's record stood at 5-2, but its hopes were much higher. The Red Raiders had seen a close loss to what would be a 10-win Kansas State team and a five-point loss to top-25 Texas A&M, but bounced back for a season-making upset at No. 1 ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  5. Links: Red River Rivalry twice in 2012?

    David Ubben

    No. Just ... no, Mizzou. Kids, a lesson: Thinking of making a rap video about your school? Don't. Can't get West Virginia for 2012? How about two Red River Rivalry games, with a coin flip for one team to get a home game? Kirk Bohls throws out ...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  6. How does WVU stack up vs. the Big 12?

    David Ubben

    The timing is still up for grabs, but West Virginia is headed to the Big 12. As we've done in the past, here's a look at the Mountaineers' history with their new league. A few other realignment history lessons before we get started: Nebraska ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  7. A lesson on the history of the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Outstanding story from Cole Manbeck at the Manhattan Mercury here, looking back at the history of the Big 12, as told by former Kansas State University president Jon Wefald. You should read the full thing for all the insight from Wefald, but if yo...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  8. Texas must learn from last week's lesson

    David Ubben

    Texas made a double-digit halftime deficit evaporate last week. The difference: the Longhorns were doing the damage against BYU. Texas went into halftime against UCLA this week up, 28-10. Last week the Longhorns watched BYU's offense tuck into ...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  9. Baylor wants to have 'nothing to lose'

    David Ubben

    It didn't take long before all Baylor could do was hope a lesson could be learned. A win was out of the question pretty quickly. "We had a face and there was dirt there, and next thing we knew, we found our face in the dirt," coach Art Briles told...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  10. Maisel: Sooners learning from past lessons

    David Ubben

    There's been plenty of Oklahoma coverage on the blog today from my spring visit to Norman, but colleague Ivan Maisel made the trip, too. He writes about the Sooners' lessons from an offseason similar to this one, the last time Oklahoma was a sprin...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  11. Lunch links: Trash-talk lessons

    David Ubben

    I get it, you're terrified of small talk and birds. You're just lucky that pigeon didn't want to chat you up about the weather. Texas A&M's Damontre Moore has been a nice surprise for the Aggies' defense, writes David Harris of the Dallas Mo...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  12. Lunch links: Sherman's lessons from Iraq

    David Ubben

    Again, since I'm blogging from ESPN HQ in Bristol, Conn., this week, things are going to be pretty light until next week. As a result, there's no chat today, but we should be back on schedule next week. Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman brought ba...

    Blog | May 13, 2010
  13. Lunch links: Longhorns set for etiquette lesson

    David Ubben

    Happy Hoops Holy Day, football fans. Try not to get fired today, everyone. Dinner etiquette is on the menu for Texas this spring. Oklahoma is auctioning off two packages to experience the spring game in a whole new way. Former Texas qu...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  14. Oklahoma looking for leadership lessons after Alabama's success

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops apparently has detected what is working around college football. After struggling through a 7-5 record that was his worst regular-season mark during his 11-season tenure with the Sooners, Stoops apparently is looking for ...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  15. Big 12 power rankings: Surging Cornhuskers move to No. 2 in poll

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin 1. Texas: It wasn't pretty, but the Longhorns' 38-14 victory over Colorado was a good lesson as they prepare for the Red River Shootout. The running game struggled mightily, producing a season-low 46 yards as top b...

    Blog | October 12, 2009
  16. What we learned in the Big 12, Week 3

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here are five lessons we learned in the Big 12 this week: 1. Baylor's rush defense better improve. For all of the talk about Baylor's offensive weapons, the Bears were beaten Saturday by a recipe that could prov...

    Blog | September 20, 2009