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  1. Chat with Justin Blackmon today

    David Ubben

    Justin Blackmon should hear his name called pretty early in the NFL Draft's first round on Thursday night, but you can get some inside scoop from the two-time Biletnikoff Award winner later today. He'll be chatting with fans on at 2 p.m. ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  2. Mailbag: Big 12/UT Networks, best '11 games

    David Ubben

    Good set of questions this week. Nice work, folks. Still time to make your presence known in the next one. Justin in Forney, Texas asked: DU, Can you expound on your thoughts behind every school in the Big 12 having a network like Texas? Texas has...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  3. Weighing in on the Big 12's best helmets

    David Ubben

    I hope you all enjoyed yesterday's Mailbag, but sometimes, a piece of mail warrants its own post. This is one of those posts. And before I introduce the email, let me reiterate that it is real. You'll see very shortly why I mention this. No One...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  4. Undrafted Big 12ers find place to play

    David Ubben

    The NFL labor dispute means undrafted college players were left without a job and no immediate football future. Teams aren't allowed to make transactions, so any free agents will remain so until a new collective bargaining agreement is reached and th...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  5. Lunch links: Mountaineers invade Texas?

    David Ubben

    If I could have it back All the time that we wasted I'd only waste it again After a dream draft day, Texas Tech running back Baron Batch is exactly where he wants to be, and not just in the NFL, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Jour...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  6. Wrapping up the Big 12's draft

    David Ubben

    The NFL draft has come and gone, and I hope you're all prepared for no more NFL anything for awhile. I know I'm not. Anyway, here's how the Big 12 shook out over the weekend, with a few thoughts to follow. First round (8) No. 2: Von Mill...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  7. Prince Amukamara set to become a Giant

    David Ubben

    Prince Amukamara has been one of the best cornerbacks in the Big 12 for two seasons, and was a cornerstone of one of the league's best defenses during his time at Nebraska. He'll try to do the same in New York after being selected 19th overall by ...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  8. Mailbag: A&M demand, OU-OSU, Von Miller

    David Ubben

    I'm on the road today, so our weekly chat isn't going down. I'm not leaving you hanging, though. Here's a mini-mailbag full of your thoughts from the last day or so. Gregg Myer in Elgin, Texas, asked: David, why would you say Texas A&M is "dem...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  9. Mailbag: New faces, title teams and top 25

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions this week. I'll be out covering the Big 12 tournament over the weekend, so if you can't get enough of me, head over to our college basketball page. Kyler Roach in San Marcos writes: What true freshman that has enrolled...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  10. The NFL combine is dangerously close

    David Ubben

    The NFL Scouting Combine kicks off Wednesday, and when it concludes next week, draft boards from media and NFL teams alike could look very different. Physical tests won't begin until Thursday, but the first round of players will arrive Wednesday a...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  11. Roundup: Huskers signee, ROYs, Potts

    David Ubben

    Charles Jackson's father, Rick Parker, went on Omaha radio on Friday to clarify his son's comments in the Omaha World-Herald. "He's excited about being able to show his new coach or whoever they fill the position with what type of player he is," P...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  12. Sizing up the Big 12 early entrants

    David Ubben

    After the season, we took a look back at the players who had decisions to make about the NFL. The deadline to make those decisions arrived on Saturday, and the results made one thing clear: We're in for a very strong Big 12 in 2011. Let's add it ...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  13. Surveying the Big 12 bowl TV ratings

    David Ubben

    The Birmingham News compiled the Neilsen ratings data for 34 of the 35 bowls (Sorry, TicketCity Bowl), and here's a look at how the Big 12 did, with a few notes. Bowls are listed in order of rating, which reflects the percentage of American homes ...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  14. Lunch links: Longhorns coach ambitious

    David Ubben

    Would you mind if I listen to my book on tape? I'm kind of a bookworm. It's the novelization of the movie "Precious" based on the book "Push" by Sapphire. Amidst all the recent firings and hirings, Texas has a new strength and conditioning coach,...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  15. The NFL Draft and Big 12 underclassmen

    David Ubben

    We haven't had any draft-eligible players across the Big 12 explicitly state their intentions to enter the NFL draft at the end of the season. Only a couple have committed to returning to school in 2011. Most have given non-committal statements an...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  16. Rex Burkhead doing it all for Huskers

    David Ubben

    Rex Burkhead was already nearing 100 yards rushing in the final minute of the first half. On a first down, the Huskers figured they'd have the former high school quarterback try his hand and throw a pass. The faith paid off, and after catching a p...

    Blog | November 26, 2010