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    Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    Rumors Missouri to Big Ten, Arkansas to Big 12, USF to SEC,


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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    I hope that's not true.



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    what would happen to the telephone trophy?



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    If an SEC team does join the Big XII, it will not be Arkansas.



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    I'm thinking its just another one of those "rumblings". I'm not quite sure Arkansas would want to come to the Big XII. The blog said something about old rivalries with Big XII members. Does anyone know more about this?


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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    Quote Originally Posted by DMBclone View Post
    I'm thinking its just another one of those "rumblings". I'm not quite sure Arkansas would want to come to the Big XII. The blog said something about old rivalries with Big XII members. Does anyone know more about this?
    You are not familiar with the legendary rivalry between the Razorbacks and Cyclones?????



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    I guess I have missed that one


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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    The rivalry would be Texas vs Arkansas.....because we all know, the only thing the Big 12 cares about are the Texas schools.



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    You will have to scroll down to former conference but I think Texas and Arkansas used to be pretty big rivals. I remember a few years ago they played a home and home series.
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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    I would assume with it's old conference foes like the Texas schools, but I am sure they are craving to start a rivalry with Iowa State.

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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    Arkansas was in the Southwest Conference with Texas and TCU and SMU and all of those bad boys from the '80's, if I recall correctly. So it was kind of a big deal when that conference went down in flames.



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    This is garbage. If you read down to the end of the blog, GO BULLS! is the last line. This person is just posturing to get USF into a better conference and flaming rumors to try and get it moving in that direction.

    Arkansas would lose money and FB TV exposure coming to the Big 12. Plus to be rivals with the old SWC foes they'd have to be in the south not the north. Guess you could bump OSU into the north, but I doubt they want that to happen either.



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    For the love of ******, I'm sick and tired of talk about teams changing conferences due to a stretch of good or bad football. People starting this **** are ********, pure and simple.



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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone90 View Post
    Guess you could bump OSU into the north, but I doubt they want that to happen either.
    Why wouldn't OSU want to come to the North? I mean, for at least 4-5 years until Chizik get's ISU's **** together, they would own the North - championship game every year.


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    Re: Missouri Joining Big Ten Rumor

    As much as I would like to see the Razorbacks in the Big XII I really don't see it happening (although they would be a good fit from a geographic standpoint).

    As for the Razorback rivalries, the Hog fans and media were giddy about the home and home recently with Texas and almost went into mourning down here when the series ended. They really don't have a clear cut rivalry in the SEC that stands out.

    As I said, I don't see them jumping ship for another conference but I guess if it were to happen the chances might be slighty (very slightly) higher with Broyles on the way out.



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