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  1. The Big 12 Blog chat returns today

    David Ubben

    Have you missed our weekly chats? Today is your lucky day, my friends. The season is nearing, and the Big 12 blog weekly chat is back. We'll start it back up at 3 p.m. ET today. Here's the link. As always, you can leave your questions there ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  2. Big 12 icons weigh in on Joe Paterno

    David Ubben

    Penn State's legendary coach and college football's all-time wins leader, Joe Paterno, died on Sunday, just 73 days after being dismissed as the Nittany Lions' coach. He influenced a lot of people, including those in the Big 12. Several issued sta...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  3. Big Ten lunch links

    David Ubben

    It's me again. I promise I won't make the Nebraska fans read about Texas this time. Just don't click this link. I'm telling you, Huskers or otherwise, don't do it! Don't! Did the lawyer who alerted Jim Tressel to possible violations last year ...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  4. Big Ten lunch links

    David Ubben

    Howdy from Texas, Nebraska fans. It's me again. I trust you're behaving. Quarterback Dan Persa's Achilles tendon likely won't be fully ready for Northwestern's spring practice when it kicks off on Monday. Nebraska's Khiry Cooper is dealing with...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  5. Big Ten lunch links

    David Ubben

    Brian Christopherson at the Lincoln Journal Star crunches some numbers for Nebraska vs. Big Ten opponents. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz gave a pep talk to some hygienic lab workers at the university. Sporting News says Michigan is the nation's No...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  6. Big 12 mailbag: Would Texas ever move to the Big Ten?

    David Ubben

    Happy day before National Signing Day. I couldn't jump into the recruiting hubbub, however, without taking care of some Tuesday afternoon correspondence. Here goes. Richard Sylvester from Houston writes: Tim, love your blog. Thanks for all o...

    Blog | February 02, 2010
  7. Coaching continuity improves recruiting

    David Ubben

    While looking at some of the early recruiting rankings for the Big 12 teams, I can't help but notice that Baylor and Nebraska are both solid, middle-of-the-pack teams in the conference with noted improvement this year than in the last couple of seaso...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  8. Big 12 mailbag: College football vs. the NFL

    David Ubben

    If it's a Friday afternoon, it means we've got a few letters to answer before we start the weekend. Here are a some that I've received over the last couple of days. Austin from Arlington, Va., writes: Hey Tim, enjoy reading the blog, thanks for...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  9. Why Muschamp, Kiffin made wise choices

    David Ubben

    I've been intrigued by all the commentary in recent days about Lane Kiffin's move from Tennessee to USC. Fans and pundits have castigated Kiffin about his move to a job that has to rank among the top 10 in college football -- even after some of th...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  10. Longevity ratings for Big 12 coaches

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin You've seen them across the blogosphere before. Heck, I've even done them in the past with a "hot-seat rating" for those coaches and their chance for employment in their current job. I'd like to stretch those th...

    Blog | August 31, 2009
  11. Factoids about Big 12 teams and their preseason AP rankings

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin As promised, here are a few tidbits about the Big 12 teams that were ranked in the preseason Associated Press poll released earlier today. Texas: Ranked at No.2, the Longhorns return to the top 10 after starting t...

    Blog | August 22, 2009
  12. Oklahoma leads all teams with 10 players on CFN's Top 200

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin The pundits over at College Football News had an interesting project a couple of weeks ago that I wanted to discuss before the start of the season. Their group ranked the top 200 players in the country, starting w...

    Blog | August 20, 2009
  13. Seven Big 12 players on Nagurski watch list

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Six Big 12 schools are represented in the initial 62-man watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Award, which is awarded annually to the nation's best defensive player as determined by the Football Writers Associat...

    Blog | August 18, 2009
  14. Which Big 12 school will be the first with its own fragrance?

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin I've seen colleges emblazon their names on windbreakers and Snuggies, toilet seats and ice cream. Heck, once at a party I was stunned when I wandered into an empty room and saw a friend had a lifelike 6-foot c...

    Blog | August 11, 2009
  15. Eight Big 12 players on Walter Camp Award watch list

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Big 12 players dominated the Water Camp Player of the Year watch list announced Friday with eight players, including 2008 winner Colt McCoy of Texas. The Big 12's number was double of any other conference. The...

    Blog | August 07, 2009
  16. How powerful are Stoops and Brown among the coaches?

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin We all know that Bob Stoops' nickname is "Big Game Bob." But the question is, how big do sports fans really feel Stoops is? SportsNation is ranking 20 coaches in terms of their power at this li...

    Blog | August 05, 2009