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  1. What to watch in the Big 12 bowls

    David Ubben

    Here are a few things to keep an eye on in the bowl games involving teams from the Big 12 this season. 1. The headless Aggies. A team playing in a bowl after firing its coach is a bit of a rarity, but that's where the Aggies are as they prepare to...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  2. 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
  3. Big Ten links

    David Ubben

    Hello from down South. You may have taken one of the Big 12 teams, but no hard feelings here. Check out a few links for the day. Nebraska needs to tread lightly upon entry into the Big Ten. Want a national championship ring? Buy Michigan's 1997...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Recruiting tidbits from across the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Recruiting analyst Bill Kurelic provided some information about a couple of players with interest in Big 12 schools in his most recent notepad. Oklahoma is still in the hunt for Under Armour All-American defensive...

    Blog | August 04, 2009
  7. Mailbag: No Big 12 games at baseball fields

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin If it's a Friday, it must be time to open some e-mails from my mailbag. Shane Riley from Arapahoe, Neb., writes: I know the Big 12 hasn't jumped on the bandwagon yet, but what is up with college teams want...

    Blog | July 31, 2009
  8. The numbers say UT could win the BCS title and OU won't

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin The number crunchers at have come up with the common statistical traits that the BCS national championship winners have shared. 1. Be a member of a "Big Six" conference or Notre Dame: Teams...

    Blog | July 07, 2009
  9. Tim's mailbag: Will we ever see a Big 12 Network?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin If it's Friday, it must mean it's time to crack open the mailbag. Here are some of the better questions I received this past week. Ryan Lund of Minneapolis, Minn., writes: Hi Tim. I love your blog, especia...

    Blog | June 26, 2009
  10. Kansas' 2008 Border War comeback ranks No. 21

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Missouri had already wrapped up the Big 12 North title. And Kansas was playing merely to avoid a trip to the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. But last year's Border War had as much drama as any of the game...

    Blog | June 12, 2009
  11. Weatherspoon expects Tigers to confound skeptics

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Sean Weatherspoon stops himself just short of saying that the final results of his last two seasons have been a disappointment. His Missouri team qualified for two-straight Big 12 championship gam...

    Blog | April 17, 2009
  12. Big 12 ranks third nationally in attendance

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Statistics compiled by the NCAA indicated the Big 12 is coming off a record season in attendance as well as the largest growth of any BCS-affiliated conference. The Big 12 attracted an average of 62,956 fans per g...

    Blog | April 16, 2009
  13. Ten minutes with Missouri RB Derrick Washington

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin It's been difficult for Derrick Washington to sit on the sideline the first several days of Missouri's football practice this spring. G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images ...

    Blog | March 18, 2009
  14. Big 12 lunchtime links: Wilson moved to rehab facility

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin I know it's March Madness. But spring practice is continuing across the Big 12 with plenty of interesting stories. Here are some of today's most notable: The Oklahoman's Jake Trotter reports that Cor...

    Blog | March 12, 2009
  15. Patton excited to show what he can do

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Former Missouri quarterback Chase Patton might be the most unlikely player in the Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Game. First, Patton barely got a chance to play while in college. And he didn't even play for a T...

    Blog | January 29, 2009
  16. Tim's mailbag: Why Baylor might struggle in 2009

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here is a representative sample of the questions I received during the past week about the Big 12: Jeff from Austin writes: Tim, thanks for your work at covering the Big 12. I enjoy reading your stuff. Bu...

    Blog | January 14, 2009