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  1. Cowboys roll, but Wes Lunt's injury looms

    David Ubben

    Wes Lunt went down in a heap, and the folks in orange couldn't do much besides look (or look away), hope and pray. On the opening drive of Oklahoma State's 65-24 win over Louisiana, Lunt was brought down by a defender and immediately clutched his ...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  2. Who you got: Geno Smith or Landry Jones?

    David Ubben

    The debate is already simmering, and may reach a boil by the time the heat of August arrives. Landry Jones' career began on an enormous stage at Cowboys Stadium on the opening weekend of the 2009 season. Since then, he's grown into the Big 12's mo...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  3. Robert Griffin III wins Davey O'Brien Award

    David Ubben

    Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III got off to a nice start, winning the opening award of "The Home Depot College Football Awards" show. He beat out Case Keenum and Andrew Luck to win the Davey O'Brien Award as the nation's top quarterback. G...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  4. Landry Jones pressured, not sharp early

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- Oklahoma State didn't come after Sooners quarterback Landry Jones in a big way on the opening drive. Jones, however, did have one ugly overthrow to the sidelines and forced another pass deep to James Hanna that was nearly interce...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  5. Scary to special: 2011 for the little guys

    David Ubben

    Anyone in Ames, Iowa, can attest to it. The same with folks from Manhattan, Kan., or Waco, Texas. A normally joyous occasion -- the opening kick of the football season -- had a pall cast over it by off-the-field wranglings. Baylor in Conference...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  6. Cowboys continue to force turnovers

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State tied for 11th nationally last year with a plus-12 turnover margin. This year, the Cowboys are in a league of their own at plus-20, after forcing a fumble from a stingy Kansas State offense on the opening drive. Joseph Randle capi...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  7. Midseason review: Baylor

    David Ubben

    BAYLOR BEARS Record: 4-1 (1-1 Big 12) The Bears' season began with a bang and an upset. Alone on college football's Friday night stage during the opening weekend, Baylor won a 50-48 thriller over TCU with a pair of comebacks and set the tone fo...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  8. A&M sprints out of the gate

    David Ubben

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Did any team have a better start to its bowl game than Texas A&M? Certainly not in the Big 12. The Aggies' Coryell Judie took the opening kick 69 yards, and Texas A&M needed just five plays to go the other 31 yards b...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  9. Pinkel, Alden will ring opening bell on Friday

    David Ubben

    Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden will ring the opening bell for trading at the NASDAQ market on Friday morning. The daily honor will be aired online, or fans can view it on a financial television network at 9:15 a.m. ET....

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  10. Burkhead gives Huskers QB play a boost

    David Ubben

    Nebraska's game Saturday will begin the same way its season did: with everyone in attendance waiting to see who trots out to quarterback the offense on the opening series. Taylor Martinez broke a 46-yard run in that game on his first career carry,...

    Blog | December 02, 2010
  11. Missouri makes it look easy on first drive

    David Ubben

    Missouri doesn't seem to be having too much trouble early on against rival Kansas, which led 14-10 after the first quarter last week against Oklahoma State. The Tigers won the opening toss and marched 69 yards in 10 plays to open the scoring with ...

    Blog | November 27, 2010
  12. OU says no budding rivalry with Texas Tech

    David Ubben

    The last time Texas Tech made the trip to Norman, in 2008, there was plenty of buildup. The undefeated Red Raiders came in as the nation's No. 2 team, set to play No. 5 Oklahoma. The Sooners led 42-7 just before halftime when the opening horns of the...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  13. Halftime analysis: Mizzou 17, OU 14

    David Ubben

    COLUMBIA, Mo.--That first half was a lot of things, but entertaining is at the top of my list. Two great teams going at it here at Faurot Field, and this thing is definitely up for grabs. Turning point: The opening kickoff. The energy in the stadi...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  14. Gutsy call pays off for Longhorns

    David Ubben

    DALLAS -- Coach Mack Brown knew how badly Texas needed a score on the opening drive, and he was willing to risk turning the ball over on downs in his own territory to get it. Facing a fourth-and-3, the Longhorns direct-snapped to Ryan Roberson, wh...

    Blog | October 02, 2010
  15. Injury forcing QB shuffle for Cyclones

    David Ubben

    Austen Arnaud started Saturday's game against Northern Iowa, but after going three-and-out on the opening series, gave way to backup Jerome Tiller. Arnaud suffered a bruised shoulder against Kansas State last week, briefly bringing Tiller into the ga...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  16. Video: One Good Thing

    David Ubben

    David Ubben reveals his "One Good Thing" from the opening week of college football....

    Blog | September 06, 2010