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  1. Lunch links: Nebraska vs. the Big 12

    David Ubben

    That's my No. 1 favorite food wrapped around my No. 3 favorite food. I'd go to a banquet in honor of those Somali pirates if they served bacon-wrapped shrimp. Nebraska's actions over the past year will have the Big 12 crowd humming "Boomer Soon...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  2. Tuberville ushers in new era at Texas Tech

    David Ubben

    Tommy Tuberville isn't spending any time worrying about Mike Leach. It's doubtful that sheds have come up in any conversations, and the same probably goes for any pirate talk, too. Tuberville came to Lubbock in January concerned about football and th...

    Blog | August 25, 2010
  3. Big 12 lunch links: A strong collection of recruiting stories

    David Ubben

    Happy Signing Day. In between all of the signing announcements and the analysis throughout the day, how about some stories from across the Big 12 to keep you occupied throughout your lunch hour and before the news conferences later this afternoon...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  4. Lunchtime links: Pelini plays 'Meet the Parents'

    David Ubben

    We're heading into the last weekend of the recruiting season. Here are some lunchtime links to nibble on before we get there. Steve Sipple of the Lincoln Journal Star relates how Bo Pelini insists on meeting the parents of each of his recruits...

    Blog | January 29, 2010
  5. Big 12 lunch links: Is KU's Gridiron Club doomed?

    David Ubben

    It's icy and cold across much of the the nation's heartland this morning. But here's an idea better than tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich for some warming noontime satisfaction. Why, of course -- a piping hot selection of Big 12 luncht...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  6. Lunch links: Texas nixes Thurs. game vs. Huskers

    David Ubben

    How about a few hot Big 12 links for your lunchtime edification? My doctor tells me that these nuggets are better than orange juice or hot chicken soup to keep away the common cold. So here's to your health by reading these. The Omaha World...

    Blog | January 26, 2010
  7. Big 12 links: Ins and outs of possible Missouri move

    David Ubben

    Monday is here. Look on the bright side. It means a healthy dose of Big 12 lunch links to help you get through the drag of the first day of the work week. Here's what I've got. The Kansas City Star's Blair Kerkhoff does a nice job of tying ...

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  8. Lunch links: KU Gridiron Club behind schedule

    David Ubben

    Happy Friday. Before we head into the weekend, here are some stories that people are talking about across the Big 12. For your edification, here they are. Kansas officials say that have attracted about $4.5 million of the $34 million needed...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  9. Big 12 lunch links: IRS could be looking at coaching salaries

    David Ubben

    This is a history-making post for me, my 4,000th over the past 18 months. When you figure roughly 500 words per post -- give or take a few extra during the season -- that's more than 2 million words that have been churned out about the Big 12. ...

    Blog | January 21, 2010
  10. Big 12 lunch links: Donald Trump shows his support for Mike Leach...

    David Ubben

    We've got more lunch links that we can shake a stick at this afternoon. My doctor tells me that consuming these links every day will help prevent colds. Call it my version of chicken soup for the Big 12 fan's soul. Donald Trump hasn't forgo...

    Blog | January 20, 2010
  11. McNeill has offer to continue at Texas Tech

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech chancellor Kent Hance would like to keep Ruffin McNeill involved at Texas Tech somewhere. Hance told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal that he'd like to see the former Texas Tech defensive coordinator working at the school if he doesn't cho...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  12. Lunch links: Willis expected to be Tech D-coordinator

    David Ubben

    Considering what's going on at Tennessee the last day or so, it seems awfully tame around the Big 12, doesn't it? But there are still some stories across the conference that are percolating. Enjoy them. Alabama associate coach James Willis ...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  13. Leach sees some good omens

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Shiver me timbers. Mike Leach likes the idea of playing tomorrow. It turns out the Red Raiders game at No. 2 Texas is on the same day as International Pirate Day. "I think that definitely has the potential to b...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  14. How to find Mike Leach's parking spot

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Mike Leach apparently likes this pirate motif, doesn't he? The Texas Tech coach's fascination with pirates has been strong over the years. He explained his interest during an interview earlier this year on "60 M...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  15. McNeill learns daily from facing Tech's spread offense

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Texas Tech defensive coordinator Ruffin McNeill has been tangling with Mike Leach's spread offense in practice since his arrival in Lubbock with Leach's original staff before the 2000 season. McNeill says ...

    Blog | July 21, 2009
  16. Tech's wild 2006 bowl comeback ranks No. 20 on Big 12 list

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin It's never over for Texas Tech until it's over Gene Lower/WireImage Graham Harrell completed 36 of 55 passes for 445 yards and two touchdowns. No. 20 ...

    Blog | June 15, 2009