1. Michael Brewer's Shot at Texas Tech Is Latest in Ugly Trend for Kliff Kingsbury

    Transfers aren't always a clean break. Just ask Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury , who has had a pair of ugly departures in the past two months...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 9,949 reads 29 comments

  2. Big 12 Football: Power-Ranking the Top Assistant Coaches

    Head coaches can get all the praise or blame when it comes to winning and losing. Just don't forget there are plenty of other coaches involved in game planning and player development, too...

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  3. Texas Settles with Mack Brown, and Now Both Parties Can Finally Move Forward

    Mack Brown hasn't been Texas' coach since losing 30-7 to Oregon in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, but now Brown and Texas can officially begin the process of moving on...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 8,245 reads 29 comments

  4. West Virginia Football: What New DC Tony Gibson Brings to Mountaineers

    It's not official yet, but it may as well be. On Wednesday, Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports reported what has been the worst-kept secret in West Virginia football for some time: Safeties coach Tony Gibson will be promoted to defensive coordinator...

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  5. Oklahoma State OC Mike Yurcich Can Take a Big Leap Forward in 2014

    A 10-3 record is hardly something to scoff at, but the 2013 season was a bit odd for Oklahoma State. The Cowboys lost a head-scratcher to West Virginia in late September, then ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 1,228 reads 4 comments

  6. TCU DT Jon Lewis Walking Away from Football a Tough Loss for Horned Frogs

    A returning anchor for TCU's defense is hanging up the cleats and shoulder pads. Matt Jennings of Rivals.com reported on Tuesday that senior defensive tackle Jon Lewis had left the team simply because he was done playing football...

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  7. Big 12 Recruiting Classes That Will Have the Most Immediate Contributors

    If you read Adam Kramer's breakdown on B/R of every signing day cliche, you probably heard something like this from your favorite school's head coach: “We expect many of these young men to contribute right away...

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  8. With Blake Bell at TE, Is Trevor Knight a Lock for Oklahoma Starting QB Job?

    Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight opened a ton of eyes when he threw for four touchdowns in a 45-31 upset over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 9,989 reads 31 comments

  9. Charlie Weis Naming Himself the New Kansas WR Coach Is Very Bold

    Kansas head coach Charlie Weis has a five-year plan to fix the Jayhawks. However, Year 3 may be a crucial determinant in whether there's even going to be a Year 4. A major goal for Weis this season: Fix the wide receiver unit...

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  10. Big 12 Football: Hits and Misses from Big 12 2014 Recruiting Classes

    National signing day is nearly a week old, but there's still so much to be made of how the Big 12 did on the recruiting trail. The short answer: Not as great as other conferences, like the SEC, but certainly not awful...

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  11. West Virginia Football: Potential Replacements for Keith Patterson at DC

    West Virginia lost another defensive coordinator last week when Arizona State announced that Keith Patterson would become the Sun Devils' defensive coordinator, linebackers and defensive special teams coach...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 7,050 reads 5 comments

  12. Texas Football: QB Max Wittek Would Be Solid Addition to Longhorns' Depth Chart

    There's been a lot of focus on head coach Charlie Strong's first signing class at Texas. Still, his biggest commit may not have signed yet...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 7,625 reads 14 comments

  13. Big 12 Q&A: Defensive Coordinators for WVU and Arm Wrestling with Charlie Strong

    The long, grueling offseason is in full swing. I'll do my best to make it go by quicker through the healing power of Q&A...

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  14. Texas Football: Early 2015 Recruiting Checklist for the Longhorns

    Head coach Charlie Strong's first recruiting class at Texas was all about recovery. Following a string of decommitments in early January, Strong made a late push to land much-needed defensive tackles Poona Ford and Chris Nelson ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 10,742 reads 37 comments

  15. Keith Patterson's Departure Spells Serious Trouble for Dana Holgorsen, WVU

    West Virginia's defensive coordinator has been an interim job as of late. Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen confirmed on Thursday what Allan Taylor of West Virginia MetroNews ...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 10,467 reads 22 comments

  16. Big 12 Football: Class of 2014 Recruiting All-Conference Team

    National signing day is in the rearview mirror. Chances are, every coach said they got exactly what they wanted, or that this is their best class yet...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 3,345 reads 3 comments

  17. Oklahoma Football: Transition to TE for Blake Bell Won't Be Seamless

    Blake Bell 's move from quarterback to tight end, made official by Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops on Wednesday, felt like a long time coming...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 4,462 reads 10 comments

  18. Big 12 Football Signing Day Power Rankings

    National signing day is all but officially in the books. Coaches aren't done recruiting yet, though. Rather, all the excitement and insanity of Wednesday's action was more of a snapshot of where teams stand with their 2014 recruiting classes...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 25,126 reads 40 comments

  19. Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M Have Officially Stolen State of Texas from Longhorns

    Recruiting can be all about momentum. When it comes to landing the best prospects in the state of Texas for the 2014 class, Texas A&M and head coach Kevin Sumlin have all the momentum...

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  20. 5-Star WR Ermon Lane Will Make Immediate Impact for Jameis Winston, FSU

    On national signing day, it was good to be the champ. Florida State, fresh off of a BCS National Championship victory over Auburn, received letters of intent from some of the best high school and JUCO talent in the country...

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  21. Mack Brown Did the Right Thing If He Truly Told Texas Commits to 'Look Around'

    As a special advisor to president Bill Powers, f ormer Texas coach Mack Brown is still heavily involved in the Longhorns program...

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  22. New Oklahoma Commit Courtney Garnett Would Be a Major Addition to Sooners D-Line

    One of the fun things about recruiting is that it serves as an extension of on-field rivalries. Case in point: Oklahoma defensive tackle commit Courtney Garnett. Garnett, from New Orleans, La...

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  23. Texas Football: Why Poona Ford Is the Longhorns' Must-Have 2014 Recruit

    Texas head coach Charlie Strong's first recruiting priority is to keep the 2014 class largely intact. With the exception of four major decommitments in January, he's done just that...

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  24. Big 12 Q&A: Which Mascot Would You Want on Your Side in a Fight?

    The long, grueling offseason is in full swing. I'll do my best to make it go by quicker through the healing power of Q&A...

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  25. Ex-Pitt RB Rushel Shell Has Talent, but a Lot to Prove at West Virginia

    West Virginia didn't get running back Rushel Shell the first time around in 2012. Shell, a former 5-star prospect from Aliquippa , Pa...

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