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  1. Lunch links: WVU talks 2013 and beyond

    David Ubben

    Adorable. Matt Hayes of Sporting News says the four worst nonconference schedules in college football are in the Big 12. Would Rushel Shell be a good fit at West Virginia? John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review asked senior defensive end ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Lunch links: Big 12 expansion candidates

    David Ubben

    I want to play Golden Tee with Andy Dwyer for 10 hours. The Big 12 should add Florida State, Clemson, Pittsburgh and Virginia, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. New York Jets coach Rex Ryan in Lubbock for Texas Tech's official...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. Lunch links: Saluting a pair of legends

    David Ubben

    Best Halloween costume you've seen today? Bryce Miller of the Des Moines Register pens an ode to a man who will go down as one of the greatest Cyclones ever: Linebacker Jake Knott. John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review looks deeper into ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  5. Lunch links: What makes a Big 12 defense?

    David Ubben

    Big 12 fans? Thoughts? The focus for West Virginia's defense is, above all else, being a good scoring defense, writes John Harris of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Texas Tech linebacker Daniel Cobb was dismissed after he was arrested and charge...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  6. Lunch links: TCU, WVU Big 12 celebrations

    David Ubben

    "Were you in the army?" "Oh, no. Better. Civil War reenacter." The Big 12 logo is on West Virginia's field, and the Mountaineers and Frogs will be hosting Big 12 entrance parties this weekend. Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ret...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  7. Luck details WVU Big East exit, Big 12 move

    David Ubben

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Texas A&M looked likely to leave the Big 12 in late August. Rumors and speculation reigned on the topic of who could replace the Aggies. At least one report placed Pittsburgh on the supposed "Big 12 short list." West Vi...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  8. Denver Broncos may hear from Texas A&M

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M is considering sending a cease and desist letter to the Denver Broncos for infringing on the school's "12th Man" trademark. The school owns the trademark. Before Denver's wild-card playoff win over Pittsburgh on Sunday, a man parachu...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  9. Baylor's Trahan: From reserve QB to top LB

    David Ubben

    Phil Bennett was still coaching for Pittsburgh, but he glanced at a TV at an airport while he was on the road. There was Baylor and Texas A&M, with the Bears attempting a field goal on the final play of the first half. The Aggies blocked it, a...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  10. Baylor serious about stocking up on DBs

    David Ubben

    Baylor added former Pittsburgh defensive coordinator Phil Bennett after the 2010 season. Bennett brought with him a handful of his coaches, shaking up the Bears' coaching staff. Now, the Bears are adding one of his former players at Pitt. Ko...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  11. Big 12 players in the Super Bowl

    David Ubben

    Green Bay and Pittsburgh on Sunday punched their tickets to the Super Bowl, taking place in two week in Big 12 country. The game will be at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and both teams have plenty of Big 12 talent. Here's who'll be representin...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  12. Q&A: New Baylor DC Phil Bennett, Part II

    David Ubben

    Phil Bennett spent Saturday as Pittsburgh's interim coach, where he coached the Panthers to a 27-10 win over Kentucky. He's now Baylor's new defensive coordinator, and took some time for on Tuesday at the American Football Coaches Associa...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  13. Q&A: New Baylor DC Phil Bennett, Part I

    David Ubben

    Phil Bennett spent Saturday as Pittsburgh's interim coach, where he coached the Panthers to a 27-10 win over Kentucky. He's now Baylor's new defensive coordinator, and took some time for on Tuesday at the American Football Coaches Associatio...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  14. Baylor brings in new defensive coordinator

    David Ubben

    Baylor has hired Phil Bennett as its new defensive coordinator, the school announced on Friday. Bennett currently serves as Pittsburgh's defensive coordinator, and will finish the year with the Panthers' season finale in the BBVA Compass Bowl on S...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  15. Lunch links: Familiar voice won't be heard

    David Ubben

    In the end, the greatest snowball isn't a snowball at all. It's fear. Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen said on Thursday afternoon that he hadn't heard from Pittsburgh or Texas about the schools' coaching vacancies. Matt Tait ...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  16. Lunch links: Vols contact Carl Pelini

    David Ubben

    A quick show of hands, please, from anybody who braved the lines at their nearby Denny's Restaurant for a free Grand Slam breakfast this morning. The thought occurred to me to check it out, so I drove by the nearest location after I delivered my b...

    Blog | February 09, 2010