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Divisions If Clemson & FSU Join The Big 12

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by InTheBuff, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. InTheBuff

    InTheBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Saw this from a Sooner fan on another website.

    East:

    WV
    Clemson
    FSU
    ISU
    Baylor
    TCU

    West:

    OU
    UT
    Okie Lite
    KSU
    KU
    Texas Tech
     
  2. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    damn I forgot that WVU joined the Big 12. Where do Virginia Tech and Miami go if they join the Big 12? Did the SEC learn their lesson going to 14 or will they push to 16?
     
  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    that is some ****** conference action right there. I forgot just how ****** the remaining non OU/UT teams were in that conference.
     
  4. Unleash Hell

    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    Thats funny, 5 teams not named UT or OU in that conference finished with 10+ wins last year. More Big 12 teams had 10+ wins than SEC teams.
     
  5. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    If WVU can keep their FL pipeline open, they will be giving OU and TX all they want and then some.....
     
  6. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Fluke year.
    ze cyclical nature of CFB will take hold soon enough.
     
  7. Bone Buff

    Bone Buff Well-Known Member

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    Bailer will lose their **** if they don't get to play the other Texass schools every year.
     
  8. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Baylor will throw a tantrum like usual, but they will do what they are told in the end.
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Baylor fan will be littering the internet with pronouncements that they willingly agreed to join the eastern division for the greater good of the conference. That division needed their elite program to balance Oklahoma like Florida State does Texas.
     
  10. boulder77

    boulder77 Certified Organic Club Member

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    fify
     
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  11. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    rep. sir.
     
  12. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    The cyclowns were awarded parole (got to stay in a big-boy conference) only to find themselves standing in front of the firing squad.
     
  13. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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  14. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    I give FSU and Clemson about a 1% chance of actually leaving.

    Virginia Tech stays put right where they are given the ****storm of bitching and moaning they caused to get the necessary politicking to get into the ACC. The only theoretical way VT would *ever* be able to go to the SEC is if UVA can go to the B1G.
     
  15. JimmyBuff

    JimmyBuff Well-Known Member

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    Why the heck would Clemson and FSU join that ****?
     
  16. OUBuff

    OUBuff American Club Member

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    FIFY... rep at will :smile2:

    Couldn't figure out what to do with the west... :huh:
     
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  17. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    They don't want to be left out in the cold in a 4-superconference world.
     
  18. Clean Undies

    Clean Undies Flagship of the 12-Pac Club Member

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    That ISU-WV rivalry matchup has Thursday and Friday night broadcast timeslots written all over it.

    The Baylor-TCU game has some serious self important douchebag potential. "It's just as important as Bedlam and the RRS.

    The attendence plans for both Texas Bible colleges is contingent upon having legions of fans from those B12 south teams on the schedule every year. Lol
     
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  19. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    i think you have to put OU and UT in different divisions somehow for the post Big XII to mean anything divisionally.

    it's nonsense, but the whole thing is nonsense.
     
  20. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    And you know that Big Brothers OU and UT thought about that. Politically, they're not state funded like the other Okie and Tejas schools. And competitively, it's better to keep them from growing too wealthy.
     
  21. buffedup

    buffedup Cooler than a Popsicle Stand. Club Member

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    The only reason anybody is jumping conferences...$$$. Course, we left to join a more appropriate conference, we just got rich in the process.
     
  22. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    Because they're both football-first schools in a basketball conference that acts like UNC is the center of the universe. This move would undoubtedly put the Big 12 as one of the 4 elite football conferences and meanwhile the ACC can sit by and still have its little tobacco road basketball klan.

    Oh yea, and this would mean more money for FSU and Clemson.
     
  23. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    Likely they will have about 10 million reasons a year. The Big XII media contract with them included is likely to be much richer than the ACC media contract ever will be. Also as Sacky mentioned it virtually guarantees them a place at the table if we end up in a superconference situation while the ACC and the Big East teams will probably be scrambling for a place to land. Clemson and FSU would be very likely to among those included in the final set-up but who wants to take the risk.
     
  24. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I have no doubt that behind closed doors there are powers within the conference plotting how to replace Iowa State with someone from the ACC.

    That way, they could go to 16 and have UT, TTU, BU, TCU, OU, OSU, KU, KSU in the west.
     
  25. CVilleBuff

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    Hey Carolina, a bit off-topic, but were you aware that Swofford's son, Chad, was employed in the Boston College athletic department when BC got invited to the ACC? Explains a lot, doesn't it? Interesting that he now works at Raycom Sports, too...

    Here's a good read on ACC media that mentions some of this http://www.forbes.com/sites/chrissm...rights-and-why-theyre-killing-the-conference/
     
  26. skibum

    skibum Did not pee on the Alamo. Club Member

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    ditto
     
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  27. CarolinaBuff

    CarolinaBuff Weekend Poster Club Member

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    That is pretty interesting about Swofford's son, especially how his son now works for Raycom and how the ACC cut a bad deal for their 3rd-tier rights. Hmm...

    I just think the ACC is in trouble on the football side of the house, and the few ACC schools who are serious about football will bolt at the first good offer that comes along.
     

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