Pac-10 might ask Texas and five other Big 12 schools to join

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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  2. rmartin65

    rmartin65 I'm Score

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    Whoa, that would shake things up. That is a big conference though, I want to know how the divisions shape up (if it happens).
     
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    Don't see it happening.
     
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    This is a preemptive move by the PAC-10 if the Big 10 does expand taking in several Big 12 teams with it.

    Honestly I think the idea of 2-3 behemoth conferences bores the hell out of me. IMO college football is pretty good where it is at conference wise. I think the larger conferences are well balanced with each other for the most part and some smaller ones have schools making legitimate title contender cases.

    Really I wish schools would focus more on implementing a playoff system instead of expanding.
     
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    I agree with this for the most part. Let the big conferences stay where they are, but maybe get a few of the smaller conferences to merge.

    If you could get maybe 8 conferences, you are pretty close to a playoff system
     
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    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    College football is about one thing and one thing only. MONEY.
     
  7. brakos82

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    You mean they're finally gonna kick those Washington and Oregon schools out? :user:
     
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    With title 9 college football/basketball has to be about money. They are required to pay for all of the non revenue making sports.
     
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    http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_15215560

    I know it's Conference USA, but I'm pretty sure it's across the board with every conference.

    I know I don't necessarily mind because I enjoy sports and I would like to see good facilities to attract top tier athletes to make the athletic program more sustainable.

    I know well though there's many others who would disagree.
     
  10. Kaiser Toro

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    I went to KC yesterday morning, and President Powers was on my plane. Didn't think much of it at the time. After my lunch appointment I tuned into Sports Radio and they were buzzing about Chip Brown's story and the meeting that was taking place.
     
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    I think the Big 12 should invite the Pac-10 and Big-10 to join us and create the ULTIMATE BIG 33~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  12. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    I think the conferences are looking at things currently in an effort to make that point moot.
     
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    My preference is to have Missouri and whomever bolt to the Big 11 and the Big 12 bring in my Frogs and another school.
     
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    The Big 10(11) can have Mizzou, Rutgers and Notre Dame. The Big 12 can bring in TCU, Arkansas and Houston.
     
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    UT seems to be content being a "big fish in a little pond", but I really think it would be more interesting if they swam in a bigger pond, and IMO the most likely destination would be the PAC10 if they decided to make a move.
     
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    This is Texas, as big as of a pond it gets for school boy talent in football, basketball and baseball. Opening one's pond to poachers is one of the variables to consider.
     
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    I respect the history and tradition of football in Texas, but if I'm not mistaken more California & FLA natives were drafted into the NFL this year than Texas natives ?
    Bit if you're really a "Texan" with big ideas, big dreams, and big ambitions,
    how could anything in the Big 12 be as big as Texas Vs. USC ?
    There are much, much bigger ponds than the Big 12. If you're what you say you are, then think big you big Texan you.
     
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