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  1. NU's Tom Osborne talks Big 12 vs. Big Ten

    David Ubben

    It's been over two years since Nebraska announced its intentions to leave the Big 12 for the Big Ten, and nearly a year since it became official. After a full school year in the Huskers' new league, athletic director Tom Osborne sat down with the ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  2. Big 12 icons weigh in on Joe Paterno

    David Ubben

    Penn State's legendary coach and college football's all-time wins leader, Joe Paterno, died on Sunday, just 73 days after being dismissed as the Nittany Lions' coach. He influenced a lot of people, including those in the Big 12. Several issued sta...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  3. Yards to Glory: Famed Flea Kicker

    David Ubben

    Last Monday, we began a week-long project looking at the most famous touchdowns from 100-plus yards down to 1 yard, and we'll be taking a look at each of the Big 12 entrants on the blog throughout the week. You can see the full project here. Mi...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  4. Talking noncon skeds, Huskers-Beebe, UT

    David Ubben

    A little late on this, but here's a look at yesterday's chat if you missed it. If your question didn't get answered, we'll have a Mailbag later on, so let's hear your thoughts for this week. And a few highlights: Kevin in Texas asked: After ...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  5. Dan Beebe details Osborne's Big 12 distaste

    David Ubben

    Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe took some time out last week to indulge the media blitz surrounding the one-year anniversary of his conference's near death and answer questions about its recent cash-fueled revival from a number of media entities. On...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  6. Lunch links: Osborne would schedule UT

    David Ubben

    Now, maybe I haven't had a wife who was kidnapped, but I have seen the Brady Bunch where Tiger runs away. We've all been through some bad stuff, Mr. Donaghy. Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne would "certainly" play Texas if the Longhorns wa...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  7. Tom Osborne weighs in on Beebe threats

    David Ubben

    Nebraska was set to clinch the Big 12 North in its season finale against Colorado in Lincoln last season, but the Big 12 didn't have a representative on-hand to give the Huskers their trophy. "They didn't think it would be safe to send somebody up...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  8. Lunch links: Gabbert talks NFL decision

    David Ubben

    Or you could just be nice and pay it forward. They don't make movies out of bad ideas. Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman has a few things to keep in mind during Oklahoma State's search for a new offensive coordinator. Nebraska's quick fix when ...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  9. Bo Pelini quashes Miami rumors

    David Ubben

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini issued a release on Friday denying he had any plans of leaving Lincoln for Miami. "The reports that I am preparing to interview at the University of Miami are false," Pelini said in a joint statement with athletic directo...

    Blog | December 10, 2010
  10. Coach Bo Pelini of Nebraska Cornhuskers says reports about Miami ...

    David Ubben

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says he has no plans to interview at Miami.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2010
  11. Bo Pelini and Miami talks persist

    David Ubben

    Nebraska coach Bo Pelini didn't have much to say on Wednesday about rumors of his talks with Miami, which the Miami Herald reported this week. The report stated that Pelini had been granted permission to speak with Miami about its coaching vacancy...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  12. Lunch links: Dan Beebe's Big 12 mistake

    David Ubben

    People aren't food. People aren't food. Your friends will run away if they're scared of being chewed. Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman has two reasons why there's no way Bob Stoops will go to Florida. Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne won't ...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  13. Bo Pelini debunks rumors of Miami move

    David Ubben

    Wednesday afternoon, a report in the Miami Herald said Nebraska coach Bo Pelini had been granted permission by the school to "pursue the job." "According to another source, Pelini has shown mixed signals, at some points expressing interest and at o...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  14. Nostalgia plentiful as old Big 12's end nears

    David Ubben

    Bob Stoops remembers it well. The Oklahoma coach grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, alongside the Pelini family, far outside the proverbial footprint of the Big Eight. It didn't matter. This time of year brought one of college football's premier rivalri...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  15. Nebraska forced to wait for North trophy

    David Ubben

    Nebraska clinched its second consecutive Big 12 North title on Friday with a decisive 45-17 win over Colorado, but there was no Big 12 North trophy to collect after the game. From the Lincoln Journal Star: "They didn't think it would be safe to...

    Blog | November 26, 2010
  16. Things not getting easier for the Huskers

    David Ubben

    Three weeks ago, the idea of Nebraska losing to Colorado was almost unthinkable. Suddenly, it's a very real possibility with a probability that only rose with the team's announcement that leading receiver Niles Paul will miss the Huskers final Big...

    Blog | November 24, 2010