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  1. Tavon Austin collects top return man award

    David Ubben

    West Virginia return man/receiver Tavon Austin has been named the Johnny Rodgers Award winner as the nation's top return specialist. From The Associated Press: Rodgers announced Austin as the winner on Monday. The award is named for the 1972 Heis...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  2. A closer look: Valero Alamo Bowl

    David Ubben

    As the bowl season approaches, we're going to be looking a little closer at each game. We'll go down the Big 12 bowl schedule in chronological order. VALERO ALAMO BOWL Texas (8-4) vs. Oregon State (9-3) Where: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  3. Yards to Glory: Welker makes history

    David Ubben

    Monday we began a week-long project looking at the most famous touchdowns from 100+ yards down to one 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. The title ...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  4. Yards to Glory: Sooners outrun by Huskers

    David Ubben

    Monday we began a week-long project looking at the most famous touchdowns from 100+ yards down to one 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. Nebraska a...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  5. Why Lache Seastrunk left the Big 12 behind

    David Ubben

    At an earlier stage of my life, I spent almost two years living in Temple, Texas. It's a nice town. Back then, it had a good mall and a great location. I was never more than an hour away from either Austin or Waco if I really wanted to do somethin...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  6. McDonald dumps Illini for Missouri offer

    David Ubben

    The holidays might be fast approaching, but recruiting time never really stops for college coaches. Some Big 12 coaches got some presents under their trees recently and others got lumps of coal in their stockings. Tom Luginbill, the esteemed na...

    Blog | December 23, 2009
  7. Could Heisman slump be coming for Big 12?

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 has carved an enviable niche in Heisman Trophy balloting in its short history. With Colt McCoy's third-place finish and Ndamukong Suh's fourth-place finish last week, the Big 12 has had a top-five finisher in 11 of its 14 seasons of exi...

    Blog | December 18, 2009
  8. Whatever happened to the Big 12's Heisman winners?

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Back in my former life at the newspaper in San Antonio, there was a wildly popular weekly column we used to run every Sunday called "Where Are They Now." A veteran staffer with loads of institutional kno...

    Blog | August 12, 2009
  9. Eight Big 12 players on Walter Camp Award watch list

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Big 12 players dominated the Water Camp Player of the Year watch list announced Friday with eight players, including 2008 winner Colt McCoy of Texas. The Big 12's number was double of any other conference. The...

    Blog | August 07, 2009
  10. Davison's game-saving catch ranks as Big 12's No. 4 memory

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Davison's dramatic grab keeps Nebraska's winning streak alive Date: Nov. 8, 1997 Place: Faurot Field, Columbia, Mo. Score: Nebraska 45, Missouri 38 (OT) Nebraska needed a huge break to keep its 1997 nat...

    Blog | July 07, 2009
  11. Sanders ranks among best living Heisman winners

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin With the recent passing of Felix "Doc" Blanchard, the folks at FanHouse.com posed an interesting question when they considered who the greatest living Heisman winners are. Not surprisingly, the Big 12 wa...

    Blog | April 29, 2009
  12. Big 12 could be headed for landmark draft

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin It's fitting and somewhat understandable that the NFL draft will have a distinctly Big 12 tinge Saturday as the early part of the first round plays out. Keep an eye for Big 12 players to be very conspicuous...

    Blog | April 24, 2009
  13. Nebraska's Mount Rushmore

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Picking my four selections for the Nebraska Mount Rushmore of football was excruciatingly difficult. But after bouncing ideas around for several days, I realized I'm going to have to leave at least one H...

    Blog | February 12, 2009
  14. Nebraska bowl tidbits

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Here's a look back at Nebraska's illustrious bowl history. Today's Konica Minolta Gator Bowl will be the Cornhuskers 45th bowl game, which ranks fifth among all schools in bowl appearances. Bowl rec...

    Blog | January 01, 2009
  15. Emptying out the notebook on a Friday

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Here are a few tidbits, notes and quotes from around the conference that I've collected over the past week. Enjoy them. WHO'S HOT AND NOT Sizzling: Oklahoma running back Chris Brown, who is averaging 108.6 yards per...

    Blog | November 07, 2008
  16. Kansas looking to break a 40-year streak at Nebraska

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin There's negative history. And then there's really, really negative history. Like the last seven Kansas coaches before him, Mark Mangino will be attempting to halt a long-standing streak Saturday when his Jayhawks visi...

    Blog | November 06, 2008