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  1. Could RG3 break Cam Newton's record?

    David Ubben

    Cam Newton made a splash in the NFL this season, breaking Peyton Manning's rookie passing yards record and making the Pro Bowl. He won the Heisman in 2010, but a similar player followed in his footsteps in 2011: Baylor's Robert Griffin III. Gri...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  2. Former Sooners enjoying a special year

    David Ubben

    It's been a good couple months for Oklahoma. Just before the Super Bowl, former Heisman winner Sam Bradford was named the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year. On Wednesday, former Oklahoma star Blake Griffin was named the NBA's Rookie of the Year a...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  3. Looking back on a visit to Stillwater

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- We'll have plenty more on the Cowboys a little bit later this week, but I'll give a little sample today from my time in Stillwater. Why'd Weeden pick up a third sport? Brandon Weeden is already one of the most entertaining...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  4. Von Miller's draft decision the right one

    David Ubben

    Former Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller told colleague Chris Mortensen that he plans to attend the NFL draft, despite being named in the players' antitrust lawsuit against the NFL. "I'm honored to get an invitation and I plan on being there," M...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  5. Mailbag: A&M demand, OU-OSU, Von Miller

    David Ubben

    I'm on the road today, so our weekly chat isn't going down. I'm not leaving you hanging, though. Here's a mini-mailbag full of your thoughts from the last day or so. Gregg Myer in Elgin, Texas, asked: David, why would you say Texas A&M is "dem...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  6. Roundup: Gabbert's Wonderlic, OU depth

    David Ubben

    Hope you all enjoyed the weekend. I was up in Kansas City taking in some hoops in a great atmosphere at the Sprint Center to see the Jayhawks win their eighth title. And while we were all distracted by hoops and brackets, here's what happened in the ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  7. Let's get started

    David Ubben

    No sense in hiding what that box next to my awkward mug already tells you. I'm a Big 12 transplant. I grew up watching Danny Wuerffel and Steve Spurrier terrorize Peyton Manning and the rest of the SEC. But since my migration to Big 12 country fiv...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  8. Chase Daniel only 102nd in value among Super Bowl teams?

    David Ubben

    There was an interesting story over the weekend on, where the Scouts Inc. talent evaluators looked at both Super Bowl teams and ranked them from 1 through 106 in terms of talent. It's no surprise that Peyton Manning checked in at No. 1. B...

    Blog | February 01, 2010
  9. Heisman choice will be most difficult in recent memory

    David Ubben

    Heisman Trophy ballots are due today. I know because I got a call during the middle of the BCS selection show at my home last night reminding me. Talk about the perfect time to catch a sportswriter at home. The Heisman Trust must be taking clues f...

    Blog | December 07, 2009
  10. Big 12 helmet stickers, Week 8

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin A tough choice as usual for our helmet stickers, but several worthy candidates materialized across the Big 12 in Saturday's game. Iowa State's defense: It was hard to split this sticker up considering the Cyclon...

    Blog | October 25, 2009
  11. Texas' McCoy struggles but still keeps winning

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin One of the biggest mysteries in college football this season has been the slow start of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy, who was expected to challenge for the Heisman Trophy after finishing second behind Sam Bradford ...

    Blog | October 22, 2009
  12. Zac Robinson spends time camping with the Mannings

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Oklahoma State quarterback Zac Robinson prepared for his senior season in a unique manner. Robinson spent part of his break serving as a camp coach at the Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux, La., where he worked...

    Blog | July 20, 2009
  13. Davison's game-saving catch ranks as Big 12's No. 4 memory

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Davison's dramatic grab keeps Nebraska's winning streak alive Date: Nov. 8, 1997 Place: Faurot Field, Columbia, Mo. Score: Nebraska 45, Missouri 38 (OT) Nebraska needed a huge break to keep its 1997 nat...

    Blog | July 07, 2009
  14. Parker, A&M's overtime heroics is No. 6 memory

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin No. 6 Yes Sirr: Parker's big catches lead A&M to 1998 championship Date: Dec. 5, 1998 Place: TWA Dome, St. Louis, Mo. Score: Texas A&M 36, Kansas State 33 (2 OT) Kansas State was on the verge ...

    Blog | July 06, 2009
  15. Way Back machine for a Saturday morning

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Here are some notable memories from games played on this date earlier in Big 12 history. The Way Back Machine for Aug. 30: Aug. 30, 1997: No. 5 Tennessee 52, Texas Tech 17 (Knoxville, Tenn.) -- The Volunteers blew the...

    Blog | August 30, 2008