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  1. Mailbag: Preseason hype, recruiting, '04 title

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions, everybody. Didn't get yours answered? Try again with a more interesting one. Jon D in Davis, Calif., asks: Other than trying to pad his legacy or resume, I cannot believe that Tuberville is being serious about his com...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  2. Should a Big 12 coach get the 2004 title?

    David Ubben

    The BCS officially vacated Southern Cal's 2004 national championship this week, and has no plans to award the championship to anyone. That, however, hasn't slowed the debate. Former USC quarterback Matt Leinart made his thoughts clear on the is...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Young's title-game dramatics are Big 12's No. 1 memory

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Title-game clash of the titans remains the Big 12's game for the ages Date: Jan. 4, 2006 Place: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif. Score: Texas 41, USC 38 After sorting through the moments that have made the ...

    Blog | July 10, 2009
  6. Sanders ranks among best living Heisman winners

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin With the recent passing of Felix "Doc" Blanchard, the folks at posed an interesting question when they considered who the greatest living Heisman winners are. Not surprisingly, the Big 12 wa...

    Blog | April 29, 2009
  7. Patton excited to show what he can do

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Former Missouri quarterback Chase Patton might be the most unlikely player in the Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Game. First, Patton barely got a chance to play while in college. And he didn't even play for a T...

    Blog | January 29, 2009
  8. Bradford hopes to turn around Heisman jinx

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin AP Photo/Matt Slocum Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford hopes to avoid the same fate as other Heisman winners playing for the national title. Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford will be hoping fo...

    Blog | January 08, 2009
  9. Oklahoma bowl tidbits

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here are a few factoids about Oklahoma's bowl history as we get ready for tonight's FedEx BCS National Championship Game against Florida. Bowl record: 24-16-1 Current bowl streak: Lost 2 Most memorable bowl victory: B...

    Blog | January 08, 2009
  10. BCS title game preview: Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Florida (12-1)

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Who to watch: Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford will be trying to turn around some bad recent karma that has dogged Heisman recipients in the BCS era when the Sooners face Florida Thursday night in the FedEx BCS Nati...

    Blog | January 08, 2009
  11. Prediction: Gators will beat Sooners with speed

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Here's how I think Thursday's FedEx BCS National Championship Game will play out. Florida 35, Oklahoma 31 -- The biggest question remains how Oklahoma's defense responds after being repeatedly...

    Blog | January 07, 2009
  12. Harris discounts Heisman Trophy matchup

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Thursday's FedEx BCS National Championship Game will provide a rare bowl matchup between Heisman Trophy winners. It will be the first time since Oklahoma quarterback Jason White and USC quarterback Matt Leinart faced ...

    Blog | January 04, 2009
  13. Tim's mailbag: No 7-0 bowl season expected for the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here are some letters I've received over the last several days about Big 12 happenings. Ashtyn from Jefferson City, Mo., writes: Which has a better chance of happening? The Big 12 going 7-0 or the Big Ten going 0-7 in...

    Blog | December 23, 2008
  14. Will McCoy really stay? It's still too early to tell

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin I've been intrigued by all of the play that Colt McCoy's pronouncement that he will be returning for his senior season at Texas in 2009 is receiving in the mainstream media the last 24 hours. And let me ask you this: ...

    Blog | October 23, 2008