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  1. Lunch links: WVU defense's emphasis

    David Ubben

    This is amazing. Kliff Kingsbury isn't buying any of this talk about limiting high-speed offenses. Some hilarious quotes here from Kingsbury with the Associated Press' Ralph D. Russo. He also sat down with West Virginia is bringing in a...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  2. Texas a top-five preseason team?

    David Ubben

    I've written a bit this offseason about the Big 12's downer of a preseason that is likely to be the first in league history without a top-10 team in the Associated Press preseason poll. Phil Steele's magazine hits newsstands next week, but he took...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  3. Kansas picks up a major transfer at WR

    David Ubben

    Kansas' coaches know they need as much help as possible to fix an ailing passing game, and the Jayhawks are hoping they got a big, immediate boost Wednesday. From the Associated Press: Wide receiver Nick Harwell is transferring to Kansas after sp...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  4. Lunch links: Change to WVU game days

    David Ubben

    This is infuriating. The lifeblood of the Big 12 Blog lunch links is in danger. Save it! The Associated Press took note of Oklahoma OL Lane Johnson's move up draft boards, and the Sooners grabbed a big commitment at RB on the recruiting trail. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  5. Tavon Austin collects top return man award

    David Ubben

    West Virginia return man/receiver Tavon Austin has been named the Johnny Rodgers Award winner as the nation's top return specialist. From The Associated Press: Rodgers announced Austin as the winner on Monday. The award is named for the 1972 Heis...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  6. Mike Leach's lawsuit vs. Tech dismissed

    David Ubben

    It's been a saga of more than three years, but Mike Leach's lawsuit against Texas Tech looks to be nearly over. The final count in his wrongful termination suit against the university was dismissed by a judge on Tuesday. From the Associated Press:...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  7. Big 12 Championship ready to return?

    David Ubben

    Bob Bowlsby was in Stillwater on Wednesday for Oklahoma State's game against Iowa State, but turned a whole lot of heads when he told the Associated Press of the Big 12's plans to continue to move toward re-instituting the Big 12 Championship game. T...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  8. Nine from Big 12 are AP All-Americans

    David Ubben

    The Associated Press named its All-American teams earlier today. There are a handful of Big 12 talents on the list. Here they are: FIRST TEAM RECEIVER Terrance Williams, Baylor ALL-PURPOSE Tavon Austin, KR/PR/WR/RB, West Virginia ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  9. Media gives Klein, Fields Big 12 awards

    David Ubben

    The awards and All-Big 12 teams we wrote about today are voted on by the coaches. A panel of 11 media members also voted, however, and the Associated Press awarded TCU's Devonte Fields the Big 12's Defensive Player of the Year, while also crowning...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  10. Bill Snyder: AP Big 12 Coach of the Year

    David Ubben

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is the Associated Press' Big 12 Coach of the Year, winning a unanimous vote of 18 writers who regularly cover the conference. It's the second consecutive such award for Snyder, who joins Oklahoma's Bob Stoops as the ...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  11. Lots of questions, few answers on Klein injury

    David Ubben

    Collin Klein was hurt on Saturday night and didn't play for much of the second half after trainers took his helmet. This much, we know. There are plenty more questions, but few answers. From The Associated Press: Even his teammates weren't sur...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  12. Big 12 poll update: Week 4

    David Ubben

    Here's how the polls slotted the Big 12 teams after three weeks of football. Once again, remember: The Associated Press poll is not factored into the BCS formula, but the USA Today poll is. Associated Press (media) 6. Oklahoma 8. West Vi...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  13. Dissecting the preseason media poll

    David Ubben

    The Associated Press preseason poll was released on Saturday, and that means a little detective work needs to be done. Up until the final poll, the coaches' ballots are private. The media ballots, however, are public all season long. You can see t...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  14. Oklahoma DE Lewis officially NFL-bound

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma defensive end Ronnell Lewis officially announced his intentions to skip his senior season and declare for the NFL draft on Thursday. The 6-foot-2, 244-pound Lewis was a second-team All-Big 12 selection by The Associated Press and is rated...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  15. Tech coordinator revolving door spins again

    David Ubben

    Rumors persisted after Texas Tech finished its 5-7 season, and the school made it official today: Chad Glasgow will no longer be the Red Raiders' defensive coordinator. From the Associated Press: Football spokesman Blayne Beal said Thursday than ...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  16. RG3 runs away with AP Player of the Year

    David Ubben

    He already has his Heisman. Chalk up another award for RG3. Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III has been named the Associated Press' Player of the Year by a wide margin. He earned 43 votes, easily outpacing Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck (7...

    Blog | December 21, 2011