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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas HC Chris Beard: Big 12 road games will be tough in lead up to SEC move

Plus: The AAC makes it official with latest expansion move

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 18 Rice at Texas Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Texas Longhorns men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard understands it’s going to be tough for a while for his program in the Big 12 Conference, at least prior to the SEC move.

In other words, our fellow conference colleagues are pissed at us Longhorns.

At the Oklahoma Sooners, too.

“When you play at Texas, you’re going to be a big game on everyone’s schedule,” Beard said, per 247Sports. “For some people maybe the biggest game, but for everyone it’s a big game. Comes with a lot of responsibility. We tell our guys all the time everybody can’t play or coach at Texas. But it’s similar to a lot of schools in our league. I think this year with the coaching change, with the move to the SEC at some point, is there going to be some extra stuff? Yes. ... I think what we do with our team is consistent with one of the key pillars of our culture, what we call truth telling. We’re not going to talk about anything other than reality. We’ve already begun talking to our players about how difficult it’s going to be to do the things that we’d like to do. But it’s really no different than anywhere else I’ve ever coached. If you’re going to try to be in the fight, then you have to understand you’re going to have to overcome a lot of adversity. I think this year there will be some adversity on the road, no doubt.”


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