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  1. Sleeper picks across the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Colleague Travis Haney examined overlooked teams, players and trends across the Big 12 , identifying sleepers all over the place. His "sleeper" Big 12 title pick: Kansas State. Haney likes Kansas State's ability to not beat itself and the favorabl...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  2. Can TCU win its first Big 12 title in 2013?

    David Ubben

    Colleague KC Joyner took a look at five teams who could be sleepers to win conference titles in 2013, and from the Big 12, he's looking squarely at the new guys in Fort Worth. You'll need Insider to see the full post, but Joyner loves nine starte...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  3. Is TCU a Big 12 BCS sleeper?

    David Ubben

    Colleague Travis Haney pegged his four teams who are quietly mounting possible BCS runs , and in the Big 12, he's got one candidate. It's the new guys: TCU. The Frogs are 3-0 with victory over Virginia and Kansas, and Haney loves what the Horne...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  4. Kansas State a BCS title sleeper?

    David Ubben

    The stock on Kansas State seems to be slipping. The secret's out, and the close wins in 2011 -- eight of them, to be exact -- are under the microscope. A top-10 team? Cue the laughs. A Big 12 title contender? Newcomer West Virginia is earning more...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  5. Lunch links: Last-minute draft sleepers

    David Ubben

    Straight down the middle, no hook, no spin, no fuss. Anything more and this becomes figure skating. Scary incident in Lubbock on Wednesday. A Texas Tech football player was hit by a bus. His roommate tweeted a photo of the damage. The next step...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  6. Texas A&M a sleeper for the BCS?

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M already has two losses, but the Aggies are lurking outside the top 20. Despite Oklahoma State and Oklahoma being undefeated, not to mention Kansas State, is Texas A&M a sleeper to sneak into the BCS? Brian Fremeau of Football ...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  7. Talking best O, QBs, backs, and sleepers

    David Ubben

    Miss our weekly chat? Here's a look back and a few highlights. Didn't get your question answered? Stuff it in my mailbag and I'll get around to it later. Barry Switzer in Oklahoma asked: Pre-Season rankings are kind of cool but I never really p...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  8. Mailbag: Only football questions allowed

    David Ubben

    Clay in St. Louis asks: Why all the hype for Texas A&M but little to no buzz about Missouri as a potential Big 12 sleeper? Aren't the roster situations similar, all the way from the returning talent at QB to the areas in need for improvement ...

    Blog | June 18, 2010
  9. Afternoon links: Kendall Hunter...draft sleeper?

    David Ubben

    Nebraska's Zac Lee, D.J. Jones and Anthony West all graduated on Saturday. While Chase Daniel now has a Super Bowl ring, his former backup at Missouri, Chase Patton, is in dental school, writes Daniel Paulling in the Kansas City Star. The Oklahom...

    Blog | May 10, 2010
  10. Kansas recruiting needs

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin No team has capitalized more on hidden recruiting gems than Kansas, which has utilized that development of sleepers to notch back-to-back bowl appearances for the first time in school history. The Jayhawks are a f...

    Blog | January 21, 2009