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  1. Spring Big 12 QB battles heavy on intrigue

    David Ubben

    Play a word-association game with the average college football fan, and if you start talking Big 12, "quarterbacks" will be making an appearance before too long. Talk quarterbacks, and "Big 12" will get a mention in minutes. The two have become synon...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  2. Final: Oklahoma State 59, Baylor 24

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- This was nothing short of domination on the part of Oklahoma State. Point to the less-than-lopsided yardage numbers all you'd like, but football is about making plays when they count, and Oklahoma State did that. The result wa...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  3. OSU defense keeps making plays

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla.--This has to be seen to be believed. Oklahoma State's defense has prided itself on making plays when necessary, but today? This is just unbelievable, and morphing into a bit of self-parody even. To summarize, the defense has: ...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  4. Cyclones' best chance to beat Texas: Jantz

    David Ubben

    Aided by an unforgettable name and knack for making legendary plays, Steele Jantz has become one of the Cyclones' most talked-about players with just three games on his resume. It's warranted, and if Iowa State is going to upset Texas on Saturday,...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  5. Another game-changing Jantz drive

    David Ubben

    Last week, Steele Jantz twice led Iowa State's offense to go-ahead, fourth-quarter touchdowns in a win against Northern Iowa. He's tied this week's game against Iowa at 24 with just over a minute left by making a handful of huge plays. The firs...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  6. Boise State knocks off A&M in Fiesta Bowl

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M finally got back to the Fiesta Bowl* in 2011, making the BCS for the first time since a Sugar Bowl loss in the first year of the BCS, 1998. The Aggies, at 11-1, advanced to play the Fiesta darlings, two-time champion Boise State (11-1), ...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  7. Player pay talk surfaces at Big 12 meetings

    David Ubben

    College football's "Year of the Scandal" has ignited talk of paying players, and the conversation has spread to Big 12 meetings in Kansas City this week. There's no easy solution and no easy plan for making it happen, even if increasing what play...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  8. Cyclones new quarterback making plays early

    David Ubben

    Missouri and Iowa State are still scoreless in Ames, but the sophomore quarterback Jerome Tiller, making just his third career start, is playing well in place of Austen Arnaud early. On the Cyclones' opening drive, he ran for a first down on an 11...

    Blog | November 20, 2010
  9. Special teams breaks it open for Cowboys

    David Ubben

    Michael Harrison seems to have a knack for making his biggest plays when Oklahoma State needs them most. The freshman receiver blocked a Kansas punt and scooped it up to score from 20 yards out, giving Oklahoma State a 34-14 lead that looks insurm...

    Blog | November 20, 2010
  10. Oklahoma scoring record in jeopardy

    David Ubben

    In 2008, Oklahoma's offense racked up 716 points, including a stretch of five games of at least 60 points to close Big 12 play. Maybe you haven't noticed, but the people at ESPN Stats and Info have: No. 1 Oregon is making a serious run at the Sooners...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  11. Rough start for Texas running game

    David Ubben

    Texas running back Cody Johnson is off to a nice start, but 18 of his 36 yards on nine carries came on one play. Sophomore quarterback Garrett Gilbert, making his first start, has completed each of his first three passes. But the Longhorns, commit...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  12. Lunch links: Corso, Herbstreit pick Big 12

    David Ubben

    "You work in a business. Businesspeople need beepers." "No, they need cellphones." "Yeah, right now, but the beeper's gonna be making a comeback. Technology's cyclical." Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit agree: Oklahoma and Nebraska will play f...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  13. Fresh Faces: Texas A&M

    David Ubben

    Luke Joeckel, OT Joeckel's gotten plenty of play after making a big impact this spring as an early-enrolling freshman. The Arlington, Texas, native and blue-chip recruit will likely take control of the left tackle spot for the Aggies, and should h...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  14. Von Miller: Officially everywhere

    David Ubben

    Von Miller is spending his spring at Tim DeRuyter's "Joker" position, a hybrid defensive end/linebacker spot the 6-foot-3, 240-pound senior appears built to play. He's making the most of it. Of course, the nation's leader in sacks has been unblock...

    Blog | April 07, 2010
  15. Robinson unlikely to start tonight for OSU

    David Ubben

    It looks like Zac Robinson won't be making his 35th consecutive start at quarterback tonight for Oklahoma State. Citing unnamed team sources, the Tulsa World is reporting that Robinson is in uniform, but will not start and likely will not play in ...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  16. Texas secondary paves way with turnovers

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin The fiery orations of Will Muschamp have finally gotten through to his secondary. Last season, there was no way to sugarcoat it. Texas struggled making big plays on defense. Ronald Martinez/G...

    Blog | November 01, 2009