Multiple reports came down Tuesday on the idea that the Big 12 Conference is in serious talks with six of the 10 remaining Pac 12 teams, including Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Arizona State, Utah and Colorado, the latter of whom is a former Big 12 member.
If all six go to the Big 12, that means the conference will have at least 18 members in 2025.
The Big 12 is having serious talks with six Pac-12 schools - Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Washington - and is determined to move quickly, sources tell @TheAthletic.— Max Olson (@max_olson) July 6, 2022
More on their efforts and "aggressive" new commish: https://t.co/sIaJLDR5Ml
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
247Sports: Morning Brew: Steve Sarkisian on Year 1 lessons learned, his pitch to recruits and facing Bama on Sept. 10
247Sports: The ‘Arch Effect’ making for unprecedented Texas football offseason
Inside Texas: Texas’ 2022 schedule: Louisiana-Monroe
Inside Texas: Texas football: What’s next for Christian Jones?
Inside Texas: Texas Football: Normalcy bias and the immutable lie
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Austin American-Statesman: Arch Manning high school highlights showcase passing, throwing ability
Austin American-Statesman: From Vince to Hudson: A look at the top QBs signed by Texas since 2000
247Sports: A decision coming Friday for 5-star WR Jalen Brown, who will pick between five
247Sports: The Huddle: Wednesday intel
Inside Texas: Steve Sarkisian hints at recruiting pitch offered to 2023 recruits, portal prospects
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Dallas Morning News: As uncertainty looms over Pac-12′s future, Big 12 needs to get in on the firesale
Our Daily Bears: Baylor football goes on historic recruiting run
Viva the Matadors: Realignment talks foreshadow upcoming Big 12 Media Days
The Smoking Musket: Can WVU improve its situation in this round of conference realignment?
Wide Right & Natty Lite: CFB REALIGNMENT SPECULATION
Bring On The Cats: K-State Football: Wildcats land big-time in-state QB
Rock Chalk Talk: What are Kansas’ options in realignment?
Rock Chalk Talk: NCAA Tournament is too big to ignore with conference realignment going crazy
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Negative headlines during training camp reveal more information than positive ones
SB Nation: Mike Grier makes history as NHL’s first Black general manager
SB Nation: Joey Chestnut stopped in the middle of the hot dog eating contest to choke out a protester
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Bob Bowlsby. Maybe. Perhaps. We honestly don’t know, but it feels likely.