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Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

Posted on: June 10, 2010 12:13 pm
Edited on: June 10, 2010 12:17 pm
 

Colorado will announce Friday that it is leaving the Big 12 to join the Pac-10, a Big 12 source confirmed to CBSSports.com on Thursday. The Boulder Daily-Camera is reporting that Pac-10 officials will be on the Colorado campus for a formal press conference.

This is the latest development that could lead to the demise of the Big 12 considering Nebraska is expected to also announce Friday that it's leaving the league. Multiple media outlets are reporting that Nebraska will join the Big Ten, which is expected to trigger an additional exodus of Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State to another league, most likely the Pac-10. It's worth noting that officials from Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and Baylor are meeting Thursday in Austin to discuss their futures, according to OrangeBloods.com.

If Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State follow Colorado to the Pac-10, Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Baylor and Iowa State would be left looking for a new league. They could all go their separate ways into existing leagues, stick together and join an existing league, or stick together and try to lure schools from other conferences -- like the Mountain West and C-USA -- to help start a new league.
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Since: Mar 4, 2009
Posted on: June 10, 2010 2:30 pm
 

Source: OKS going to pac ten!!

okalahoma state going to PAC ten they just said it!! here comes texas



Since: Mar 28, 2010
Posted on: June 10, 2010 2:27 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

The biggest problem that the current Big 12 conference has is the lack of balance between the North and South. The solution is really quite simple. Reshape the conference into an East-West alignment. This would cure the warmer vs. the colder climate issue too. With the schools taht are still members right now it could be something like this.
EAST

ISU
NU
MU
OSU
TEX A&M
OU


WEST

TEXAS
TEX TECH
KU
KSU
CU
BAYLOR

This would renew the OU-NU rivalry, keep the OU-OSU and KU-KSU and TEXAS-TEX TECH rivalries in place, but would ask to sacrifice for the league the KU-MU and TEXAS- TEX A&M rivalries. The balance of power is more even, the climates would be similar and even the rivalries that are hampered would still be played. A very simple solution to a problem that is being made out to be complex.Championships could be held in K.C.,Denver,Dallas,OKC, and Houston.



Since: Jun 10, 2010
Posted on: June 10, 2010 2:08 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

JUST ANNOUNCED OKIE STATE LEAVING FOR PAC 10....  goodbye Big 12



Since: Mar 29, 2007
Posted on: June 10, 2010 2:04 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

LOL

I could see the CU Prez saying that about the Big XII before accepting the Pac-10 invite



Since: Jun 10, 2010
Posted on: June 10, 2010 2:03 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

The budget for the new fiscal year shows the Razorbacks made roughly $23.25 million in football revenue in 2010. But you think thye are going to go to the Big12 where most schools make $9-10 million????   ROFLMAO



Since: Jun 10, 2010
Posted on: June 10, 2010 2:01 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

Big 10 no longer wants Missouri from what I understand and Baylor won't be going anywhere unless one of the other Texas schools is left out. The PAC 10 only needs five more schools Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas A & M, and Texas Tech. Adding Baylor would leave it uneven and the scheduling wouldn't work. In the end I think Big 12 stays together adds Utah and TCU to replace Nebraska and Colorado.



Since: Jun 10, 2010
Posted on: June 10, 2010 1:57 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

One problem with that.... Baylor and Missouri have no where to go

Missouri will end up in the Big 10, and Baylor wont be left out of he Texas schools.... TX legislators wont allow it.



Since: Jun 10, 2010
Posted on: June 10, 2010 1:57 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

I'm sorry.  Let me get this straight.  You think the likes of Kansas and Mizzou will lure Arkansas away from the best football conference?  Do I need to point out that the SEC has more BCS championships (8) than the combined number of BCS bowl games of all the schools you listed (6)?  There's no way Arkansas leaves the SEC.



Since: Oct 18, 2009
Posted on: June 10, 2010 1:55 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

At the same time, though, it would give Texas a shot at the Rose Bowl or NC game for the next two years and beyond.



Since: Oct 18, 2009
Posted on: June 10, 2010 1:52 pm
 

Source: Colorado joining the Pac-10

I remember reading something when this all started that it wouldn't be affective for 2 years. I don't know if that's still the case since before it was just one team joining the Big Ten. Imagine how cool it would be to play for the last Big 12 conference championship!


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