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  1. Dodds: Horns will play A&M 'sometime'

    David Ubben

    Last season was the first in almost a century that Texas and Texas A&M didn't play, and speaking personally, Thanksgiving weekend just didn't seem the same without the two Lone Star rivals going head to head. Texas A&M has been outspoken a...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  2. Lone Star Showdown forced to return?

    David Ubben

    Last season was the first in almost a century that rivals Texas and Texas A&M didn't meet on the football field. If you said Thanksgiving night didn't quite seem the same without it, I'd be inclined to agree. So too, would state representative...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  3. Hope for the Lone Star Showdown?

    David Ubben

    There's plenty of fault to go around for the end of the Lone Star Showdown. That's a debate for another day. For now, though, the guard at Texas A&M is changing, and the battle lines have been drawn, so to speak. New Aggies athletic directo...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  4. Did you know: Lone Star Showdown edition

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M are jumping the gun as usual and kicking off on Thursday night. We'll get a head start, too, and add a few fun facts courtesy of ESPN Stats & Information and various sports information departments around the Big 12. Th...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  5. Lunch links: Rivalry week heats up

    David Ubben

    Last night, on the BCS Countdown show, the SEC stole everyone's collective lunch box. Want to go to Thursday's Lone Star Showdown? I hope you're prepared to pony up. Which side needs it more, though? Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesm...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  6. UT-A&M rivalry: Playing the blame game

    David Ubben

    Trying to hand out blame for the Big 12's diminishment over the last 16 months is a bit too convoluted. By now, just about everyone involved has had a hand in it. But the possible end of the Lone Star Showdown, at least in football? That's a bi...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  7. Lunch links: Who rules the Lone Star State?

    David Ubben

    Simultaneously one of the sweetest things I've ever seen, as well as one of the biggest wastes of time and money. (At least for now.) The rivalry between Texas and Texas A&M is looking more and more maroon of late, writes Kirk Bohls of the Au...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  8. Lunch links: Big 12 Bieber Fever rages on

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M fans: There's still time to be heard. Send your thoughts on keeping the Lone Star Showdown on Thanksgiving, but putting Texas-Baylor on Dec. 3 to my mailbag and we'll look at the issue later. Oklahoma is focused on replaci...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  9. Big 12 moves two games to December

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M announced on Friday afternoon that they'll continue to play the Lone Star Showdown on Thanksgiving night, ending talk of a move to the now-vacated weekend usually reserved for the Big 12 championship. Texas, however, will n...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  10. Chase Daniel establishes scholarship

    David Ubben

    There's a new scholarship in town. Chase Daniel was in Columbia on Saturday for the Border Showdown basketball game, and during his visit, announced the creation of the Chase Daniel Lone Star State Scholarship at Missouri. The award will be giv...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  11. Lone Star Showdown not short on stakes

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M knows how Texas feels. They've been there. It's been a full decade since the Longhorns ended a season without a double-digit number in its win column. Texas A&M? They haven't seen a 10-win season since 1998. Which, of course, ...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  12. Mailbag: A sad e-mail, Lone Star Showdown and more on DQs

    David Ubben

    Jackie Simmons in Raleigh, N.C., writes: I hoping you can help me with some answers. My son Brian Simmons played for OU last season as a OG beside Trent Williams and in front of Sam Bradford. He was not invited to the combine but scored top numbers ...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  13. McCoy wins DCTF honors

    David Ubben

    Dave Campbell Texas Football's winter edition will hit the newsstands in the next several days. One of the interesting things about the magazine's winter edition is their annual All-Texas team for players from colleges across the Lone Star State....

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  14. Lunch links: Championship game staying at JerryWorld?

    David Ubben

    The Big 12's athletic directors voted 11-1 in March to keep the Big 12 Championship at Cowboys Stadium. Though it was an unofficial, measuring-stick sort of vote, Steven Sipple at the Lincoln Journal Star reports the lone dissenter was Nebraska AD To...

    Blog | May 04, 2010