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    Author thinks BYU and Utah are good options.



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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    Fresno State would be a good add. They'd step right in and be competitive. UNLV brings a bigger media market than some of the others. BYU and Utah wouldn't be bad, either.


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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    No way does Colorado leave the BIG XII...Utah, BYU are good options but would love to see Boise State in the PAC 10 +2



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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    Utah or Colorado make the most sense for the pac-10.


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    Nothing makes me think about the pacific coast more than the flat east texas plains surrounding College Station.


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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    The Big XII actually owns the copyright/rights (whatever it is) to the name Big XIV. I would at least hope that if a B12 team got invited to join the PAC-10, that the conference would somehow fight back.

    It would be absolutely devastating to ISU for a couple of the big schools to bolt from the B12.


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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    I'm not sure how much Texas would like that. The Southern Schools get pretty much all the major TV here. Not sure that would happen for them if they went west.



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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    Why would any school leave the Big 12 North. It has proven to be wide open to win in football every year.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Why would any school leave the Big 12 North. It has proven to be wide open to win in football every year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    I'm not sure how much Texas would like that. The Southern Schools get pretty much all the major TV here. Not sure that would happen for them if they went west.
    Good point. The Pac 10 is notorious for it's lousy TV coverage.

    Is a big, Texas school going to opt into that? Granted, the Big XII TV deal is not that great, either, but I can't see a move as a step up.


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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    It will be either Fresno state or UNLV



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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    It seems to me like the travel budget would be cost-prohibitive for any Texas team joining the Pac-10. Also, the two hour time difference between Texas and the west coast would be a pain. Don't see it happening...


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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    Let's say Colorado does leave the Big 12. Who do we go after to replace them?



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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Let's say Colorado does leave the Big 12. Who do we go after to replace them?
    Easy Notre Dame.


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    Re: Pac10 expansion (includes opinions of BigXII teams)

    Quote Originally Posted by cardinal&gold View Post
    Let's say Colorado does leave the Big 12. Who do we go after to replace them?
    TCU or CSU


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