Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 34
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 129,618, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    bringmagicback's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    CF Resident Dog Lover
    Posts
    5,651
    Points
    129,618
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 443
    Given: 269

    OK and OKST move to North?

    When we do add teams to get back to 12 so we have a championship game, will they move OK and OK ST to the north to balance the power out? If so, what about the TX OK game each year?



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 429,765, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    22,564
    Points
    429,765
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,446
    Given: 824

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Unfortunately we may not be adding teams back into the north.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 278,305, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,871
    Points
    278,305
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 268
    Given: 162

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    No split divisions please. Love the round robin format. THIS is the way a conference should be.

    Everyone plays everyone and may the best team win.

    10 teams is the perfect size for a conference.

    Bigger IS NOT better.



  4. #4
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 275,729, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,581
    Points
    275,729
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 177
    Given: 174

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    I thought they were going to get a waiver from the NCAA to continue the championship game, at least for a few more years.



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 24,795, Level: 48
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 755
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    1,426
    Points
    24,795
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 70

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    So what about Tulsa? I know they are not powerhouses but they have not been pushovers and have some good wins in recent years. I think odds are pretty good we will be the only true "north" team in the BXII once all is said and done. SMU, TCU come to mind in looking to join a league like the BXII



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 514,457, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    35,066
    Points
    514,457
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,046
    Given: 1,439

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No split divisions please. Love the round robin format. THIS is the way a conference should be.

    Everyone plays everyone and may the best team win.

    10 teams is the perfect size for a conference.

    Bigger IS NOT better.
    So you want to kill ANY chance of ever winning a Big 12 championship? (yeah, I realize in 14 years we haven't been there yet)

    Keep the championship game.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.


  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 429,765, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    22,564
    Points
    429,765
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,446
    Given: 824

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No split divisions please. Love the round robin format. THIS is the way a conference should be.

    Everyone plays everyone and may the best team win.

    10 teams is the perfect size for a conference.

    Bigger IS NOT better.
    Disagree. Id either say 9 teams and play everyone, or 12. Not having 4 nonconference games is a very bad thing for schools like us that are not 'elite' and play a major out of conference opponent.

    Our new schedule = the tough rotation, every year. Except instead of having an easy nonconference team, we add baylor, and instead of CU and NU, we have TAMU and OSU.

    We've always had to look forward to the 'easy years' with just baylor, tamu, and OSU, now we'll be permanently locked in a schedule much harder than our typical 'hard years'.



  8. #8
    Rookie CardinalAndGold's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    426
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No split divisions please. Love the round robin format. THIS is the way a conference should be.

    Everyone plays everyone and may the best team win.

    10 teams is the perfect size for a conference.

    Bigger IS NOT better.
    You make good points, but isn't having a conference championship game important?


    "I am so proud... I am so proud to be your football coach!" -- Paul Rhoads

  9. #9
    Chile Mac is Back!
    Points: 338,012, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.7%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    LindenCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    25,941
    Points
    338,012
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,751
    Given: 4,882

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No split divisions please. Love the round robin format. THIS is the way a conference should be.

    Everyone plays everyone and may the best team win.

    10 teams is the perfect size for a conference.

    Bigger IS NOT better.
    Ditto that.



  10. #10
    Burgermeister!
    Points: 371,816, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    TykeClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    23,622
    Points
    371,816
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 673
    Given: 1,174

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    I thought they were going to get a waiver from the NCAA to continue the championship game, at least for a few more years.
    If the conference plays round robin against all opponents and has no divisions, what would a championship game do (other than provide another tv slot for two teams)? There would be no reason to hold a championship game as a conference winner would have been decided by the season.


    Asteroids are nature's way of asking "How's that space program going?"

  11. #11
    Starter
    Points: 19,253, Level: 42
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 597
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    CyFever's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Phoenix, AZ
    Posts
    931
    Points
    19,253
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No split divisions please. Love the round robin format. THIS is the way a conference should be.

    Everyone plays everyone and may the best team win.

    10 teams is the perfect size for a conference.

    Bigger IS NOT better.
    QFTMFT

    I love the ten team conference arrangement. Unless we add someone like ND to the north, eventually the balance of power is going to shift south, ticking some former power off (see: Nebraska). No divisions and a round robin format provide a more equal format than divisions.

    I for one don't mind playing OK and UT every year. We should get one of them at home every year giving us a big draw to replace UN-L and possibly UofI (each only every other year). Even if you mark those two down as auto-losses even in good years, 10-2 isn't too bad.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 189,456, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 35.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    clonedude's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    8,399
    Points
    189,456
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 806
    Given: 0

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Quote Originally Posted by bringmagicback View Post
    When we do add teams to get back to 12 so we have a championship game, will they move OK and OK ST to the north to balance the power out? If so, what about the TX OK game each year?
    The problem is... moving OU and OSU to the North puts 6 teams in the North and 4 teams in the South.

    Only one team can move to the North, but I doubt OU and OSU will split up.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 70,047, Level: 82
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 1,403
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RustShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Adventureland
    Posts
    5,304
    Points
    70,047
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 338
    Given: 0

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    There aren't divisions with only 10 teams.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 21,951, Level: 45
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 599
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Three4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    2,005
    Points
    21,951
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 60
    Given: 49

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    Let's just be happy we're still in the B12 and not worry about divisions until the time comes.



  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 18,043, Level: 40
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 7
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CONEClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    798
    Points
    18,043
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: OK and OKST move to North?

    If the conference moves to 12 teams, the biggest thing stopping this is rivalry between OU and UT.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM