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  1. Could Geno Smith be the No. 1 pick?

    David Ubben

    West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith spent the first half of the college football season being 2012's poster boy, racking up huge numbers and 25 touchdown passes before his first interception. He finished the season with 42 touchdowns and just six in...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  2. 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.'s Daniel Jeremiah says that's the case for three big re...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  3. Lunch links: Storybook ending for walk-on

    David Ubben

    Put a bird on it! Indianapolis should draft Robert Griffin III with the No. 1 pick and not Andrew Luck. Colleague Jemele Hill tells you why. The Cotton Bowl will have two teams chasing a rare golden goose. Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle f...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  4. Merrill on the unrevealing Blaine Gabbert

    David Ubben

    Colleague Elizabeth Merrill was in Columbia for Missouri's pro day last week, and has a look at former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert, a possible No. 1 pick. A quick excerpt: The quintessential Blaine Gabbert story hasn't really been written...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  5. Kiper: Gabbert is draft's No. 1 pick

    David Ubben

    ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper released his third mock draft of the offseason on Wednesday and Big 12 fans will recognize the name at the top. Kiper says former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert will be drafted No. 1 overall by the Carolina Panth...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  6. Sooners past nightmare hasn't influenced future

    David Ubben

    We've seen this show before. This time two years ago, Oklahoma was beaming. Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford announced his intention to return to Oklahoma for his junior season, despite being a possible No. 1 pick. Tight end Jermaine Gresham,...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  7. McCoy chasing the No. 1 pick

    David Ubben

    Head over and check out ESPN Senior Writer Jeffri Chadiha's story on former Oklahoma star Gerald McCoy. Plenty of great stuff from McCoy's past leading up to now. There was a time when Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was deemed the only de...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  8. McCoy's effects still felt at OU

    David Ubben

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said goodbye to Oklahoma, his home state, when his junior season ended. That doesn't mean he's gone. His former teammates are still feeling the effects of the 298-pound possible No. 1 pick's wake. Jam...

    Blog | March 16, 2010
  9. On-site in Norman

    David Ubben

    Just arrived at pro day in Norman at Oklahoma's Everest Indoor Center. Plenty of NFL scouts in attendance, but quarterback Sam Bradford, who will wait until March 25 to throw and work out, isn't. Possible No. 1 pick Gerald McCoy is, though, and...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  10. Big 12 links: Time for Suh to play well in back-to-back seasons

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin IRVING, Texas -- Day 2 of the Big 12 media days are today. Here are some of the better stories that highlighted the first day. Before anointing Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh as the potential No. 1 pick in the NF...

    Blog | July 28, 2009
  11. Big 12 game predictions: Week 13

    David Ubben

    Plenty of good games across the board this weekend. Here are my picks: No. 6 Kansas State and Kansas are idle. Last week: 3-1 (.750) Overall: 49-18 (.731) THURSDAY No. 16 Texas 23, TCU 21: A couple of maturing defenses make it tough for ...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  12. Big 12 game predictions: Week 12

    David Ubben

    I'll be heading south to Waco this week for another Kansas State game. The new BCS No. 1 travels to Baylor to face the Bears, which are still fighting for bowl eligibility. Should be a good one. Without further ado, let's get to the picks! Last...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  13. One player no reason for Aggies to shift

    David Ubben

    On Friday, Dalton Santos held a news conference at his high school in Van, Texas to announce his college decision. His pick? Tennessee. The linebacker is ranked by our ESPNU recruiting team as the nation's No. 1 inside linebacker in the 2012 class...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  14. Lunch links: Draft Day Special

    David Ubben

    Anybody sick of expansion speculation yet? How about a day off? Part of me wishes the first 10 picks could be presented with giant blank checks on stage after they get their "No. 1" jersey. I'm still holding out hope it happens this year. Nice...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  15. Bradford impresses scouts in passing workout

    David Ubben

    Sam Bradford threw 63 passes in front of a crowd that included plenty of possible future bosses. One hit the ground. Bradford, who may have sealed his spot as the No. 1 overall pick in next month's NFL draft with his performance, admitted he pu...

    Blog | March 29, 2010
  16. McCoy inches past Suh in mock draft

    David Ubben

    Maybe former Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh becoming the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft isn't as inevitable as many NFL talent scouts are leading us to believe. Todd McShay's most recent mock draft has pushed Oklahoma defensive t...

    Blog | February 10, 2010