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  1. Frogs' season opener a major opportunity

    David Ubben

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Last year, no Big 12 team faced a top-25 opponent in nonconference play for the first month of the season. When all 30 Big 12 nonconference games were finished, just six came against teams from major conferences, excluding Okl...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  2. Balancing explosive plays in the Big 12

    David Ubben

    We're wrapping our look at explosive plays in the Big 12 today by balancing what teams control explosive plays best. We've looked at explosive plays on offense and defense, but which teams come out on top when you sort out the two? Let's have a lo...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  3. A closer look at the Big 12 standings: Top 5

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 season is complete, but you can learn a little bit more about teams when you take a look beyond their 4-5 or 5-4 record in league play. We already examined the bottom five in the Big 12. Here's the top five. KANSAS STATE Overall ...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  4. The 11 best individual performances of 2011

    David Ubben

    Each offense across the Big 12 starts 11 players on Saturday and plays 12-13 games. That's a whole lot of performances. Some are better than others. These are the 11 best individual performances from the entire 2011 season. Here's our top 10 from ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  5. One big target still out there for Sooners

    David Ubben

    Signing day is over, but the first day players can sign letters of intent to play for their future schools isn't the only day. There are still a handful of unsigned prospects, and one in the top 10 is considering Oklahoma. Davonte Neal, the nat...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  6. Texas surviving without missing RBs

    David Ubben

    Fozzy Whittaker is out for the season. Joe Bergeron was declared out for Saturday's game on Friday. Malcolm Brown, a game-time decision, isn't expected to play. After going down early to Baylor, Texas' offense has fought back without its top th...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  7. A&M's Swope keeps slipping out of sight

    David Ubben

    What is it about Ryan Swope that seems to make defenses lose him? Swope seems to come up with huge plays over the top of the defense more than any A&M receiver. It happened again, with a 79-yard touchdown on a broken play to bring Texas A&a...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  8. Big 12 Awards Update: Week 10

    David Ubben

    Here's our weekly update on the major Big 12 award races. Offensive Player of the Year 1. Brandon Weeden, QB, Oklahoma State: Weeden's excellence in conference play lands him at the top of the list for the first time this season. He's completin...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  9. K-State's rise precipitated by defense

    David Ubben

    Kansas State gave up 12 plays of longer than 10 yards to Baylor. It gave up five touchdown passes, including four that were longer than 34 yards. But the Wildcats won, and bulled their way into the Top 25. Despite the struggles, they did it with d...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  10. Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 3

    David Ubben

    Time to sort out the Big 12 from top to bottom after two weeks of play. 1. Oklahoma (1-0, last week: 1): The Sooners had Saturday off after toasting Tulsa last week, but there will be plenty of talk about Oklahoma this week, when they travel to Ta...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  11. Pair of receivers will sit for Sooners

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma's spring game is set for Saturday, but two receivers Sooners fans would like to see won't be on the field. Freshman Justin McCay, the team's top recruit from 2010 and a receiver who drew attention this spring with his play, will miss the ...

    Blog | April 13, 2011
  12. Lunch links: Rough Fiesta Bowl

    David Ubben

    Things have changed. But not your hair. It's like a shag carpet. I want to sit on it and play a board game. New Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt wants to build Tech into the top program in Texas, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalan...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  13. Texas and USC agree to home-and-home

    David Ubben

    Texas continues to load its future schedule with top-tier opponents, adding a home-and-home with USC. Texas will travel to Los Angeles and play at the Coliseum in 2017. The Trojans will return to Austin for the second half of the home-and-home in ...

    Blog | August 26, 2010
  14. Top 25 special teams snubs

    David Ubben

    You may have noticed the preseason top 25 list lacked any special teams players. I don't mean to downplay their impact -- they quite obviously have plenty of influence on games' outcomes -- but players should be on the field more than a few plays per...

    Blog | July 06, 2010
  15. Big 12 has three of nation's top big-play receivers

    David Ubben

    The number crunchers at ESPN Statistics & Research are wizards when it comes to breaking down statistics. They came up with this list of the nation's top receivers with the most catches of 10 yards or more this season. Big 12 fans will see ...

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  16. We've likely seen the last of Dez Bryant in college football

    David Ubben

    Posted by's Tim Griffin Give the NCAA credit for one thing. The decision to suspend Dez Bryant for one calendar year likely means we'll never see him play for Oklahoma State again. With Bryant a likely top-10 pick in April's NFL draft...

    Blog | October 28, 2009