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Former Texas Longhorns athletic director DeLoss Dodds thinks the Big 12 Conference should add more teams, according to a recent ESPN story on the Southwest Conference.

“Times continue to change and I think the Big 12 is probably concerned about the number of institutions in the Big 12, the future TV contracts and those kinds of things,” Dodds said, per 247Sports. “I think there’s going to be some movement again in the next two, three, four years. I think things will change again. How that happens or when that happens, I’m not sure. But I think maybe the Big 12 probably needs more members.”


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