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  1. Your official Big 12 media days preview

    David Ubben

    Media days season has arrived, with the SEC getting us started Monday. The Big 12 won't begin until next Monday, but we're opening up a preview here Monday on ESPN.com. Here's what you can expect for the Big 12. When: Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, ...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  2. The Big 12's longest-tenured coaches

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 hasn't done a great job when it comes to membership longevity, but the guys on the sidelines in a headset? Few leagues have been better when it comes to the game's longest-tenured coaches. The two coaches who have been in the league the...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  3. Let's get started

    David Ubben

    No sense in hiding what that box next to my awkward mug already tells you. I'm a Big 12 transplant. I grew up watching Danny Wuerffel and Steve Spurrier terrorize Peyton Manning and the rest of the SEC. But since my migration to Big 12 country fiv...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  4. Meyer's announcement keeps Stoops at OU

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma fans can rest a little bit easier after Florida coach Urban Meyer was offered and accepted an indefinite leave of absence to reclaim his old job. It means that Bob Stoops will remain at Oklahoma for the immediate future -- and probably we...

    Blog | December 27, 2009
  5. Will Stoops be able to say 'no' to Florida?

    David Ubben

    An indicator of how strong a pull Florida still has on Bob Stoops and his family could be seen earlier this week. The Stoops family packed up for their condominium to spend Christmas at Crescent Beach, Fla., not too far away from the beach house o...

    Blog | December 26, 2009
  6. Record-breaking nine bowl teams predicted for Big 12

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin It's been a long time between bowl trips for Baylor. The Bears' last bowl trip came in 1994 when they were defeated by Washington State in the Alamo Bowl. Current Baylor starting quarterback Robert Griffin...

    Blog | August 11, 2009
  7. CU-South Carolina meet in No. 7 battle in Big 12-SEC series

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Colorado (Big 12 No. 7) vs. South Carolina (SEC No. 7) Colorado's record against the SEC: 0-2 South Carolina's record against the Big 12: 0-1 Previous series: Never met. Distance between them (according ...

    Blog | July 02, 2009
  8. Fantasy matchups for each Big 12 team

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin After watching way too many uncompetitive September matchups in recent seasons, I started thinking of some fantasy matchups I'd love to see for each Big 12 team. Here are my dream games for each sc...

    Blog | June 11, 2009
  9. Elliott's poignant story tells of twice overcoming serious illnes...

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Getting a head-coaching job is sometimes as much about timing as coaching skills or any other factor. An intriguing story by Randy Peterson in Sunday's Des Moines Register reminded me of that when it mentioned...

    Blog | May 11, 2009
  10. Stoops' philosophy stems from storied mentors

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Before becoming a head coach in 1999, Bob Stoops worked under a varied group of coaches. Each helped shape his career. While working at Iowa after playing for the Hawkeyes, Stoops worked on a ...

    Blog | January 07, 2009
  11. Texas Tech bowl tidbits

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Here's a look at some of factoids from Texas Tech's previous bowl history. Bowl record: 10-20-1. Current bowl streak: Won 2. Most memorable bowl victory: The Red Raiders charged back from a 38-7 deficit midway through...

    Blog | January 02, 2009
  12. Tim's mailbag: The Big 12's representation on the BCS polls

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Ed Quigley writes: I did a quick search of the Big 12 tiebreakers should Texas Tech beat Texas and OU beat TT (and they all win the rest of the games). Now, I realize this is a big supposition but it appears from my...

    Blog | October 28, 2008
  13. Mangino, Leach renew old relationship

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin Saturday's matchup between Kansas and Texas Tech will be more than merely a challenge between the current North Division leader and a team sharing the Big 12 South lead. It will also be an intriguing game be...

    Blog | October 22, 2008
  14. Big 12 well-represented on coaches' all-star team

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin The Bleacher Report has an interesting article this morning, detailing an all-star football team based on the playing exploits of current Division I-A coaches. Some of the selections were rather easy. It's kind of har...

    Blog | August 19, 2008
  15. Big 12 links: Stoops secure in OU's rich football history

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin I was struck looking at some pictures on the Oklahoman's web site of Bob Stoops and how he has changed as he begins his 10th season coaching the Sooners. I recalled interviewing Stoops soon after he took over the Soon...

    Blog | August 18, 2008
  16. Dream Big 12 non-conference matchups

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin While developing a list of the top 12 non-conference matchups Thursday, I began thinking about ideal matchups for different schools across the conference. If I were king of college football and could mandate oppo...

    Blog | July 25, 2008