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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    This article will probably ruffle the feathers of those here who think that the Big 12 GOR would prevent teams from bolting for a few years. Clay Travis does have a law degree, and I'd like to see him expand on his opinion that the GOR would be unenforceable.
    I would be leery of any legal opinion that makes conclusions without citing legal precedent.


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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    Eww; F that. I could actually see UCONN being a better addition.
    Sorry. I forgot the



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Should we be worried about the b12 being poached anytime soon? Or otherwise imploding? A few articles make it sound like we are next on the chopping block for the super-conferences (big 10 and SEC)



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    This article will probably ruffle the feathers of those here who think that the Big 12 GOR would prevent teams from bolting for a few years. Clay Travis does have a law degree, and I'd like to see him expand on his opinion that the GOR would be unenforceable.
    He might be right. Then again, I would assume that a roomful of lawyers with actual experience in contract law would have consulted or even written the grant of rights. Plus I would assume each member school had legal council consult before agreeing to it. So he knows more than ALL of them?

    Maybe. But not likely.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    I'm all in favor of adding two more teams but only two none of that super conference horse ****.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by Skidoosh View Post
    Should we be worried about the b12 being poached anytime soon? Or otherwise imploding? A few articles make it sound like we are next on the chopping block for the super-conferences (big 10 and SEC)
    Only if Texas wants out. As long as UT stays, the conference will be fine IMO.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Bargaining chip for Big 12? Sounds like BYU will not be considered in "power 5" conversation

    Brett McMurphy ‏@McMurphyESPN 1h ACC, SEC can/will still play BYU, it just won’t count as meeting requirement of 1 game vs. non-conference Power 5 team



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Interesting that this thread has been resurrected. I'm not sure if ya'll have noticed or not but the B12 Expansion Committee is gathering to meet next week.


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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Bargaining chip for Big 12? Sounds like BYU will not be considered in "power 5" conversation

    Brett McMurphy ‏@McMurphyESPN 1h ACC, SEC can/will still play BYU, it just won’t count as meeting requirement of 1 game vs. non-conference Power 5 team
    Curious is Notre Dame will be extended the same courtesy.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    Interesting that this thread has been resurrected. I'm not sure if ya'll have noticed or not but the B12 Expansion Committee is gathering to meet next week.
    I'll start wrapping the tin foil around my head now



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    We aren't expanding (which is good news).

    /thread



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    We aren't expanding (which is good news).

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    I would not say that, the Big 12 may have no choice. We will see how the playoff works out without the CCG. If the Big 12 gets left out due to only 12 games vs 13, expansion will happen, OU AD has stated as much already.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by TXCyclones View Post
    Interesting that this thread has been resurrected. I'm not sure if ya'll have noticed or not but the B12 Expansion Committee is gathering to meet next week.
    According to one WVU fan on Twitter that admits everything he says is rumor. There is no proof that the expansion committee even exists anymore.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL BIG 12 EXPANSION THREAD 2.0***

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    I would not say that, the Big 12 may have no choice. We will see how the playoff works out without the CCG. If the Big 12 gets left out due to only 12 games vs 13, expansion will happen, OU AD has stated as much already.
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