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  1. Big 12 lunch links: San Diego State will save $350K with Long's K...

    David Ubben

    Here are some lunch links to send you into the afternoon on a cold, blustery day across the Midlands. Call it my own version of "Chicken Soup for the Big 12 Fan's Soul." Enjoy them. The San Diego Union-Tribune's Brent Schrotenboer reports t...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  2. Mailbag: Pelini is my post-bowl Big 12 Coach of Year

    David Ubben

    Happy Friday afternoon. I wouldn't think of jumping into the weekend without answering some of my better letters from this past week. So here I go. Steve Russell of Loveland, Colo., writes: Tim, quick question for you. If you were picking a ...

    Blog | January 29, 2010
  3. Big changes expected for Big 12 during upcoming decade

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 had an eventful decade in the one that just concluded. Two national championships, seven trips to the BCS national title game and a spectator-friendly offensive attack earned the league much national notoriety. But you haven't seen anyt...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  4. Big 12 has highest, lowest ratings of 34 bowl games

    David Ubben

    It was the best of times and worst of times for the Big 12 during the bowl games -- at least as far as television ratings went. The Big 12 had the bowl with the highest television rating and also the lowest rating, according to information compile...

    Blog | January 14, 2010
  5. Best and worst of the Big 12's bowl games

    David Ubben

    Here a look back at some of the highs and lows of the Big 12's bowl games. Best game: In the grand scheme of things, Iowa State's 14-13 triumph over Minnesota in the Insight Bowl was a matchup of two 6-6 teams. But the Cyclones' pulsating victory ...

    Blog | January 11, 2010
  6. Big 12 lunch links: Are Cornhuskers ready to join the elite?

    David Ubben

    After the Mike Leach mess played out Wednesday, it was refreshing to see some football later in the evening. Nebraska continued its trend of playing well in big games under Bo Pelini. Here are some stories from across the conference about those...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  7. Holiday Bowl instant analysis: Nebraska 33, Arizona 0

    David Ubben

    Nebraska's 33-0 victory over Arizona in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl was much easier than anyone would have ever expected. It pushed the Cornhuskers to their 10th victory in a season for the first time since 2003. Here's how the Cornhuskers were ...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  8. New Tech coach has at least one advantage

    David Ubben

    Whoever replaces Mike Leach at Texas Tech will have one benefit with the new job: The new Red Raiders coach won't have to face Nebraska during the 2010 regular season. The Cornhuskers are jumping all over Arizona in an impressive 23-0 beatdown of ...

    Blog | December 30, 2009
  9. Lunch links: TV station tours 'The Shed'

    David Ubben

    Big doings are taking place in a Lubbock courtroom as I write this. But other news is percolating across the Big 12 today -- like a big football game in San Diego tonight. Here are some of the stories that people are following across the confer...

    Blog | December 30, 2009
  10. Pelini's defenses shows big improvement in postseason games

    David Ubben

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini makes no pretense about his work in bowl games and postseason contests. Pelini's Nebraska defenses, regular vs. offseason Postseason Regular season First downs 14.7 17.5 Rush att. 29 33...

    Blog | December 29, 2009
  11. Pacific Life Holiday Bowl: Nebraska (9-4) vs. Arizona (8-4)

    David Ubben

    Points should be at a premium in an old-school defensive battle between childhood friends: Nebraska coach Bo Pelini and Arizona coach Mike Stoops. Both teams play intense defense. The No. 20 Wildcats have a little better offense and that might be ...

    Blog | December 29, 2009
  12. Henery receives prized Blackshirt

    David Ubben

    Nebraska kicker/punter Alex Henery's importance for the Cornhuskers has been a key component of the team's success this season. But his value for the defense was acknowledged Sunday when he received a Blackshirt as the Nebraska defensive unit prep...

    Blog | December 28, 2009
  13. Oklahoma looking for leadership lessons after Alabama's success

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops apparently has detected what is working around college football. After struggling through a 7-5 record that was his worst regular-season mark during his 11-season tenure with the Sooners, Stoops apparently is looking for ...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  14. Twelve players on the spot during the bowls

    David Ubben

    The Big 12's bowl games will start on Monday when Texas A&M and Georgia square off in the Advocare V100 Independence Bowl. But as we get ready for those eight games, it's clear that several key players need to step up with big games in order t...

    Blog | December 23, 2009
  15. My Big 12 confidence picks

    David Ubben

    Many of you have written to me over the last several days asking me about my bowl picks for various confidence pools. Obviously, these games aren't quite as prevalent as bracket sheets during the NCAA men's tournament, but they assuredly are growi...

    Blog | December 17, 2009
  16. It's the most wonderful time of the year for Big 12 bowl particip...

    David Ubben

    It's time we check under the Christmas tree and see what Big 12 players fortunate enough to be making bowl trips will be receiving in gifts from their postseason activities. As always, it looks like a good haul. The NCAA allows each bowl to awa...

    Blog | December 10, 2009