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    Big XII TV Negotiations

    Things are going well, there are a couple of elephants in the room though (Texas 300 Mill, OU's impending payday,A&M SEC p*ssing&moaning, & Kansas making overtures to the Big East)

    As convoluted as that is the NBC/Viacom deal was good for the Big XII (another seat at the negotiations table with Fox & ESPN) The money Beebe promised seems to be there ( which will keep A&M happy, so they can but toilet paper)


    No expansion teams are being considered at this time, the plan is to going full barrel with the round robin schedule for the foreseeable future & the Big XII is negotiating as such. Expect moved games to CCG week (For you guys FArmageddon may be a ice bowl)


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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Is the A&M administration actually talking SEC? I know their idiot fans are, but those guys would rather go 0-12 for eternity than be in the same conference as Texas.

    I assume A&M's administration is more rational than it's fanbase.


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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    EGOtiations? Nice freudian slip in the title.



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    Things are going well, there are a couple of elephants in the room though (Texas 300 Mill, OU's impending payday,A&M SEC p*ssing&moaning, & Kansas making overtures to the Big East)

    As convoluted as that is the NBC/Viacom deal was good for the Big XII (another seat at the negotiations table with Fox & ESPN) The money Beebe promised seems to be there ( which will keep A&M happy, so they can but toilet paper)


    No expansion teams are being considered at this time, the plan is to going full barrel with the round robin schedule for the foreseeable future & the Big XII is negotiating as such. Expect moved games to CCG week (For you guys FArmageddon may be a ice bowl)
    I keep hearing/reading that A&M's finances are in big trouble, does anyone know any details? Sounds like they are losing money left and right. They bring in like $20 mil a year from the 12th Man Foundation and have an 80,000+ seat stadium, how can they not make money there? Mind boggling.



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    TX teams (TX especially) need to play up here in Nov at least every other visit.



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Never gonna happen. I noticed that too how Texas was our first conference game. Awfully convenient, though Oklahoma will have to play us in the cold down the road. Weak Texas, weak...



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    I keep hearing/reading that A&M's finances are in big trouble, does anyone know any details? Sounds like they are losing money left and right. They bring in like $20 mil a year from the 12th Man Foundation and have an 80,000+ seat stadium, how can they not make money there? Mind boggling.
    As a result of all their new construction for athletics, A&M somehow has been unable to adequately keep out of the red despite all the wealth from their numerous supporters. They evidently overextended on their capital projects. It is mind boggling.

    You add that issue to their extreme Little Bro Syndrome with Texas, it's no wonder they are the biggest crybabies around. Like ISU, they really do need the cash from the new TV deals.



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by cykadelic2 View Post
    As a result of all their new construction for athletics, A&M somehow has been unable to adequately keep out of the red despite all the wealth from their numerous supporters. They evidently overextended on their capital projects. It is mind boggling.

    You add that issue to their extreme Little Bro Syndrome with Texas, it's no wonder they are the biggest crybabies around. Like ISU, they really do need the cash from the new TV deals.
    Firing coaches with large $ contracts with many years left on them certainly didn't help either.



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    Things are going well, there are a couple of elephants in the room though (Texas 300 Mill, OU's impending payday,A&M SEC p*ssing&moaning, & Kansas making overtures to the Big East)

    As convoluted as that is the NBC/Viacom deal was good for the Big XII (another seat at the negotiations table with Fox & ESPN) The money Beebe promised seems to be there ( which will keep A&M happy, so they can but toilet paper)


    No expansion teams are being considered at this time, the plan is to going full barrel with the round robin schedule for the foreseeable future & the Big XII is negotiating as such. Expect moved games to CCG week (For you guys FArmageddon may be a ice bowl)
    Do you have links to any recent articles/stories about the TV negotiations? Just looking for more in depth info if you have it.



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Okie State + Oklahoma will have to come to Ames mid-late November every other year. That's not a bad homefield advantage.



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Is the A&M administration actually talking SEC? I know their idiot fans are, but those guys would rather go 0-12 for eternity than be in the same conference as Texas.

    I assume A&M's administration is more rational than it's fanbase.
    You are correct.. The SEC isn't in contact with anyone


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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by GMan View Post
    Do you have links to any recent articles/stories about the TV negotiations? Just looking for more in depth info if you have it.
    nothing is in the media yet, I'm just offering tidbits i've heard through my connections


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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    nothing is in the media yet, I'm just offering tidbits i've heard through my connections

    Thanks for the update Boomer. Keep us filled in on any developments



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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Never gonna happen. I noticed that too how Texas was our first conference game. Awfully convenient, though Oklahoma will have to play us in the cold down the road. Weak Texas, weak...

    agreed


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    Re: Big XII TV egotiations

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    nothing is in the media yet, I'm just offering tidbits i've heard through my connections
    Strippers at a Waffle House shouldn't be considered connections.



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