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  1. Mailbag: Best coach, schedules, Texas hype

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all your emails this week. Here's where you can reach me, 24/7. Let's get to your mail! Brian Nelson in Afghanistan writes: David,Love the blog. Two things: Is this truly a make or break year for Mack Brown and if Ash at QB Brown at ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  2. Lunch links: Playing 'what if?' with Texas

    David Ubben

    This is one of the coolest things I've seen all week ... y'all. Just never ask anyone from Alabama or Mississippi what's going on when it's raining and the sun is out. Was Mike Gundy acting on behalf of the entire Big 12 when he restricted Wes Lu...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  3. Stoops talks playoff, schedules, SEC, more

    David Ubben

    PLANO, Texas -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops joked about the controversy he faced this offseason -- for comments about the SEC and not paying players more than a stipend -- before he sat down with me and a few reporters Wednesday night. One Sooners staf...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  4. Plenty to prove: Oklahoma Sooners

    David Ubben

    Every season, every player feels they've got at least something to prove. Otherwise, the work wouldn't all be worth it. That said, some guys have more to prove than others. These are the guys with the most to prove on their respective teams. Ne...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. The Big 12's 100-tackle defenders

    David Ubben

    We looked at the offensive side of the ball last week, tagging my picks as the Big 12's 1,000-yard receivers, 1,000-yard rushers and 3,000-yard passers. The defensive side of the ball is infinitely more difficult to predict. Injuries come into pla...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  6. Most indispensable player: Oklahoma

    David Ubben

    We're walking through each Big 12 team and identifying its most irreplaceable talent. He's the guy they can least afford to lose, and the guy to whom an injury or departure would have the most effect. Let's move on with Oklahoma. More most indi...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  7. Lunch links: Tech wants to play A&M, Cincy

    David Ubben

    Feisty. Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt said the Red Raiders asked Cincinnati to schedule a game and they declined. The bigger news: He says he wants to play Texas A&M in every sport. Colleague Todd McShay has some thoughts and observations on G...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  8. Big 12 players aiming for next year's top 25

    David Ubben

    We wrapped up our postseason list of the Big 12's top 25 players, and included a few guys who just missed. What about next year's list? Here's a few guys you can probably expect to see on next year's postseason list who didn't make the 2012 versio...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  9. Assessing the Big 12's needs filled: Part II

    David Ubben

    Signing day has come and gone, but we'll have plenty of coverage looking more closely at each Big 12 team's class. This morning, we're looking at how each team filled its needs. We ran down the top of the Big 12 alphabet earlier today. Here's the sec...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  10. Assessing the Big 12's needs filled: Part I

    David Ubben

    Signing day has come and gone, but we'll have plenty of coverage looking at each Big 12 team's class. This morning, we'll look at how each team filled its needs. BAYLOR Needs filled: Prerogative No. 1 for Baylor is fixing its defense, and the B...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  11. Instant analysis: Texas Tech 34, Minn. 31

    David Ubben

    This Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas wasn't a pretty one. A fun first half gave way to a lackluster second half until the final minutes, when Texas Tech's offense shook awake and rallied for a 34-31 victory over Minnesota with a Ryan Bustin field goal...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  12. Pregame: Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

    David Ubben

    Minnesota (6-6, 2-6 Big Ten) vs. Texas Tech (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) WHO TO WATCH: Texas Tech receivers Eric Ward and Darrin Moore. They are big targets in the red zone and caught 24 of quarterback Seth Doege's 38 touchdowns this season. Only two other t...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  13. Big 12 puts 17 on Lombardi watch list

    David Ubben

    The Lombardi Award, which has my personal favorite description for its award, released its 145-man preseason watch list (you'll see why in a bit) and the Big 12 landed 17 players on it. Here's who's eligible: Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State B...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  14. Fans talk: The best individual seasons ever

    David Ubben

    We've wrapped up this week's countdown of the greatest individual seasons of all-time, but I asked you all to weigh in on the best ever in Big 12 history, as well as your favorite moments from those seasons. Here's what you had to say: Dennis McEl...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  15. Mailbag: TCU loss, All-Big 12 NFL gripes

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all your e-mails this week. Here's where you can reach me. Let's get to it. Dan in Fort Worth, Texas, writes: Hey David, I know losing Ed Wesley and Deryck Gildon were big for the Frogs, but I think Tucker and James and our various play...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  16. Who has the Big 12's best defense?

    David Ubben

    West Virginia ran away with our poll on the Big 12's best offense, but what about the other side of the ball? Who will have the Big 12's best defense? Let's look at the real candidates. Texas The Longhorns have led the Big 12 in total defens...

    Blog | April 25, 2012