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  1. Backyard Brawl renewal not within reach

    David Ubben

    At the ACC meetings in Florida on Tuesday, Pittsburgh AD Steve Pederson sounded optimistic about renewing a rivalry with Penn State, but the Panthers' biggest rivalry might continue to go unplayed for awhile. From colleague Brett McMurphy: While ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  2. Penn State transfer fitting in with Sooners

    David Ubben

    Harsh NCAA sanctions sent Penn State football players scattering. A handful left before the sanctions dropped, and 10 have now left after the NCAA dropped the hammer on State College. Two left for the Big 12, and one has already made a big impact....

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  3. The Big 12 Blog chat returns today

    David Ubben

    Have you missed our weekly chats? Today is your lucky day, my friends. The season is nearing, and the Big 12 blog weekly chat is back. We'll start it back up at 3 p.m. ET today. Here's the link. As always, you can leave your questions there ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. New Texas kicker already down with injury

    David Ubben

    Former Penn State kicker Anthony Fera has only been at Texas a week, but his move to the Longhorns has taken an unfavorable turn. Fera aggravated a groin injury and won't be practicing. There's no timetable for his return, Texas announced on Frida...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  5. Penn State transfers headed to the Big 12?

    David Ubben

    DALLAS -- Big 12 coaches aren't ruling out any ideas of bringing in transfers from Penn State. The NCAA levied historic sanctions against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. As part of it, players can transfer w...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  6. Lunch links: Media days Day 1 roundup

    David Ubben

    Who are you looking forward to hearing from today? Big 12 officials don't have much doubt. The road back for Penn State is going to be long and painful, writes Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. What's the difference between the Big E...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  7. Big 12 icons weigh in on Joe Paterno

    David Ubben

    Penn State's legendary coach and college football's all-time wins leader, Joe Paterno, died on Sunday, just 73 days after being dismissed as the Nittany Lions' coach. He influenced a lot of people, including those in the Big 12. Several issued sta...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  8. Another Baylor assistant leaving Waco?

    David Ubben

    Baylor already lost one assistant coach to a head-coaching job this offseason. The Bears may lose another. Associate head coach Brian Norwood is a candidate for both the Penn State and Hawaii jobs, a source told colleague Joe Schad. Earlier ...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  9. Lunch links: Barry Switzer talks Paterno

    David Ubben

    The Big Three: Denmark, Botswana, and The Moon. Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer says more members of Joe Paterno's staff had to know about the possible molestation at Penn State, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman. Oklahoma State coach Mike Gun...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    David Ubben

    It's me again. I promise I won't make the Nebraska fans read about Texas this time. Just don't click this link. I'm telling you, Huskers or otherwise, don't do it! Don't! Did the lawyer who alerted Jim Tressel to possible violations last year ...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  11. 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
  12. Longhorns not alone in struggles

    David Ubben

    Texas isn't the only traditional power that's found itself struggling in 2010. Notre Dame, Penn State and USC all find themselves unranked this week. The last time that happened was Nov. 14, 1960, according to ESPN Stats & Info. That's almo...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  13. Lunch links: Red River on the move?

    David Ubben

    We got our butts kicked by Penn State. The parade was awesome, though. Angela Lansbury was the grand marshal. Good times she wrote. Oklahoma State blue-chip running back recruit Herschel Sims is still solidly committed to the Cowboys, according t...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  14. Sooners, Tigers bring the pain

    David Ubben

    Round two of our countdown to the top 50 most painful losses in college football history is up, and three more games involving current Big 12 teams have made the cut. 39. Kansas loses to Penn State in 1968 Orange Bowl, 15-14 Penn State coach Jo...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  15. Big Ten lunch links

    David Ubben

    Brian Christopherson at the Lincoln Journal Star crunches some numbers for Nebraska vs. Big Ten opponents. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz gave a pep talk to some hygienic lab workers at the university. Sporting News says Michigan is the nation's No...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  16. 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