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  1. Lunch links: Fixing West Virginia's problems

    David Ubben

    It's kind of my lucky number. It's the year Footloose came out. What was Collin Klein the recruit like? Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle looks back with the man who recruited him. Part of Darrell Royal's legacy? Recruiting black players to ...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  2. Big 12 weekend rewind: Week 11

    David Ubben

    Time to hand out some superlatives from the week that was around the Big 12: Best offensive performance: David Ash, QB, Texas. Ash took care of business against Iowa State, bouncing back after some struggles earlier in conference play. He complete...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  3. Lunch links: Good and bad w/ OSU QBs

    David Ubben

    We're a Twizzlers family. Running back Angelo Pease in a new formation is giving K-State an added option in the running game, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle. Actor Matthew McConaughey shares a few thoughts about his relationship wi...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  4. Lunch links: Tributes to Darrell Royal

    David Ubben

    Metaphor? The Austin American-Statesman compiled a collection of reactions from Darrell Royal's death this week. The Longhorns will line up in the wishbone for the first play of Saturday's game against Iowa State. Colleague Ivan Maisel wrote a ...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  5. Legendary Texas coach Darrell Royal dies

    David Ubben

    A Texas legend has died. From our news story: AUSTIN, Texas -- Darrell K Royal, the former Texas football coach known as much for his folksy, simplistic approach to life as for his creative wishbone offenses and two outright national championship...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  6. Lunch links: Sooners lineman is cancer free

    David Ubben

    Candy-induced comas today, anyone? The best news of the day: Oklahoma lineman Austin Woods' cancer is officially in remission. Oklahoma and Notre Dame might meet again ... in the Fiesta Bowl. Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman looks at what has to h...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  7. Programs without winningest coaches

    David Ubben

    We're looking at coaches this week on It's a big subject, sure. In our blog network, we'll be breaking it down each day to smaller topics. Today, a simple question: What would a program look like without the winningest coach in program h...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  8. Lunch links: Commish talks league future

    David Ubben

    This was awesome. And I don't particularly even enjoy the subject material. Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World writes about the new high-profile transfer at Kansas: Defensive end Josh Williams, who came from Nebraska. Oklahoma State's J.W....

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  9. Mack Brown talks retirement, fatigue

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Despite having the support of her administration and two years left on her contract, Texas women's basketball coach Gail Goestenkors resigned on Monday, and by Monday night, had a text waiting from Longhorns football coach Mack Brown...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  10. Lunch links: TCU opens up on scandal

    David Ubben

    It's Leap Day. Real life is for March. Entitlement too often follows success. TCU is getting to know that phenomenon now, writes Dennis Dodd of CBSSports. (Cameo from someone you may know in the photo.) Could Oklahoma State be headed for a 5-7 ...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  11. Video: Storied Traditions -- Texas

    David Ubben

    You don't step on the field at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium wearing the burnt orange without taking care of a little business first. Do it however you must, but every player and coach touches a mounted set of Horns below a sign that reads,...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  12. Time for the real fun to begin at Texas

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads rudely delayed my arrival, but I've made it inside a scorching hot Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for Texas' matchup with BYU. The Longhorns looked good in their opener, but Rice is Rice: Bett...

    Blog | September 10, 2011
  13. Yards to Glory: Turn back the clock

    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. We'll wrap...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  14. Lunch links: Landry Jones tweets

    David Ubben

    Break me off a piece of that... I am totally blanking! Break me off a piece of that... ap-ple sauce... Chry-sler car... foot-ball cream. Oklahoma linebacker Travis Lewis tells Dave Curtis of Sporting News that Oklahoma deserves to be preseason No...

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  15. No third-quarter sparks for the Longhorns

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Don't call it a comeback. Though few would, because there will be no such thing at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday night. Texas has yet to offer a serious threat to score in the half, and gave up a 37-yard s...

    Blog | November 13, 2010
  16. Good afternoon from Austin

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- I'm in my seat and ready to go for Texas-UCLA, which kicks off in a couple hours here at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Texas just arrived at the stadium, the skies have a few puffy clouds and there's a 30 percent chance of ...

    Blog | September 25, 2010