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    How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Big 12 West and Big 12 East
    WEST
    COLORADO
    TEXAS
    TEXAS TECH
    OKLAHOMA
    OKLAHOMA ST
    BAYLOR
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    EAST
    Iowa State
    Nebraska
    Missouri
    Kansas
    Kansas State
    LSU
    Arkansas


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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    but why would they walk away from the money and success of the SEC?



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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    but why would they walk away from the money and success of the SEC?
    Because the competition is ridiculous there every year. I doubt they would walk away from the money though. Now, if the Big 12 restructured their payout structure you may have something.


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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Lol.

    Yes, let's leave the premier football conference so we can play the likes of Iowa State, KU, KState every year. I would love to play football in the 45K Jack Trice instead of the 90K Swamp at Florida. Signed. LSU.



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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    stupidest idea ever


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    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    stupidest idea ever
    It's not stupid, it'd be a great idea - if only it didn't have a 0% chance of happening...



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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Yeah, I'm sure they would love to move from a conference sharing $209 million in revenue to one sharing $139 million in revenue. Not gonna happen.

    Plus, SEC people truly believe they are the best conference bar none.



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    except for the fact that the SEC payout would be less after those teams left and the BIG 12s would be greater after they joined.
    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonenum1 View Post
    Yeah, I'm sure they would love to move from a conference sharing $209 million in revenue to one sharing $139 million in revenue. Not gonna happen.

    Plus, SEC people truly believe they are the best conference bar none.



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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by sloaner View Post
    except for the fact that the SEC payout would be less after those teams left and the BIG 12s would be greater after they joined.
    But the SEC payout would still be significantly greater since it would still retain these football revenue powerhouses; Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Auburn, and Tennessee


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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by sloaner View Post
    except for the fact that the SEC payout would be less after those teams left and the BIG 12s would be greater after they joined.
    The loss of two lower population states like AR and LA would not be a huge detriment to the SEC. However, I know that LSU would never voluntarily leave the SEC...never. Not sure about Arkansas but LSU would never do it.



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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    Big 12 West and Big 12 East
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    OKLAHOMA ST
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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    How about the big 12 invites Iowa and Minnesota?


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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Let's face it guys, the Big 12 is a dead conference walking. The leadership at the top of the conference sucks and it will lead to the end of the conference as we know it. I like the idea of a conference with ISU, Baylor, K-State, KU, Boise State, TCU, Utah, etc. Most of the Mountain West conference will probably take the spots of the teams that jump ship from the Big 12.



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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by hursts View Post
    Let's face it guys, the Big 12 is a dead conference walking. The leadership at the top of the conference sucks and it will lead to the end of the conference as we know it.
    The lack of leadership is the problem.

    The Big 10 and SEC have the majority of the big football revenue power football schools.

    But there is no excuse for the PAC 10 to end up being a survivor and the Big 12 being a dead conference. The Big 12 should be running laps around the PAC 10, and the fact that isn't happening has got to be a result of the lack of leadership at the Big 12 Conference level.


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    Re: How about Big 12 asks LSU, Arkansas to join Big 12

    Quote Originally Posted by sloaner View Post
    except for the fact that the SEC payout would be less after those teams left and the BIG 12s would be greater after they joined.
    you are right it would be lower, til they add: Miami, FSU, VT, Virginia, NCST, Memphis, or GT. take your pick because the SEC can get any of these teams.

    to those of you who think ANY SEC team would leave ask yourself this: what could ISU do with an extra 13 mil a year?


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