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    The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    'The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent, four Big 12 sources say'

    Twitter / Joe Schad: The departure of Texas, Te ...

    EDIT: ESPN has now picked it up.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/news/...r_espn_5284375


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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Whatever it is for God's sake just get it over with already. I'm sick of all the rumors and speculation.


    Yeah TOAST!!!

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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Well at least everyone is on the same page with Texas.



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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    SOMEONE STOP THE GOD DAMN ROLLER COASTER!




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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Excuse me while I go outside to run up and down the street screaming and pulling my hair out. Make it stop! Make it stop!


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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    This is fun.


    Weeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!


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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Sources: Texas' choice to join Pac-10 imminent - ESPN

    The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State to the Pac-10 is imminent, four sources within the Big 12 Conference said Monday.

    One source said Dan Beebe's last-minute plan to save the conference has "zero" chance to succeed. Another source said it is "very unlikely" to succeed.

    Texas' interests in being aligned with the research opportunities and academic missions of Pac-10 schools is driving the decision, along with money.

    Beebe's last-ditch plan included an emotional plea about preserving rivalries and maintaining the best welfare of the student-athlete, one source said.

    Texas A&M is now most likely to join the SEC, a source within the Big 12 said. This move, in the wake of Colorado and Nebraska's departure, would further diminish the chance of Beebe's plan succeeding, one source said.

    Texas' decision is expected to come no later than Tuesday. One source familiar with Texas' plans suggested a hearing on Wednesday at the Texas House of Representatives is "a nonfactor."


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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    Sources: Texas' choice to join Pac-10 imminent - ESPN

    The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State to the Pac-10 is imminent, four sources within the Big 12 Conference said Monday.

    One source said Dan Beebe's last-minute plan to save the conference has "zero" chance to succeed. Another source said it is "very unlikely" to succeed.

    Texas' interests in being aligned with the research opportunities and academic missions of Pac-10 schools is driving the decision, along with money.

    Beebe's last-ditch plan included an emotional plea about preserving rivalries and maintaining the best welfare of the student-athlete, one source said.

    Texas A&M is now most likely to join the SEC, a source within the Big 12 said. This move, in the wake of Colorado and Nebraska's departure, would further diminish the chance of Beebe's plan succeeding, one source said.

    Texas' decision is expected to come no later than Tuesday. One source familiar with Texas' plans suggested a hearing on Wednesday at the Texas House of Representatives is "a nonfactor."

    Hopefully Schad is wrong and Chip Brown is correct.


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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    This is an interesting battle between Schad and Brown. Brown gets his stuff from the Texas Athletic Department...and I think they are using him to a great extent...I think they didn't anticipate Texas A&M seriously considering the SEC...that has thrown a wrench into their plans.


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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Yep...just heard Joe Schad on ESPN say this and he is pretty sure. All of you concerned with us being too beholden to UT are about to get your wish...UT won't be "kicking around" ISU anymore. Of course, as the old saying goes...'be careful what you wish for'.



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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Quote Originally Posted by JonDMiller View Post
    This is an interesting battle between Schad and Brown. Brown gets his stuff from the Texas Athletic Department...and I think they are using him to a great extent...I think they didn't anticipate Texas A&M seriously considering the SEC...that has thrown a wrench into their plans.
    I've heard from a good source that this is actually not true. Not arguing, just sayin'.



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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    The four sources are from Texas A&M. Or possibly Nebraska and Colorado.

    I will place a bet on Chip Brown. He is closer to the sources of information in Texas.



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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    The two top posts on the front page are saying that Texas is staying and the other says Texas leaving is imminent...I'm totally lost right now...


    Yeah TOAST!!!

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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    One minute Texas says that it is all up to Nebraska to keep the conference together, the next minute they say it is up to A&M to keep the conference together. By the time this whole thing is done Texas will have blamed 6 other teams for "breaking up the conference".


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    Re: The departure of Texas, Texas Tech, OU and OSU to Pac-10 is imminent?

    Quote Originally Posted by sunnysideup View Post
    The two top posts on the front page are saying that Texas is staying and the other says Texas leaving is imminent...I'm totally lost right now...
    I have been lost for at least a week now with all of this...



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