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    Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    LINCOLN _ Nebraska has officially accepted an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference, The World-Herald learned early Friday afternoon.

    Two sources from conference offices said that Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany contacted BIg 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe on Friday morning to inform Beebe that Delany had officially invited Nebraska to join.

    A source with direct knowledge of the situation said Nebraska accepted.
    Live Blog: Nebraska Board of Regents meeting - Omaha.com

    http://www.omaha.com/article/2010061...to-the-big-ten

    and the breakup of the big 12 is official.


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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10

    I just can't blame Nebraksa with the dollars that are involved. We'd do the same thing in a heartbeat if we had the same opportunity.



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Not surprised they wanted to leave the BigTexas conference.


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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    How do you know ISU hasn't already accepted an offer to join the Big 10, JP is our AD and he does keep things so close to his chest!!!



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Does this mean that the Big 10 (11) is now the Big 12, and what was the Big XII is now the Big 11?



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Time for us to get out of dodge



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Do you think Beebe is collecting all of these notices for a scrap book.

    I just want to make sure that he remembers his time as our commissioner.



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Does this mean that the Big 10 (11) is now the Big 12, and what was the Big XII is now the Big 11?
    Colorado already gone too.

    Maybe we can trade them conference names for a team to be named later?


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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Does this mean that the Big 10 (11) is now the Big 12, and what was the Big XII is now the Big 11?
    With Colorado officially gone it would be the Big Ten.



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    I just can't blame Nebraksa with the dollars that are involved. We'd do the same thing in a heartbeat if we had the same opportunity.
    It might be hard to blame them, but it's pretty easy to call them a bunch of hypocrites.

    If it were ISU, ISU wouldn't have been hosing over 8 other schools in the conference by voting against equal revenue sharing since the inception of the conference, only to leave when the first better offer came along...


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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    I wanna leave the Big 12 regardless of what Texas decides on Tuesday with their meeting. If we can join the Big East, let's do it.



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    What about Notre Dame - it seems I haven't heard much of that development.

    + Does NB in mean ND is out?

    + Are they still gonna call themselves the Big 10 or are they the new Big 12?

    This sucks.


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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Does this mean that the Big 10 (11) is now the Big 12, and what was the Big XII is now the Big 11?
    No, what was the Big 12 is now the Big 10- remember Colorado jumped for the Pac 10



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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Does this mean that the Big 10 (11) is now the Big 12, and what was the Big XII is now the Big 11?
    LOL- I was asking the same question.


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    Re: Nebraska to the Big 10 OFFICIAL

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    Does this mean that the Big 10 (11) is now the Big 12, and what was the Big XII is now the Big 11?
    10. CU's gone, too.



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