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    You're all looking at this the wrong way

    I don't know why 99% of the posts on here are relating to how we need to find a new conference... you're looking at this the wrong way, people; grab life by the balls... BALLS

    We'll assume the PAC10 + 6 and NU/MU to big 10 scenarios are correct. Here's what Pollard should be doing right now:


    1. Collect exit fees from the 8 schools departing; throw party
    2. Apply war paint
    3. Contact KU/KSU presidents and ADs; maybe Colorado if they're the odd man out... if it's baylor, ignore them.
    4. With the support of the other ADs, tar and feather dan "cool underpressure" beebe, kick him out of the conference
    5. Assign chris williams as new commissioner. Position will be referred to as "Kommisar" from this point out.
    6. Send invites to top 8 MWC/Big East schools to regain our 12 school structure; no point in throwing out the history of the big 12 or any of its intellectual property.
    7. Once our feet are once again under us, since the conference owns the big 16 moniker (I believe), invite another 4 from out east to form the first 16 team MEGA-conference.
    8. Drink, dance, and enjoy life


    PROBLEM SOLVED



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Might as well add Cure Cancer as #9 on the list, since all of this is so easy.



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    I read on an ESPN CFB blog that some overtures to select MWC teams may have already been made.


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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    I love the fact that there would be fees to be paid by the leaving teams to the remaining teams. Screw 'em!



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    I love the fact that there would be fees to be paid by the leaving teams to the remaining teams. Screw 'em!

    I say bleed the *******s



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    I love the fact that there would be fees to be paid by the leaving teams to the remaining teams. Screw 'em!

    Severence packages are great.... if you have another job


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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by JY07 View Post
    I don't know why 99% of the posts on here are relating to how we need to find a new conference... you're looking at this the wrong way, people; grab life by the balls... BALLS

    We'll assume the PAC10 + 6 and NU/MU to big 10 scenarios are correct. Here's what Pollard should be doing right now:


    1. Collect exit fees from the 8 schools departing; throw party
    2. Apply war paint
    3. Contact KU/KSU presidents and ADs; maybe Colorado if they're the odd man out... if it's baylor, ignore them.
    4. With the support of the other ADs, tar and feather dan "cool underpressure" beebe, kick him out of the conference
    5. Assign chris williams as new commissioner. Position will be referred to as "Kommisar" from this point out.
    6. Send invites to top 8 MWC/Big East schools to regain our 12 school structure; no point in throwing out the history of the big 12 or any of its intellectual property.
    7. Once our feet are once again under us, since the conference owns the big 16 moniker (I believe), invite another 4 from out east to form the first 16 team MEGA-conference.
    8. Drink, dance, and enjoy life

    PROBLEM SOLVED
    The Kommisar's in town uh-oh!


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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    That would be an ideal approach if we can find the leadership to pull it off. I would much rather try to pull from the MWC and Big East then hope someone else invites us to the party.



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    I love the fact that there would be fees to be paid by the leaving teams to the remaining teams. Screw 'em!
    If I remember correctly there is a 9 million dollar buyout for a team to leave the Big XII conference.



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    I love the fact that there would be fees to be paid by the leaving teams to the remaining teams. Screw 'em!
    If 8 teams leave the conference do we really think the exit fees are going to be paid to the remaining 4? I dont think so, those 8 would unite to disband the big12 thus leaving us high and dry.



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by JY07 View Post
    I don't know why 99% of the posts on here are relating to how we need to find a new conference... you're looking at this the wrong way, people; grab life by the balls... BALLS

    We'll assume the PAC10 + 6 and NU/MU to big 10 scenarios are correct. Here's what Pollard should be doing right now:


    1. Collect exit fees from the 8 schools departing; throw party
    2. Apply war paint
    3. Contact KU/KSU presidents and ADs; maybe Colorado if they're the odd man out... if it's baylor, ignore them.
    4. With the support of the other ADs, tar and feather dan "cool underpressure" beebe, kick him out of the conference
    5. Assign chris williams as new commissioner. Position will be referred to as "Kommisar" from this point out.
    6. Send invites to top 8 MWC/Big East schools to regain our 12 school structure; no point in throwing out the history of the big 12 or any of its intellectual property.
    7. Once our feet are once again under us, since the conference owns the big 16 moniker (I believe), invite another 4 from out east to form the first 16 team MEGA-conference.
    8. Drink, dance, and enjoy life


    PROBLEM SOLVED
    You do realize if we ignore Baylor, they possibly become the 9th vote to dissolve the conference and all of this is moot correct?



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNC2015 View Post
    If 8 teams leave the conference do we really think the exit fees are going to be paid to the remaining 4? I dont think so, those 8 would unite to disband the big12 thus leaving us high and dry.
    I believe someone said itd take 9 votes to change the bylaws to do that.



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    If I remember correctly there is a 9 million dollar buyout for a team to leave the Big XII conference.
    Is that if they leave on a moment's notice, or no matter what?

    For example, if Nebraska accepted a Big 10 invitation in 2010, but told the Big 10/Big XII that they're not going to change conferences until 2012, do they still have to pay the buy-out after giving 2-years notice?

    Just curious how that all works.



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    You do realize if we ignore Baylor, they possibly become the 9th vote to dissolve the conference and all of this is moot correct?
    This is true. Baylor has to be scared out of their minds right now. I see the Sun Belt Conference picking up a Green & Gold member in the near future. No amount of political backdoor deals will get those turds into the PAC 10 if the rest of the South bails. Won't happen. They are either stuck with the rest of the leftovers or they will find themselves playing ULL, Troy, MTSU, etc....



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    Re: You're all looking at this the wrong way

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    I believe someone said itd take 9 votes to change the bylaws to do that.
    So yeah either way we are screwed. CU wont be sticking around they will either go to the MWC or be included in the Pac10 deal and the rest of the south will do whatever TU tells them.



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