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    Colorado may leave after this year not wait till 2012

    Speaking at his conference's media days, commissioner Dan Beebe seemed hopeful that the two sides could finalize a deal before the start of the 2010 season, and that it "makes the most sense" for CU to leave -- along with Nebraska -- in time for the 2011 season.


    "I think all of us have that interest," Beebe said when asked about CU leaving a year earlier than originally planned. "We just have to make sure we've got everything solidified in terms of all the issues.


    "Everybody has been tremendous in terms of working together. There has been a very, very strong expression by our board and our athletics directors about ensuring that these relationships are treated well and that both institutions that are departing are treated with the utmost respect. That's been demonstrated in what we've carried out so far."


    Of course, the key issue as far as the timing in CU's departure is money. Some reports have the penalty for leaving in time for the '11 season pegged at $20 million, although sources have told the Boulder Daily Camera that the the total cost to CU in lost revenues would come in somewhere between $9 and $14 million.



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    Re: Colorado may leave after this year not wait till 2012

    I think this has been in the works for a while now. It makes zero sense for them to stay.



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    Re: Colorado may leave after this year not wait till 2012

    They should leave after the 2010 season, it makes the most sense for everyone involved. I really have no idea why anyone would want them to stay an extra year...other than to beat them in Ames one last time.


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    Re: Colorado may leave after this year not wait till 2012

    They pretty much have to leave after this season.



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    Re: Colorado may leave after this year not wait till 2012

    It makes no sense for them to stay another year. Get the **** out CU.



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