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  1. OSU's three ESPN 300 signees are official

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State nabbed three prospects in the ESPN 300, and all three have officially signed their letters of intent. The Cowboys have a pair of receivers in the fold in Ra'Shaad Samples, the nation's No. 166 player, and Marcell Ateman, the nation'...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  2. Fans' take: The best Big 12 moment of 2012

    David Ubben

    I dropped my most memorable Big 12 moments of 2012 on the blog earlier this week, but what about you? Here's the top five, but let's hear your vote: Baylor's Big Upset/Finish The Bears knocked off the nation's No. 1 team--Kansas State--at home ...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  3. Oklahoma State the 'unluckiest' Big 12 team?

    David Ubben

    Football Outsiders' Brian Fremeau ran down his luckiest and unluckiest teams in college football this season, and though no Big 12 teams cracked his list of the luckiest teams, Oklahoma State was No. 2 on his list of the nation's unluckiest teams. ...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  4. Which Big 12 offense will be the best?

    David Ubben

    The best offense in the Big 12 is a badge of honor. Chances are, if you're the best in the Big 12, you've got a case as the best in the nation. Anybody want to dispute Oklahoma State or Baylor as the nation's best offense last year? I don't want to h...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  5. Gauging what DGB means to Mizzou

    David Ubben

    Dorial Green-Beckham, the nation's top receiver (and arguably its top talent), chose Mizzou. It's a simple statement, but one that's odd to say considering college football's history and the national power-driven state of college football recruiti...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  6. Cowboys' lone ESPNU 150 signee is official

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State has avoided any major surprises on Wednesday, but got welcome news when its top recruit, Dominic Ramacher, faxed in his letter of intent just before 9 a.m. local time, the school announced. Ramacher is the nation's No. 3 tight end a...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  7. ISU offense moving on minus coordinator

    David Ubben

    Paul Rhoads can't blame his offensive coordinator for booking his ticket out of Ames. Iowa State offensive coordinator Tom Herman was quietly one of the nation's most underrated offensive minds, but unfortunately for the Cyclones, Urban Meyer was ...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  8. Oklahoma State run would defy history

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State is 9-0 and three wins away from a national title appearance. Can they go all the way? The Cowboys have one of the nation's top offense, but if they do, they'll be the second team in two years to buck a whole lot of history. ESPN Ins...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  9. Lunch links: What didn't work for Gilbert?

    David Ubben

    If this nation wants to impress its future Chinese overlords, it needs to get its priorities straight. Seeing the product of their work is a lot of fun for Oklahoma State's offensive linemen, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman. Kevin Durant m...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  10. Celebrating Halloween across the Big 12

    David Ubben

    Don't get too spooked. It's just Halloween. Time for a little black-and-orange on the blog. Scary movie -- Worst loss of the season: Oklahoma State 70, Kansas 28. Kansas' historically bad offense met one of the best offenses in the nation. The res...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  11. Big 12 notebook

    David Ubben

    Iowa State: Iowa State had one of the nation's toughest schedules in 2010, and that won't change in 2011 with 11 of the Cyclones' 12 games coming against BCS teams. That included nonconference games against in-state rival Iowa and reigning Big East c...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  12. Oklahoma State offseason has familiar feel

    David Ubben

    Mike Gundy has been through this before. After a 9-4 season in 2008, Oklahoma State brought back quarterback Zac Robinson and receiver Dez Bryant, one of the nation's best. The team also had an All-America running back coming off a 1,500-yard seas...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  13. Big 12's best campus coaching combos

    David Ubben

    Colleague Bruce Feldman took on the task of ranking the nation's best coaching duos in football and basketball. Michigan State comes in at No. 1 on his list, but two Big 12 teams made the top 10. On this, the holiest of all hoops days, we let the ...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  14. Oklahoma state Senate honors Cowboys

    David Ubben

    The Oklahoma state Senate honored Oklahoma State's national award winners on Tuesday. Coach Mike Gundy won a pair of national coaching awards, Justin Blackmon was the Biletnikoff Award winner as the nation's best receiver and Dan Bailey won the Lo...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  15. Huskers land big late signee

    David Ubben

    Defensive tackle Todd Peat Jr., a native of Tempe, Ariz., spurned hometown Arizona State and fellow Pac-10 school Oregon State to sign with Nebraska. Peat ranks as the nation's No. 24 defensive tackle, weighs in at 295 pounds and stands 6-foot-3. ...

    Blog | February 02, 2011
  16. OSU's Blackmon a unanimous All-American

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon, the 2010 winner of the Biletnikoff Award as the nation's top receiver, has been named a unanimous All-American. To earn the distinction, players must be named to the first-team of all five recognized All-Am...

    Blog | December 15, 2010