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    Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Byrne: Horns decline to face Aggies through at least 2018 | Aggies | a Chron.com blog

    Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne said Friday that rival Texas has informed him that the Longhorns donít have room in their nonconference football schedule for the Aggies at least through 2018.




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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Well they wanted to get away from Big Brother. Be careful of what you wish for...


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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Good. It will be the only game this year that I hope Texas wins.



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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    They should still play in basketball or something. I'd like to see us play Nebraska in hoops.



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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Quote Originally Posted by Drive4cy View Post
    They should still play in basketball or something. I'd like to see us play Nebraska in hoops.
    Sounds like it's up to individual coaches:

    Byrne also said his coaches in all sports are checking with their counterparts at Texas in terms of nonconference scheduling. So far heís only heard back from menís tennis, and the Longhorns have declined the offer.




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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Ha-ha. Let the school move to Alabama.


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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Good. There is this huge sentiment among sportswriters that Texas should make every effort to continue to play A&M. But I say to hell with A&M. They walked away, and nobody owes them anything. In fact, I think the entire Big 12 should freeze them out of all sports. That's the price you pay for abandoning your league. Can't have it both ways - greener pastures with a new conference and all your old rivalries too.



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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    I agree. I hope nobody plays them ever and they suck for eternity. Same with Nebraska. CU doesn't need my help.




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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

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    UT AD DeLoss Dodds on A&M: "In my e-mail to Bill Byrne, I wrote that we were not in a position now to look at future football scheduling."

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    More Dodds: "We're scheduled out with non-conference games through 2018 and our Big 12 schedule is not yet settled."
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    Regarding A&M, Dodds added that if "any future options are available, the decision will not be made by just one person."
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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    They did want a new start. Now they have it. Good for them.


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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    They asked for the divorce, now they can deal with the custody issues.

    Aggie needs Texas for relevance and Texas knows that. Better rewrite that school song of theirs.



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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    I'd love to see all big 12 teams refuse to play A&M in any sport.



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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Who cares... when Mizzou becomes the whores that they are we are likely never to play them again, and it will be no sweat off my back.



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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

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    They did want a new start. Now they have it. Good for them.
    Divorcees call it a clean slate. Maybe they can play themselves.


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    Re: Texas & Texas A&M not likely to play before 2018

    Why would anyone in the Big 12 play Nebraska, Colorado, or Texas A&M in any sport? They wanted out. Let them stay out.



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