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  1. Lunch links: Tribute to a Texas Tech legend

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell is ready to shoulder the Sooners' entire offense, writes Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman. The people in Wichita still love Bell, writes The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel. The Wichita Eagle has a report from the event, too. ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  2. Big shoes to fill: Oklahoma State Cowboys

    David Ubben

    We're moving on with a new series today looking at the players across the Big 12 who have to replace program legends. We might as well call this the Nick Florence Memorial team, but let's talk Texas Longhorns. Big shoes to fill: Oklahoma State's d...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  3. Big shoes to fill: Texas Longhorns

    David Ubben

    We're moving on with a new series today looking at the players across the Big 12 who have to replace program legends. We might as well call this the Nick Florence Memorial team, but let's talk Texas Longhorns. Big shoes to fill: Texas' defensive e...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  4. Big shoes to fill: Texas Tech Red Raiders

    David Ubben

    We'll kick off a new series today looking at the players across the Big 12 who have to replace program legends. We might as well call this the Nick Florence Memorial team, but we'll move on with Texas Tech. Big shoes to fill: TBD at safety Quar...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  5. Sooners fall victim to too much Manziel

    David Ubben

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Oklahoma's defense had heard the legends about Johnny Football. They'd seen the highlight reels and trophy acceptance speeches. Until Friday, though, they had never stepped on the same field with the first freshman to win a Hei...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  6. Q&A: Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury

    David Ubben

    It's been a little more than a week since Texas Tech brought in program legend Kliff Kingsbury to run its program. This week, he sat down with ESPN.com to talk about a variety of topics. ESPN.com: Can you take me through the first few days on the ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  7. Texas Tech makes Kingsbury its new coach

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech is bringing one of its legends back to campus. Former quarterback turned coach Kliff Kingsbury has been hired as the Red Raiders new coach, athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced in a video released on Twitter Wednesday evening. He'll...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Who will transform tomorrow: Week 7

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma and Texas players can do a lot during their careers, but ultimately, many write their legends on the field at the Cotton Bowl on a Saturday in October at the State Fair of Texas. Adrian Peterson made his mark back in 2004 when, as a fresh...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  10. Entering the Hall: Gabe Rivera

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech legend Gabe Rivera earned the nickname "Senor Sack" throughout his four-year career in Lubbock from 1979-82. Now, he can add "College Football Hall of Famer" to his resume. Rivera was one of 14 players and three coaches to be inducted i...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  11. Blake Griffin set to be GameDay picker

    David Ubben

    The Red River Rivalry will host ESPN's College GameDay on Saturday morning with No. 3 Oklahoma and No. 11 Texas kicking off in the Cotton Bowl right after the show's conclusion at noon ET. Oklahoma hoops legend Blake Griffin will join the desk as ...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  12. Sherman bowing to A&M's history

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman knows all about his school's legend of the 12th man. Perhaps owing to tradition, Sherman arranged to have four students -- a freshman, sophomore, junior and s...

    Blog | October 03, 2009
  13. Legend of 'Sticks' Sheffield growing at Texas Tech

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin We did a series on backup quarterbacks across the nation Friday. Little did I know we would be filing an addendum to that so quickly. Texas Tech starting quarterback Taylor Potts apparently was dinged late in...

    Blog | October 03, 2009