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Big 12, Pac-12 leaders meeting to discuss options including potential merger or alliance, per report

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and first-year Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff are set for a meeting on Tuesday to discuss a number of options including a scheduling alliance and even a possible merger between the two conferences, according to The Athletic. This comes one day after Bowlsby floated both ideas during a meeting at the Texas Senate hearing regarding the future of college sports in the Lone Star State.
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Big 12 realignment: Texas legislators hammer UT Pres. in Senate hearing

For most of us, nothing is less entertaining than watching legislative hearings. But on Monday, it was can’t-miss television as members of the Texas State Senate met with officials and administrators from Big 12 schools to discuss the impact of Texas’ departure for the SEC. And for once, some Texas senators actually spoke for the people they represent when they verbally blasted University of Texas president Jay Hartzell and his university’s football program.
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SEC Expansion: 5 Remaining Questions About the Addition of Oklahoma and Texas

Oklahoma and Texas are officially on their way to the SEC. While the conference crossed off one big decision in expanding to 16 teams, a handful of questions still remain before the Sooners and Longhorns join the league. The amount of conference games, whether or not to retain divisions and the potential addition of revenue from the league’s new television deal are all looming over the SEC and the desk of commissioner Greg Sankey.
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Bowlsby softens tone on possible Big 12 merger

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The conference realignment conflagration created by Texas and Oklahoma leaving the Big 12 for the SEC is giving teams in the American Athletic Conference hope. Not to be taken in by another league, but to be the ones to do the taking. Big 12 Commissioner Bob...
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Report: Big 12, Pac-12 to discuss future realignment options

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will meet with Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff on Tuesday to discuss options for the two conferences to work together during college sports' new phase of realignment, sources told The Athletic's Max Olson. Among the options is a scheduling alliance, Olson notes. Merging with another conference...

Texas LB DeMarvion Overshown selected by Patriots in second round of NFL mock draft

Texas linebacker DeMarvion Overshown is widely viewed as one of the top defensive players in the country heading into the 2021 college football season. He switched from defensive back to linebacker prior to the 2020 season and the move has benefited his style of play tremendously. As a junior last season, Overshown earned All-Big 12 honorable mention and started every game for the Longhorns.
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Tired and Bored of the Alabama Dynasty? It's Not Going Away

Everyone loves a winner. But a dynasty? Not so much. Tom Brady and the reign of the Patriots – hated. The New York Yankees of multiple eras – despised. UConn women’s basketball – enough already. Then there is Alabama football. The Crimson Tide is on an unprecedented run of success,...
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Texas A&M vs Texas - The cold war gets even colder: Part 2

Yesterday was part one in our series about the Texas A&M-Texas game and how the Horns initially decided that life was better off without the Aggies. However, as two became accustomed to life without the other, their feelings on the game at the administrative level switched sides even as attitudes hardened toward the other program among the many ardent fans.
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FSU President John Thrasher Denies 'Untrue' Rumor That School Reached Out to SEC

Florida State University president John Thrasher denied school officials have communicated with the SEC about aligning with the conference. "I want to be clear that persistent reports that Florida State has been in contact with the Southeastern Conference are untrue," Thrasher said Tuesday. "We have had no communication with the SEC or any representatives of the SEC."