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  1. Did big plays equal points in 2012?

    David Ubben

    We've examined big plays across the Big 12 in a variety of ways lately, but today, we'll look at how that translated on the scoreboard. Red zone efficiency on offense and defense is huge in the Big 12, but if you string together oodles of big play...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  2. Pregame: Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

    David Ubben

    Minnesota (6-6, 2-6 Big Ten) vs. Texas Tech (7-5, 4-5 Big 12) WHO TO WATCH: Texas Tech receivers Eric Ward and Darrin Moore. They are big targets in the red zone and caught 24 of quarterback Seth Doege's 38 touchdowns this season. Only two other t...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  3. Best/worst-case scenarios: Big 12 bowls

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 doesn't start bowl play for another two weeks, but here are the league's best- and worst-case scenarios once it does. BAYLOR Best case: The Bears outgun the Bruins and slow down the zone read game just like they did to Kansas State l...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  4. Friday Q&A: Oklahoma QB Blake Bell

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones became the Big 12's all-time leading passer a week ago, but his understudy, Blake Bell, powered his way into the end zone on fourth down with seconds to play to force overtime in an eventual 51-48 win against rival O...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  5. What to watch for in the Big 12: Week 9

    David Ubben

    Here's what I've got my eye on this week across the Big 12: 1. How much fight do the Irish have in the red zone? This is the best matchup of the season. Oklahoma's been stopped in the red zone one time all season, its offense mostly highlighted by...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  6. Not much sun for Stillwater's Big 12 opener

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- It's a whole new era in Stillwater, and in advance of the biggest game of the season to date, Boone Pickens Stadium is showing it. The biggest new addition to the stadium? A big, bright orange banner in the east end zone comme...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  7. TCU bounces back, defense keys win

    David Ubben

    Red-zone mistakes were the story of TCU's all-too-close win at Kansas in its Big 12 opener a week ago. Quarterback Casey Pachall made another one this week -- his first interception of the season came at the Virginia 3-yard line -- but the Frogs' ...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  8. Patterson: Frogs' red zone flubs no big deal

    David Ubben

    You won't find Gary Patterson with his head in his hands at any point this week, up late trying to find a cure for the Frogs' red zone woes. Last week, the Frogs trekked into Kansas' red zone seven times and left with points just three times. Ther...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  9. Bears will be just fine with Nick Florence

    David Ubben

    WACO, Texas -- Where had we seen this before? A Baylor receiver celebrating a long touchdown catch in the end zone while his quarterback sprinted toward him? Exactly one year earlier, Robert Griffin III kicked off his Heisman-winning season wit...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  10. Cotton Bowl faces continuing BCS question

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Let's not pretend here. Face the facts. It doesn't have the three-letter stamp of approval or the $17 million payout. It doesn't have the shiny logo in the end zone. It has everything else -- at least, everything else that coun...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  11. Video: Fiesta Bowl Saturday wrap

    David Ubben

    Kevin Gemmell and David Ubben discuss red zone efficiency and Oklahoma State's running backs heading into the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl....

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  12. Lunch links: Plus-one model gains support

    David Ubben

    I watched the throne and I tried my best, but ultimately, I let Kanye get in his zone. Sorry, everybody. All of a sudden, the Big 12 supports moving to a plus-one model, according to a straw poll of athletic directors, reports Andy Staples of SI....

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  13. Pregame fireworks narrowly avoided

    David Ubben

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- Oklahoma preceded Oklahoma State on the field Saturday, but a whole bunch of Sooners, after taking some time for personal prayer in the end zone, waited along the human tunnel to welcome Oklahoma State's players through the smoke...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  14. KSU caps amazing season in fitting fashion

    David Ubben

    How else would they get their 10th win? Kansas State's been all about on-field drama this season, and in the season finale, provided even more. John Hubert stiffarmed a defender into the turf and stumbled into the end zone for a 26-yard score t...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  15. Longhorns' offensive woes continue

    David Ubben

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas has scored just one touchdown in its past two games, and those offensive struggles have continued against an experienced, speedy and athletic Texas A&M defense. Texas didn't reach the end zone in a loss to Misso...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  16. Texas Tech offense playing out of character

    David Ubben

    Entering today's game, Texas Tech had scored a touchdown on 78.1 percent (32-of-41) of its red zone trips in 2011, the best mark in the Big 12 this season. That percentage is taking a hit. Tech has reached the red zone on two of three drives alrea...

    Blog | November 05, 2011