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  1. Prepping the preseason top 25 players list

    David Ubben

    Before and after every season, we rank the top 25 players in the Big 12, and it's time to do it again before 2013 officially kicks off. We'll have No. 25 later today, but here's my criteria for the list. My postseason list takes into account o...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. Lunch links: Weeden, Holgorsen look back

    David Ubben

    So much news today. So little of it in the Big 12. His cousin's death serves as motivation to succeed for Iowa State defensive back Charlie Rogers. Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register has the story. The Yankees want to host a playoff game...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  3. Mailbag: Bowl mixups, ISU, APR, Belldozer

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the emails this week, everybody. Here's where you can reach me if you've got more to say. Doug in Philadelphia writes: Now the Alamo Bowl get the first pick of Big 12 teams not going to the playoffs to play a Pac-12 team? What happe...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  4. Big 12 APR scores have arrived

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State had better be careful. Look for an emphasis from Mike Gundy's staff on graduation and grades in the year to come, or it could mean a postseason ban in 2014. The NCAA recently introduced the Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores, and f...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  5. Alamo Bowl officially replaces Cotton Bowl

    David Ubben

    The Cotton Bowl will be graduating back into "Big Bowl" status when the College Football Playoff begins, and the Alamo Bowl will benefit. It's been rumored for a while, but now it's official. The Alamo Bowl will get the first pick from the Big 12...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  6. Stoops talks playoff, schedules, SEC, more

    David Ubben

    PLANO, Texas -- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops joked about the controversy he faced this offseason -- for comments about the SEC and not paying players more than a stipend -- before he sat down with me and a few reporters Wednesday night. One Sooners staf...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  7. Tough road ahead for TCU's Fields to repeat

    David Ubben

    I asked you earlier this week to weigh in on your pick for the Big 12's Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. Considering the postseason player of the year was just a freshman in 2012 and obviously returns for 2012, I figured the voting would be si...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  8. Eight-team playoff? Not so fast, my friend

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds made headlines when he championed an eight-team college football playoff Thursday at the Big 12's spring meetings, despite the four-team version still being more than a year away. "It's a baby ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  9. Poll: Big 12's offensive player of the year?

    David Ubben

    Last season, Geno Smith turned heads by being named the Big 12's preseason offensive player of the year without playing a down. He lost out on the postseason award to Heisman finalist Collin Klein, but the preseason pick wasn't far off. Smith tossed ...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  10. Texas AD: Proponent of eight-team playoff

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction. "It's a baby step. It's a good s...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  11. Texas Longhorns AD proponent of 8-team playoff

    David Ubben

    The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  12. More notes from Big 12 spring meetings

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The big topic of conversation at the Big 12's spring meetings Wednesday was doing the league's part to help piece together the College Football Playoff selection committee, but plenty more took place inside the meeting room, too. Her...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  13. Bowlsby outlines playoff committee picks

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Bob Bowlsby spent 66 nights in a hotel when he was on the committee that puts together the NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket. Now that college football is a season away from entering the playoff era, the Big 12 commissioner...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  14. Mailbag: Playoffs, Pachall, Geno, K-State

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the mail this week. Here's where you can reach me if you've got more to say. Mulley in Cleveland, OH writes: For the Playoff Committee, not that anyone would go for this, but wouldn't a Committee consisting of smaller schools (ie, A...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  15. Stoops speaking truth on playoff committee

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops turned heads with an eye-popping quote on Monday, but his most sensible quote unfortunately got overshadowed. Asked if media should serve on the selection committee for the college football playoff, Stoops was short, succ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  16. Video: Friday Four Downs

    David Ubben

    David Ubben talks NFL Draft, College Football Playoff and recruiting in this week's Friday Four Downs....

    Blog | April 26, 2013