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  1. The 10 best Big 12 players ever: No. 2

    David Ubben

    We're in the middle of counting down the top 10 players in the history of the Big 12. I'm sure you'll all agree with my selections. See more on my criteria here. Let's move on with the list: No. 2: Ricky Williams, RB, Texas (1995-98) Why ...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  2. Mailbag: New rule, stability, WVU, Tech

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the e-mails this week, folks. Next week is game week. Get excited. Enjoy your last college football-free Saturday for quite some time. Here's where you can reach me if you've got more to say. On to your emails! Velden Linn in ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  3. The Big 12's 1,000-yard rusher droughts

    David Ubben

    I saw colleague Heather Dinich's look at the longest 1,000-yard rusher droughts in the ACC earlier this week, and got curious: What about the Big 12 droughts? No big surprise, Texas Tech leads the way by a long, long time. Florida State has the...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  4. Fans agree: Vince Young is No. 1

    David Ubben

    Last week, we put Barry Sanders at the top of our list of the greatest individual seasons ever, but what about in the Big 12 era? Sanders' dominance came all the way back in 1988, eight years before the Big 12 began competition. What did fans t...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  5. Ricky Williams ran into history in 1998

    David Ubben

    For all the bad blood spilled upon Nebraska's exit from the Big 12 and farewell tour throughout the 2010 season, Texas coach Mack Brown couldn't stop citing his most memorable interaction with the Huskers. Ricky Williams walked into Memorial Stadi...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  6. Vote: Best individual Big 12 seasons ever

    David Ubben

    Earlier this week, I unveiled my list. But did I get it right? I also had a list of seasons that just missed the best ever. For now, though, let's revisit that top five. I put Vince Young's 2005 season at the top, but does it belong there? He was ...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  7. The Big 12's best individual seasons ever

    David Ubben

    This week, ESPN's "College Football Live" is breaking down the top 50 individual seasons of the past 50 years of college football. We couldn't leave that alone here on the conference blogs, so we're naming the league's top five individual seasons. ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  8. Bergeron: Forgotten force for the Horns

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- These days, there's lots of hype setting up in Texas' backfield. Malcolm Brown arrived in Austin a year ago as the nation's No. 2 running back. At 215 pounds, he brought hope the days of power running were back in burnt orange. ...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  9. Lunch links: Texas sticking with QB shuffle

    David Ubben

    I'm thinkin' of something orange. Something orange. Give up? It's an orange. The BCS will eventually move to something resembling a playoff because it has to, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. He also checks in from Texas' camp,...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  10. Setting the stage for the Cotton Bowl

    David Ubben

    Monday night's Fiesta Bowl was fun, but it's time to move on. We'll have more coverage of the Cotton Bowl as the week progresses, and I'll be there, but here's a few fun facts via ESPN Stats & Information to get you started. No. 6 Arkansas ...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  11. Griffin defies odds, redefines Heisman

    David Ubben

    A Heisman winner? At Baylor? Uh, no. After losing his third game in four outings, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III didn't look likely to buck the trend. "Yeah, he's a great player. Probably the best in the Big 12. But he can't win the H...

    Blog | December 10, 2011
  12. Big 12 by the numbers: Week 12

    David Ubben

    Time for the story of Week 12 in the Big 12, as told by calculators. 1: Number of active Big 12 players with more than 1,000 yards rushing after Henry Josey seriously injured his knee. 1,006: Rushing yards by K-State quarterback Collin Klein. ...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  13. Five predictions for the Big 12 in 2011

    David Ubben

    We'll cap our Big 12 preview today with five predictions for the year. 1. The Big 12 will have two teams in BCS bowls. The Big 12 did it in 2007 and 2008, but hadn't done it since the 2004 season before that. This year, the Big 12 is in perfect po...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  14. More Longhorn Network shows unveiled

    David Ubben

    The Longhorn Network is just over three weeks away from its launch, but the channel has slowly unveiled its programming as the launch date has crept closer. Now, the latest batch has been announced. Here's a look, courtesy of the Austin American-S...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  15. Yards to Glory: Stylin' Ricky Williams

    David Ubben

    On Monday, we began a week-long project looking at the most-famous touchdowns from 100-plus yards down to 1 yard, and we'll be taking a look at each of the Big 12 entrants on the blog throughout the week. You can see the full project here. A Te...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  16. Lunch links: Is A&M for real?

    David Ubben

    Does Miguel Angel Jimenez do anything but finish in the top 5 of majors? El Reno police confirmed what Austin Box's parents believed after his death: He didn't have a prescription for any of the drugs in his system. Here's the deal: We're in Te...

    Blog | July 14, 2011