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  1. Checking in on Tuberville in Year 3

    David Ubben

    Colleague Mark Schlabach broke down the nation's third-year coaches in his weekly column, "On the Mark" today. In the Big 12, that means a look at Tommy Tuberville at Texas Tech. Here's part of what Schlabach had to say: The present: Tuberville c...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  2. Bold picks for the Big 12 in 2012

    David Ubben

    Colleague Mark Schlabach's "On The Mark" column can be found on every Monday afternoon this season, and to kick things off, he made a litany of predictions for each conference. He didn't hold back when it came to the Big 12. Plenty of bol...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  3. Nonconference preview: Iowa State

    David Ubben

    We're continuing our look across the Big 12 at each team's nonconference slate. Everybody's got three games on the docket, but not all are created equal. IOWA STATE CYCLONES Northern Iowa, Aug. 31 Coach: Mark Farley (104-46), 13th year 20...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  4. Lunch links: Good news at ISU

    David Ubben

    Was she weirdly competitive? Mark Emmert of the Des Moines Register gives ISU fans three big reasons for optimism moving forward. Former Iowa State linebacker A.J. Klein officially signed his contract with the Carolina Panthers on Thursday. A...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  5. The Big 12's 1,000-yard rushers in 2013

    David Ubben

    We looked at the 3,000-yard passers on Tuesday, but what about the guys on the ground? The 1,000-yard mark is the benchmark for a good season running the ball, and the Big 12 had just three players reach it in 2012. Three more had at least 925 yards,...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  6. Four from Big 12 in 'too-early Top 25'

    David Ubben

    I released my Big 12 2013 power rankings on Tuesday, and colleague Mark Schlabach dropped his "too-early Top 25," too. How did the Big 12 fare? Four teams cracked the list, with Texas leading the way at No. 11. "Will the Longhorns finally move ...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  7. Who will transform tomorrow: Week 7

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma and Texas players can do a lot during their careers, but ultimately, many write their legends on the field at the Cotton Bowl on a Saturday in October at the State Fair of Texas. Adrian Peterson made his mark back in 2004 when, as a fresh...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  8. Underrated, pressure-packed coaching jobs

    David Ubben

    We're talking coaches all week long here at, and colleagues Mark Schlabach and Travis Haney got in on the action, too. Schlabach tabbed his 10 underrated coaching jobs, and two Big 12 teams made the cut. Oklahoma State: Long overshadowed...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  9. More on the Big 12 and playoff debate

    David Ubben

    Hope you all enjoyed our package on a college football playoff's effect on each conference this week. Here's what I had to say on the way the Big 12 would be affected. That's not all we had to say. Colleague Mark Schlabach broke down where the ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  10. Assessing the post-spring top 25

    David Ubben

    Colleague Mark Schlabach uncorked his post-spring top 25 on Friday, which included six Big 12 teams. Here's a look at how he slotted them. 1. LSU 2. USC 3. Alabama 4. Oregon 5. Georgia 6. Oklahoma 7. FSU 8. West Virginia 9. Michigan 1...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  11. Chat with NCAA president later today

    David Ubben

    Got a question for NCAA president Mark Emmert? Today's your chance. At 4 p.m. ET, he'll field questions from fans. Here's the link. Want to know his thoughts on issues surrounding the BCS, bowls or realignment? Surely, those will be breached. Y...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  12. Six Big 12 teams in the too-early top 25

    David Ubben

    Colleague Mark Schlabach uncorked his way-too-early top 25 on the morning after the national championship. We'll have plenty more look-aheads to 2012 in the coming weeks, but here's where Schlabach slotted the Big 12 teams. 5. Oklahoma Sooners: T...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  13. Most impressive Big 12 bowl performance?

    David Ubben

    We've still got one game left, but it's time to take a little stock on what's been a solid year of bowl performances in the Big 12. The league is 6-1, the best mark of any conference, and had plenty of good individual team performances within that. ...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  14. Upset of the Week: Oklahoma over OSU?

    David Ubben

    Colleague Mark Schlabach pegs his Upset of the Week every week, and this week, Oklahoma's in his crosshairs. Both teams have prolific offenses and porous pass defenses. The Pokes haven't played since a 37-31 loss in double overtime at Iowa State on ...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  15. Texas Tech offense playing out of character

    David Ubben

    Entering today's game, Texas Tech had scored a touchdown on 78.1 percent (32-of-41) of its red zone trips in 2011, the best mark in the Big 12 this season. That percentage is taking a hit. Tech has reached the red zone on two of three drives alrea...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  16. Mark Cuban: Big 12 should stick together

    David Ubben

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stopped by the "College GameDay" set to be a guest picker on Saturday's opening week, but apparently that wasn't enough college football talk. Cuban knows business best, and in his blog, he wrote that Big 12 schoo...

    Blog | September 05, 2011