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  1. Lunch links: Big 12 AD meetings updates

    David Ubben

    Let's keep it this warm forever. The Big 12 will be discussing both expansion and scheduling alliances with other leagues at this week's AD meetings. You can see commissioner Bob Bowlsby talking about expansion on the Big 12 website. Chuck Carl...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  2. ISU's Rhoads wowed by Obama shout-out

    David Ubben

    President Barack Obama visited Iowa State on Tuesday, and just so happened to utter a quote that will live forever in Iowa State history. "I won't pretend I can give a speech like Coach [Paul] Rhoads can, but I'm going to try," Obama said. Some...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  3. Lunch links: Big 12's most unique freshman

    David Ubben

    If you are watching, perpetrator, just know that you are still at large. Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken is a machine whose primary output is outstanding quotes, even if they don't always make sense. The Big 12 commish was in L...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  4. Lunch links: RG3 makes splash with Obama

    David Ubben

    Hey, Kris Kross, can we change up the music? This kind of sounds like the end of a movie where a monk killed himself. RG3 was being generally awesome at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. on Thursday. Him challenging Obama to a game...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  5. RG3 headed to D.C. to visit with Obamas

    David Ubben

    Heisman Trophy winner and former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is preparing for a presidential visit this week. Today, he'll head to Washington, D.C., with his mother and fiancee at the invitation of President Barack Obama and his wife, Mi...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  6. Mailbag: Aggie curse, politics, Stoops-OSU

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions, all. Enjoy the rest of the draft this weekend. Jared in College Station, Texas asks: What do you make of Texas A&M's "Senior QB Curse?" Reggie McNeil, Stephen McGee, and Jerrod Johnson were all ineffective and ben...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  7. Lunch links: Tigers dine with Obama

    David Ubben

    If you want to help the people of Alabama after the damage of Wednesday's tornados, texting REDCROSS to 90999 will add a $10 donation to your next phone bill. Dennis Dodd looks at the next likely member of Oklahoma's Heisman quarterback tradition...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  8. A special message from the Big 12 Blog

    David Ubben

    Today, of course, is everyone's favorite holiday: President's Day. So, freshen up your powdered wigs, listen to a recording of your favorite Obama, Bush or Clinton speech and do it up big. I'll see you all tomorrow, bright and early....

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  9. Big 12's bowl struggles cap season to forget

    David Ubben

    There's really no way to sugarcoat it. The 2009 season was a disappointment in the Big 12. The bowl season only added to those miseries. The conference finished 4-4 in its bowl games, but lost in the BCS title game for the second straight seaso...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  10. Big 12 lunch links: OSU learning to live without Bryant

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Only in the Big 12 links could we have President Obama, John Mackovic and a call for a Texas championship all tied neatly together in a compendium of daily stories. Enjoy. Oklahoma State has persevered and e...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  11. Big 12 lunch links: Paulus may visit Nebraska

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin We're 100 days into Barack Obama's presidency. It also appears that we are no closer to the college football playoff that the nation's chief executive apparently would like to see. As such, the mo...

    Blog | April 29, 2009
  12. Could Obama aid Barton's quest to kill the BCS?

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Politics indeed do makes for some strange bedfellows. Take U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), a staunch conservative and former Texas A&M student. It appears that Barton has found a kindred spirit in President Ba...

    Blog | February 11, 2009