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  1. Texas Longhorns AD proponent of 8-team playoff

    David Ubben

    The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  2. Weak and Strong: Texas Longhorns

    David Ubben

    Turnover is an annual tradition in college football, but with that, teams' strengths and weaknesses constantly shift, too. Today, we'll continue our look at the biggest strengths and weaknesses for each Big 12 team. Next up: Texas. Strongest po...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. Offseason to-do list: Texas Longhorns

    David Ubben

    Every year, there's lots of turnover and change for every college program. What do the Big 12 teams need to do before next fall? Let's continue our look with the Longhorns down in Austin. 1. Figure out the offensive identity. Bryan Harsin is gone,...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  4. The Big 12's returning starters in 2013

    David Ubben

    Another year, another occasion to give pundit Phil Steele a big ol' bear hug. The college football aficionado annually tallies up college football's returning starters, and today, we look at how that shakes out for the Big 12. Something to keep in...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  5. How much is your team worth?

    David Ubben

    Wall Street Journal put together an interesting graphic of how much the top programs in college football could be bought for if they were professional franchises. No. 1? No surprise, it's the Texas Longhorns, who could theoretically be yours for t...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  6. Texas tops Big 12 defensive lines

    David Ubben

    Colleague Travis Haney continued our series at ESPN.com on college football's best position units by ranking the nation's top 10 defensive lines. Only one Big 12 team made his list, and it's the Texas Longhorns. No question here. Texas is in a...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  7. Texas the Big 12's only elite rushing attack?

    David Ubben

    Colleague KC Joyner pegged his top 10 running games in college football , but only one Big 12 team cracked the list. It's those boys down in Austin, the Texas Longhorns. Texas certainly has the most raw talent in running backs Malcolm Brown and...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  8. Looking at the new 'too early' top 25

    David Ubben

    Colleague Mark Schlabach uncorked his newest preseason top 25 with (sad sigh time) almost seven months until the college season begins. Here's where the Big 12 teams landed: 4. Oklahoma Sooners Previous rank: 5 The Sooners are going to be rea...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  9. Big 12 presidents pledge to grant television rights, revenue to c...

    David Ubben

    The Big 12's presidents agreed to grant their most valuable media rights to the conference for six years, Oklahoma president David Boren said at a news conference on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  10. Big 12 braces for big recruiting day

    David Ubben

    We're still eight months away from signing day, but Wednesday is a big day for college football, especially in June. ESPN Recruiting will debut its ESPNU 150, the list of the nation's top 150 recruits, and also debut its first class rankings, nami...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  11. Big 12 recruiting nuggets: Jeffcoat drops ASU from his list of fi...

    David Ubben

    T-minus six days and counting until national signing day. As such, most of the prospects are starting to firm up their commitments. That's why it's good to have the esteemed Tom Luginbill, director of college scouting for Scouts Inc., filing hi...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  12. Mack Brown's finishing school emphasizing dinner manners

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin College is a time for learning -- both inside and outside the classroom. The Texas Longhorns are discovering much more this spring than how to make form tackles and provide crunching downfield blocks. As is coach ...

    Blog | March 05, 2009
  13. Tim's mailbag: Why doesn't Notre Dame play Big 12 teams?

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Mike from Livonia, Mich., writes: Hey Tim, I'm a diehard follower of the blog here. I was looking at Notre Dame's 2009 schedule and notice that four of the six major BCS conferences are represented - but ...

    Blog | February 20, 2009
  14. Remembering the player who caught 'The Texas Special'

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin It's a shame that ESPN's "College Game Day Final" wasn't around 44 years ago. Because if it was, Ken McLean's fame would have been built for one remarkable play that still resonates in th...

    Blog | February 11, 2009
  15. AT&T Cotton Bowl: Texas Tech (11-1) vs. Mississippi (8-4)

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Two of the biggest surprise teams in college football will square off in a battle of homecomings for their top players. That will boost interest in what promises to be a sentimental matchup as the bowl plays its final...

    Blog | December 07, 2008
  16. Catching up with James Brown

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin James Brown is more than a decade removed from the biggest triumphs of his college football career. But he still hasn't lost the touch of leading his team to big victories. The former Texas quarterback helped br...

    Blog | July 18, 2008