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  1. Who will transform the bowls: Big 12

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State is angry, and deservedly so. It also spent the last week sweating, wondering if its coach was bluffing in a high-stakes poker game or if he'd really lay down a hand that read, "Thanks for everything, but I'm going to Tennessee (or Arka...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  2. Player of the Week: Big 12

    David Ubben

    Players write their legacies in big games. When the stakes are highest, who shines the brightest? No player in the Big 12 had higher stakes and more eyes on him on Saturday than Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein. Kansas State isn't Oklahoma...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  3. Video: Oklahoma-TCU pregame

    David Ubben

    David Ubben and Jake Trotter look at what's at stake for TCU and Oklahoma in their season finale on Saturday....

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  4. Plenty at stake tonight at Owen Field

    David Ubben

    NORMAN, Okla. -- After three weeks of yawn-worthy matchups against mostly no-name opponents, it's finally time for some real Big 12 games. No. 15 Kansas State and No. 6 Oklahoma will get it started tonight in a matchup of pretty contrasting styles...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  5. Big 12, SEC need to square off more

    David Ubben

    Finally, it's time. College football's two best conferences will meet on the gridiron, with bragging rights at stake. The Big 12. The SEC. Head to head. Get excited. ... Wait, what? It's Texas and Ole Miss? As in, No. 12 Texas and Ole Miss, ...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  6. Big 12 holding on to its on-field dignity

    David Ubben

    Well, this is quite the familiar spot for the Big 12. Once again, with its livelihood and self-respect at stake, the league stood up and got the job done. For now, anyway. Last year, Nebraska brought back a Big 12 title contender for its farewe...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  7. Stakes are high at Kyle Field on Saturday

    David Ubben

    When the sun rose on Stillwater, Okla., the Friday morning following last season's dramatic 38-35 Oklahoma State victory over Texas A&M, the conference spotlight had quickly shifted to the league's premier rivalry -- Oklahoma versus Texas in the ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  8. Big 12 legitimacy reliant on Aggies' choice

    David Ubben

    Well, well, well. Here we are again. A little more than a year after losing one of the Big 12's best programs and its fanbase, the stakes for the conference look much the same. Texas governor Rick Perry, a Texas A&M alum, says he understand...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  9. Lunch links: Former Horns bond

    David Ubben

    Don't forget to sign up for the Big 12 blog bracket pool. The stakes for the winner have been set. Iowa State offered up a preview of its receivers and tight ends. Texas' website has a story about the bonds between Texas and its former players,...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  10. Rising middle class lowers title stakes

    David Ubben

    When the season began, a Nebraska conference title was a worst-case scenario for the Big 12 when it came to both bragging rights and national perception. It still is. There's little quite like a team leaving the rest of the league trophy-less, ...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  11. Lone Star Showdown not short on stakes

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M knows how Texas feels. They've been there. It's been a full decade since the Longhorns ended a season without a double-digit number in its win column. Texas A&M? They haven't seen a 10-win season since 1998. Which, of course, ...

    Blog | November 23, 2010
  12. A&M-Tech rivalry has plenty at stake

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville has already seen this rivalry from one side, as a defensive coordinator for Texas A&M in 1994. He hasn't been back to College Station since, but he'll get a taste of the in-state rivalry from the other side on Sa...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  13. Momentum out of control early

    David Ubben

    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- With a high-stakes, high-energy game, we're seeing a lot of high-stakes, high-energy play. For Missouri, it's already been both good and bad. Thanks to a huge play and a couple costly mistakes, the game is tied 7-7 early in the fi...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  14. Lunch links: Big 12 QB turns 27

    David Ubben

    I like rising and firing as much as the next guy, and the same goes for doing things "AT THE BUZZER!," but that doesn't mean I'll wear a shirt to remind people of it. Kansas State has more at stake in tonight's game against Kansas, writes Kevin H...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  15. Texas Tech hosts Big 12's top QB battle

    David Ubben

    Five teams across the Big 12 opened preseason camp without knowing who would start at quarterback in their season opener. None opened camp with as much at stake or as much talent as Texas Tech -- who are hosting the conference's premier quarterbac...

    Blog | August 13, 2010
  16. What caused you the most pain?

    David Ubben

    The birthright of the poker player is the bad beat story. But plenty of bad beats come on the football field, too. Even if all that's at stake is your time or ticket money, and it can be just as painful. So, now's your time to share. What loss by ...

    Blog | August 02, 2010