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Conference Realignment Rumors

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by Rocketman95, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    (so aggy doesn't get any more feelings hurt)

    madmax, bring it with your sources. :)
     
  2. Mr. Clutch

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    Why are UT fans so butthurt about this?
     
  3. Rocketman95

    Rocketman95 Hangout Boy

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    about what? if this is about a&m to the sec, keep it in the other thread please. :)
     
  4. Ziggy

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    Hahaha
     
  5. Mr. Clutch

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    I meant Aggies. Why are they butthurt?
     
  6. MadMax

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    JIM CRANE JUST BOUGHT THE AGGIES AND IS MOVING THEM TO THE AMERICAN LEAGUE!!! :eek:
     
  7. Rocketman95

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    i have doubts about your source.
     
  8. Mr. Clutch

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    The Cubs are gonna be butthurt.
     
  9. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost clean your room bucko

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    My butt hurts.

    I should probably lay off the Sriracha.
     
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    Nobody has posted in the GARM in hours. HOURS. :eek:
     
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    Groogrux, the southwest texas state bobcat is officially obsessed with Texas A&M.
     
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  13. Rocketman95

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    i blame it on the epidemic of fran fever that has engulfed san marcos.
     
  14. Brando2101

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    News that BYU wants in the Big 12. The Big 12 feels no need to expand unless they can get more money from their TV partners for adding a school. That means they would be waiting for a Florida St or Clemsen which will never happen. Only exception being if they lose another school.

    http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/11066269/big-12-ads-say-no-discussions-expansion

     
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    Second half of that article is more interesting than the first. I'm sure there are other schools who want in the Big XII that also have no chance of being in the Big XII.
     
  16. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost clean your room bucko

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    I agree.

    Would be interesting to see what that Frankenstein's monster conference would do after UL and RU bolted the next year.

    Also, Kansas, would have probably garnered some interest from the Big 10 in such a case.
     
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    If the Big 12 does not want to expand then change the name to the Big 10. Then the Big 10 can change it to the Big 14 with the addition of Maryland and Rutgers.
     
  18. Cannonball

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    BYU is afraid of the Power 5 conferences splitting off to form their own division and doesn't want to be left behind. Simple as that.
     
  19. A_3PO

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    Nah. "Big Ten" is a century-old, valuable conference brand name. They will (smartly) never give it up. Changing to the Big 14 (or whatever) and letting another conference grab the name would solve nothing and lead to confusion.

    The Little 12 should change their name to the 1+9 Conference or the Longhorn Conference.
     
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    I really think that, ultimately, the Big XII will need 12 teams. Not having a conference championship game will hurt them when it comes playoff selection time. Personally, I think Cincinnati would be a good choice. They are often good, but not great, at football and they have a solid basketball program. For the other team, they could have their pick from the Mountain West (maybe Boise).
     
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