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  1. UT assistant to NFL picks up steam

    David Ubben

    Word came out on Monday that new Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak was interested in new Texas defensive backs coach Jerry Gray as his defensive coordinator, and now, it looks like those talks have progressed. According to a report in The Tennes...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  2. Replacing the Big 12's top NFL draft picks

    David Ubben

    The NFL draft has come and gone, but who are the guys charged with replacing the league's top draft picks? Let's have a closer look at all of them. Oklahoma OL Lane Johnson, No. 4 overall: Oklahoma's depth along the offensive line last season ...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  3. WVU's Smith changes mind, staying at draft

    David Ubben

    Geno Smith was ushered out of the green room with a couple of picks remaining in the first round of Thursday night's NFL draft, and in an off-camera interview with ESPN, said he would be leaving New York City and going home for Friday's second and th...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  4. Balancing emotions key in Red River Rivalry

    David Ubben

    Texas coach Mack Brown has seen up close what the Red River Rivalry can do to players, especially if it's their first experience in the Big 12's marquee rivalry game. Back in 1999, he looked at freshman Bo Scaife, a future NFL draft pick at tight ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  5. Big 12 NFL draft prospects vary widely

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 doesn't look likely to send quite the NFL draft class like it did in 2012, when three of the nation's top 10 picks came from the league. Still, there seems to be plenty of disagreement on where the Big 12 stands when it comes to this ye...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  6. Lunt after Week 1: Perfect, but untested

    David Ubben

    From the moment Mike Gundy named 18-year-old Wes Lunt his starting quarterback after spring practice, the college football world waited to see how Lunt would handle replacing Brandon Weeden, first-round NFL draft pick and Big 12 champion. He becam...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  7. Does RG3 face more pressure than Luck?

    David Ubben

    Baylor's Heisman winner Robert Griffin III went behind No. 1 pick Andrew Luck of Stanford, but Griffin may be ahead of Luck when it comes to pressure during his first year in the NFL. NFL.com's Daniel Jeremiah says that's the case for three big re...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  8. No doubt about RG3's status with 'Skins

    David Ubben

    Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan spent plenty of time with Baylor Heisman winner Robert Griffin III before selecting him with the second overall pick of April's NFL draft. He spent enough and saw enough to leave no doubt about where RG3 sta...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  9. Thoughts on the NFL draft first round

    David Ubben

    Good to see a handful of Big 12 names called in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night. What did I think? Glad you asked. No surprises in the top two picks, which have both been essentially in the can for weeks. A nice touch by Rob...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  10. The story behind the '3' in RG3

    David Ubben

    ESPN The Magazine broke out a profile of the likely No. 2 pick in the NFL draft, Baylor's Robert Griffin III. You'll see it in the NFL draft issue on newsstands April 30, with RG3 on the cover. You know RG3, but what about the first two that ca...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  11. Lunch links: From burglar to NFL draft pick

    David Ubben

    Please, please let Mikhail Prokhorov and Mark Cuban engage in hand-to-hand combat. Please. West Virginia's Bruce Irvin was a high school dropout and a burglar. Now, he's a future NFL draft pick. Les Carpenter of Yahoo! Sports explains how he got ...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  12. OU's Jones talks about time with QB guru

    David Ubben

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Landry Jones was watching ESPN the first time he'd heard of George Whitfield. The California-based quarterbacks coach helped Heisman Trophy winner -- and eventual top pick -- Cam Newton prepare for the NFL draft last year, and ESPN's...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  13. Projecting the Big 12 in the full NFL draft

    David Ubben

    You've seen the first-round mock drafts, but what about your favorites who won't walk into camps as high-profile picks next season? NFL draft guru Todd McShay put together his draft board and where he expects every prospect to land in next month'...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  14. What to watch: Big 12 at NFL combine

    David Ubben

    After a few arrivals and physical examinations on Wednesday, the NFL combine picks up a bit today with some media access and player measurements. Here's the full schedule. NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper weighed in with a few things to watch from the ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  15. Forecasting the Big 12 NFL Draft night

    David Ubben

    NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. dropped his first mock draft this week . He's got plenty to say about each pick, but we've included some brief excerpts from his comments. Here are the Big 12 players who he says will go in the first round: No. 2...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  16. Baylor's Watkins heads to Philadelphia

    David Ubben

    Five years ago, Danny Watkins was a fireman in Canada. WatkinsOn Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles made him the 23rd pick in the NFL Draft. Five of his Canadian firefighter friends were at the draft with him, voicing their support. Like his tea...

    Blog | April 28, 2011