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  1. Will big plays on offense win Big 12 games?

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 knows offense, but what exactly does that mean? The last few weeks, we've tried to find out. What about the bottom line, the most important number of any team in college football? Wins. How do big plays translate in this league? Well...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  2. The All-Big 12 Bowl Team

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 had nine teams in bowl games this season, and here is the best of the best in the Big 12's postseason. Let's get to it. QB: David Ash, Texas: He edges out Clint Chelf because of his game-changing plays in the Longhorns' win against Oreg...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  3. Friday Q&A: Oklahoma QB Blake Bell

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones became the Big 12's all-time leading passer a week ago, but his understudy, Blake Bell, powered his way into the end zone on fourth down with seconds to play to force overtime in an eventual 51-48 win against rival O...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  4. TCU's mistake-filled win opens Big 12 play

    David Ubben

    TCU came to Lawrence to play its first Big 12 game. It left with a win. The Frogs can leave with that knowledge, but they also leave with a long list of mistakes that could have made Saturday's 20-6 win much more impressive. TCU won and conv...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  5. Ash has taken Horns' QB spot and run

    David Ubben

    Texas coaches made it clear heading into the season: They weren't afraid to play both David Ash and Case McCoy. So far, they haven't. In two convincing wins, Ash has been on the field for nearly every meaningful snap and it doesn't look like that'...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  6. Baylor moves games to Friday, Sunday

    David Ubben

    Baylor kicked off last season with a memorable Friday night win over TCU. We'll see the Bears play twice outside of Saturday this season. Baylor moved its season opener against SMU in Waco to Sunday. The game will be televised at 6:30 p.m. ET on F...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  7. Cotton Bowl: Three keys for Kansas State

    David Ubben

    K-State and Arkansas will get it started tonight in Cowboys Stadium at 8 p.m. ET on FOX, and here's three keys for Kansas State to grab a win. 1. Absolutely slow the big plays. K-State's been blown out once all season. Oklahoma did it with touchdo...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  8. Baylor QB RG3: 'Probable' to face UT

    David Ubben

    Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is "probable" to play next week at home against Texas, school officials said Sunday. Griffin suffered a concussion in Saturday's 66-24 win over Texas Tech after being hit as he slid near the end of the second ...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  9. Kansas State bottles up its late-game magic

    David Ubben

    We've seen this before. Once again, Kansas State makes the necessary plays late to win a game. First came the late drive against Eastern Kentucky. There was the goal-line stand against Miami. An interception and a field goal beat Baylor before a t...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  10. Nightmare season gets worse for Jayhawks

    David Ubben

    In any other circumstance, it would be an occasion to be celebrated. Kansas, which has won one Big 12 game since its Big 12 opener against Iowa State on Oct. 10, 2009, took a five-win Baylor team with a whole lot to play for into overtime. It (...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  11. Big 12 bowl projections: Week 11

    David Ubben

    Here's a glance at the bowl picture in the Big 12 with a few weeks left in the season. It'll be close at the bottom of the league, but for now, I'll give Missouri the benefit of the doubt. Texas Tech will need to play well, too, with a win needed ...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  12. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 9

    David Ubben

    Here's what I learned on a hectic Saturday in the Big 12. You do not want to play desperate teams in the Big 12. Missouri needed a win with its record at 3-4. Iowa State sat at 3-4 after four consecutive losses. Both notched huge road wins over ra...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  13. Big 12 title race stocked with surprises

    David Ubben

    Already, just four weeks into Big 12 play, we've seen tons of surprises in the conference title race. That's less than half of the new nine-game conference schedule. Oklahoma, picked by 42 of 44 media voters to win the Big 12, has already suffe...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  14. OSU defense gets it done in Austin

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State's defense has gotten a bad rap this year thanks to some deceiving final numbers. It made enough plays to get a 38-26 win in Austin, the program's second in two years after winning just two of 24 games against the Longhorns before la...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  15. Tech gets dramatic win over Nevada

    David Ubben

    A rough night in Lubbock, but the Tech faithful will take it. Seth Doege, a week after his historic play at New Mexico, hit Eric Ward for a game-winning 4-yard touchdown with 36 seconds left to give the Red Raiders a 35-34 win over the Wolf Pack. ...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  16. Another game-changing Jantz drive

    David Ubben

    Last week, Steele Jantz twice led Iowa State's offense to go-ahead, fourth-quarter touchdowns in a win against Northern Iowa. He's tied this week's game against Iowa at 24 with just over a minute left by making a handful of huge plays. The firs...

    Blog | September 10, 2011