It could be said that the Big 12 Conference is currently in pieces following the intended departures of the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners to the SEC, a move that shook the college football landscape to its core. In other words, it doesn’t look good for the Big 12.
Over the days and weeks to come, we’ll be noting each and every realignment rumor.
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: How an expanded SEC could match NCAA’s intake of $1.3 billion in revenue
Austin American-Statesman: Texas football’s record against SEC teams really might surprise you
Dallas Morning News: What comes next? Attempting to answer pressing questions on Texas and Oklahoma’s Big 12 exit
Dallas Morning News: ‘This action was strategic’: Big 12, remaining schools react to Texas, Oklahoma leaving conference
247Sports: Sources: ‘A lot will happen this week’ in Texas and Oklahoma’s bid to join SEC
247Sports: Mike at Night: The questions facing Texas entering the SEC
247Sports: Lane Kiffin says he is ‘proud’ of Steve Sarkisian
Inside Texas: Burton: What’s going to happen today?
Inside Texas: Degraded Nash Equilibrium: How Texas & OU can play in the SEC in 2022
Inside Texas: Burton: Grand plans
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
247Sports: SEC only adds to strong recruiting pitch for Texas
247Sports: The Stampede: How the SEC move can impact Texas recruiting immediately
247Sports: After announcing decision date, how likely is it that Keyonte George commits to Texas?
247Sports: Five-star defensive lineman Jayden Wayne planning return trip to Texas
247Sports: Four-star WR C.J. Williams set to announce commitment on CBS Sports HQ
Inside Texas: Kam Dewberry talks Texas, Oklahoma and recruiting
Inside Texas: Just In Time Evening News: High school coaches react to Texas and the SEC
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: How Baylor should react to Texas and Oklahoma leaving the Big 12
Viva the Matadors: West Texas meeting West Coast?
Viva the Matadors: The 10 most interesting Red Raiders to watch during training camp
Frogs O’ War: Monday Morning Quarterback: Prepare the Viking funeral, the Big 12 is dead
Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Football: OU’s own 100-year decision
The Smoking Musket: WVU Director of Athletics Shane Lyons releases statement regarding conference realignment
Wide Right & Natty Lite: The radical plan to save college football
Wide Right & Natty Lite: Three-star forward Demarion Watson commits to Iowa State
Rock Chalk Talk: 38 Days: Horns down
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Simone Biles’ Olympic withdrawal could be her greatest act of heroism
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Texas and Oklahoma have formally applied for SEC membership.
Letter from Oklahoma and Texas to the SEC pic.twitter.com/Ja1fmDNwaN— Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) July 27, 2021
- Texas’ new turf cost a whopping $429,000. But take a closer look at this photo.
Texas just got the turf on the field remodeled. Take a close look. pic.twitter.com/DWqh8nXHYO— J G (@JermGarcia) July 23, 2021
- Texas commit Lydia Jacoby won a gold medal in women’s swimming this week.