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No need for Big 12 to rush to action on David Boren's expansion talk

When University of Oklahoma president David Boren suggested last week that the Big 12 “should strive for” expansion, he set off a predictable wave. In the college landscape, the topic of conference realignment is dry tinder. 1,112 more words


Report: Deregulation of conference titles expected to pass in January

Deregulation of conference championships may be on the horizon in college football, and that could open some interesting doors to some changes in a conference near you. 654 more words

Rumor Mill

Early signing period for football close to becoming reality

An early signing period for college football is close to becoming a reality after years of debate and discussion about giving prospects the opportunity to end their recruitment before February. 683 more words

SEC News

Big 12 agrees on football tiebreaker procedure

PHOENIX — The Big 12 formalized its football tiebreaking procedures here Wednesday as it wrapped up spring meetings at the Arizona Biltmore hotel.

One day after commissioner Bob Bowlsby indicated that Big 12 members were not interested at this point in starting a conference championship game for the 10-team league, the tiebreaking procedures could become important in the College Football Playoff discussion. 243 more words


The Big 12 Can't Make Up Its Mind

It’s late at night. Too late in fact. Time is no object to Bob Bowlsby as he leans over the table as the roulette wheel starts to spin. 947 more words

College Football

Big 12's Bowlsby Backs Off Title Game Talk

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PHOENIX (AP) – The Big 12 has tapped the brakes on the conference championship game talk.

Last week, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby strongly suggested the league would move toward bringing back its football championship to improve its chances of putting a team in the College Football Playoff. 424 more words


For Big 12 football championship, the right move is no move

PHOENIX — One week after Bob Bowlsby suggested his league had to do something about being left out of the first College Football Playoff, the Big 12 decided to do nothing — and that’s the right thing to do. 1,209 more words