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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Will Texas, Oklahoma’s time in Big 12 overlap with new members?

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Plus: Texas’ depth chart for Arkansas this weekend

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The Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners are leaving the Big 12 for the SEC.

You know that. I know that. Your mother knows that. Everyone knows that by now.

And according to some of the latest reporting, the Big 12 also plans to add the Houston Cougars, the BYU Cougars, the Cincinnati Bearcats and the UCF Golden Knights, at last bringing Big 12’s number of teams to match, well, the conference’s name once again.

Among the many, many, many, many questions at hand for how the latest round of realignment will go down in the coming years and seasons, however, is: Will the six aforementioned teams’ time in the conference overlap?

There’s insight into this particular question, too – thanks to The Athletic.

In fact, it’s possible if the four new Big 12 schools follow through with their reported intention of joining the conference in 2023, which would a require a negotiated fee for three of the schools to leave the American Conference. Texas and Oklahoma, as has also been previously reported, have stuck to their guns in saying that they plan to stick around until 2025. But will they? That probably depends on who you ask, and when you ask it.

Also, are there a million other moving pieces that make that possibility less and less likely?

The short answer: yes.

So, no, it doesn’t seem likely, y’all. The times are a’changing. Fast.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Timmy Allen driven by his mother’s spirit at Texas

Dallas Morning News: 5 things Texas fans need to know about Arkansas: Defensive core leads charge for the Razorbacks

Dallas Morning News: Luke Brockermeyer is taking advantage of Texas’ departures at LB, has made presence felt

247Sports: The Insider: Experts give first impressions of Sarkisian’s offense

247Sports: The Flagship: In-depth Arkansas preview with HawgSports publisher Trey Biddy

Inside Texas: Peering through the Hubble: Week 2 Big 12 previews

Inside Texas: Inside the gameplan: Staying clean in the pig pen

Inside Texas: Headset Heavyweights: 3 advanced metrics to preview Sark vs. Odom

Inside Texas: Arkansas Razorbacks football preview

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Podcast: Previewing the Arkansas Razorbacks

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: Four-Star ATH Arlis Boardingham has four schools standing outs

247Sports: Afternoon Delight: Where things stand with four-star DL Justice Finkley ahead of decision

247Sports: No. 1 2023 offensive tackle Kadyn Proctor names his first top schools list

247Sports: Texas was the first to call Marlin 2023 EDGE Derion Gullette on Sept. 1

247Sports: Four-star 2023 SOC DB Jayvon Thomas in no hurry with recruitment

247Sports: Four-star 2023 CB Malik Muhammad sorting through options

Inside Texas: 5 Texas High School football games to watch for week 3

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: Big 12 will add BYU, UCF, Houston and Cincinnati on Friday—Yahoo and Brett McMurphy report

Viva the Matadors: Erik Ezukanma dominates the Cougars

Viva the Matadors: Matador Mailbag: What is Texas Tech’s ceiling?

Frogs O’ War: Predictions: TCU Football vs Cal

Frogs O’ War: ‘This is [not] the Cheez-It Bowl’: A Q&A with Write for California

Cowboys Ride For Free: Three Things I Want to See from Oklahoma State: Week Two

The Smoking Musket: Bluefield native Sean Martin shows improvement in season opener

The Smoking Musket: Three things I want from LIU

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Defensive and Offensive Players to Watch: Week 2

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: Tom Brady is freaking out over NFL defenders now wearing single digit numbers

SB Nation: Cowboys CB Anthony Brown is eyeing perhaps the biggest game of his life Thursday

SB Nation: Bill Belichick’s comments on Cam Newton should be instructive for all of us

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • Texas’ depth chart heading into the Arkansas Razorbacks game.
  • In Sark’s world, every opponent is “faceless” – Arkansas included.