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  1. Dodds: Horns will play A&M 'sometime'

    David Ubben

    Last season was the first in almost a century that Texas and Texas A&M didn't play, and speaking personally, Thanksgiving weekend just didn't seem the same without the two Lone Star rivals going head to head. Texas A&M has been outspoken a...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  2. Lone Star Showdown forced to return?

    David Ubben

    Last season was the first in almost a century that rivals Texas and Texas A&M didn't meet on the football field. If you said Thanksgiving night didn't quite seem the same without it, I'd be inclined to agree. So too, would state representative...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  3. Mailbag: Expansion, Tavon for Heisman

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the emails, everybody. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Here's where you can reach me if you've got more to say. John Thomas in DeBary, Fla. writes: Hi David, Here we go again. I don't see how the Big 12 can stay at 10 teams when ...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  4. Happy Thanksgiving!

    David Ubben

    It's Turkey Day, folks. Food, family and football. Enjoy the day. We'll have some coverage on the blog tonight from Texas and TCU tussling in Austin, but until then, spend time with those you love. Take a moment and give thanks, too. I'm thankful ...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  5. Kansas State's only choice: Move on

    David Ubben

    This week could have been among the most enjoyable Thanksgivings in the history of the Little Apple. Instead, it'll be one of the most painful. Losing by 28 points to a four-win team in your 11th game of the season -- and first-ever as the BCS No....

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  6. Thanksgiving: Not same without A&M-Texas

    David Ubben

    A year ago this Thursday night, I was roaming the sidelines at Kyle Field with a belly full of turkey and a gut full of anticipation. You could feel it anywhere you went in College Station the whole day, whether fans were wearing maroon or burnt o...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  7. Texas renewing its Thanksgiving rivalry?

    David Ubben

    Texas and TCU are playing on Thanksgiving Day this year, and colleague Ivan Maisel has to wonder: Are we going to see a rivalry born out of this matchup? Texas refused to continue to play Texas A&M, it's Thanksgiving Night rival, when the Aggies...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  8. Odd mistakes plaguing OU, Iowa State early

    David Ubben

    What an odd game in Norman thus far. A chilly wind, the Thanksgiving holiday and no big-name opponent have produced thin numbers in Oklahoma's student center. But a handful of awkward mistakes have Iowa State up on Oklahoma, 6-3, midway through th...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  9. Lovely day for a Big 12 finale in Aggieland

    David Ubben

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Isn't this supposed to be Thanksgiving? This holiday is a little bit warmer in Texas. Feels a bit like ... SEC country? Surely Texas A&M and Texas are thankful for a gorgeous sendoff to their century-long rivalry. ...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  10. Happy Thanksgiving from the Big 12 blog

    David Ubben

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! Enjoy the food, family and festivities today. I'm thankful for all of you who make this blog possible. Go out and enjoy the day, but don't eat so much you can't come back later tonight. If you can't wait unt...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  11. Mack Brown's QB treatment: The right call

    David Ubben

    Mack Brown hasn't allowed one of his quarterbacks to answer a question from the media since a Thanksgiving night loss to Texas A&M. Since then, 248 days have passed without any of the four being forced to face any waiting microphones. The p...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  12. Mack Brown and protecting the Texas QBs

    David Ubben

    None of Texas' quarterbacks have spoken to the media since a Thanksgiving Night loss to Texas A&M, a group that includes 12-game starter Garrett Gilbert and his competition, Case McCoy, Connor Wood and true freshman David Ash. It's gone somewh...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  13. Lunch links: Strange Big 12 scheduling

    David Ubben

    Peja Stojakovic and Jason Terry cheated on Sunday somehow, right? Only possible explanation. Oklahoma is dealing with a strange Thanksgiving foe this year, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman. Kansas State settled with former coach Ron Princ...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  14. Fans weigh in on Big 12 schedule change

    David Ubben

    We got a lot of response to the Big 12's recent announcement regarding scheduling. Texas and Texas A&M will stay on Thanksgiving, but Texas will play an additional game against Baylor on Championship Weekend, ending the tradition of the Aggies...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  15. Lunch links: Big 12 Bieber Fever rages on

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M fans: There's still time to be heard. Send your thoughts on keeping the Lone Star Showdown on Thanksgiving, but putting Texas-Baylor on Dec. 3 to my mailbag and we'll look at the issue later. Oklahoma is focused on replaci...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  16. Big 12 moves two games to December

    David Ubben

    Texas and Texas A&M announced on Friday afternoon that they'll continue to play the Lone Star Showdown on Thanksgiving night, ending talk of a move to the now-vacated weekend usually reserved for the Big 12 championship. Texas, however, will n...

    Blog | April 08, 2011