***Official Who's Wanting to Leave the Big XII Thread***

Discussion in 'Big XII Conference' started by SCarolinaCy, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. SCarolinaCy

    SCarolinaCy Active Member

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  2. cyclonepower

    cyclonepower Well-Known Member

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    not us, but our opinion doesnt matter
     
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  4. Cyballz

    Cyballz Well-Known Member

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    What? Everything Stoops has said has insinuated he would rather stay in the Big 12 with no championship game. Of all people Stoops knows how much of a trap a conference championship game is. This year OU has to get by Texas, A&M and OSU and they're playing for national title. If they go to the PAC-12 they would have to travel all over the western half of the country and still beat someone like USC or Oregon in a championship game to have a shot at the title.
     
  5. BooneCy

    BooneCy Well-Known Member

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    How is this thread productive or beneficial at all. Unless, all who say the Big 12 is doomed go to this thread and stay off the other ones.
     
  6. sdillon500

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    Yes, because whenever I start a campfire, I know once I see smoke I can immediately put my feet up & grab a beer. My job is done, that log is smoking, the campfire is roaring.
     
  7. IowaStateClones

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    I heard Iowa State has already sent the paperwork in to join the SEC
     
  8. hawkeyeh8r

    hawkeyeh8r Well-Known Member

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    wow i cant wait for football season to start so these dumb threads go away
     
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  9. MNCyGuy

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    I don't know if OU gets to the Pac-12 without Texas and so on and so forth.

    Really, every move any school can make seems to depend on at least one other school or conference. That's why it's so maddening, because there's not simple "if a happens than b happens" logic to follow.

    It's like that arm pretzel game you used to play at camp as a kid, except no one is allowed to talk to each other. I think it's the uncertainty of what happens next that keeps everyone else from making a move, or at least keeps the process moving VERY SLOWLY.
     
  10. ISUAgronomist

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    :biglaugh: They won't go away until we have 12 members again. Then they will start up again in May-June.
     
  11. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    cough thread merge cough
     
  12. cyguytillidie

    cyguytillidie Well-Known Member

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    I heard this too!

    Where there is smoke.....
     
  13. State43

    State43 Well-Known Member

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    They are starting their own network, leaving would be not only a waste of money and time, but stupid.
     
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    Dave Sittler: Bob Stoops pondering life without a Big 12 | Tulsa World


    From the article:

    He confirmed Tuesday that membership in a Pac-16 still excites him.

    "Think about it," Stoops said. "A (league) championship game in the Rose Bowl, going to USC to play, the Rose Bowl and playing UCLA (the storied stadium serves as the Bruins' home field) ..."


    Stoops also still believes if the Sooners eventually head west that it's vital to take at least three Big 12 teams with them.
     
  15. SCarolinaCy

    SCarolinaCy Active Member

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    First time I've read all his comments. I don't see anything out of line and in fact it reads to me they want the B12 to be stable and add members and live on, but if not, we have options.
     
  17. Cyforce

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    thought we were going to the NFC North?

    sorry replyed to the wrong post.
     
  18. RING4CY

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    21 hours 59 minutes to go.
     
  19. Tank

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    Just saw this scroll across the bottom on the TV during the TCU/Baylor game.

    I think it is time for ISU be proactive and start looking elsewhere and secure a spot in a BCS conference before the Big 12 explodes and we are left on the outside looking in b/c if that happens, I see ISU having to join Conference USA or the MAC.

    I am hoping for the Mountain West or the Big East.
     
  20. ISUAgronomist

    ISUAgronomist Well-Known Member

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    Nice cherry picked article writing. The entire statement is nowhere as negative as ESPN makes it appear.
     

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