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Posted Wednesday September 21, 2011, About: ESPN Reports PAC 12 will not expand to 16 teams.
'Horns never stopped cheating, were the biggest offenders back in the '80's, SMU was sacrificed to save the state universities....
Posted Wednesday September 21, 2011, About: ESPN Reports PAC 12 will not expand to 16 teams.
Bargaining power was the state legislature wouldn't commit to any schools without UT/TT and A&M being part of the pkg... and giving the Big 8 90% of the TV's in Texas
Posted Wednesday September 21, 2011, About: ESPN Reports PAC 12 will not expand to 16 teams.
Permanent University Fund....UT was granted a couple of million acres by the state legislature, now get all the oil & gas revenue
Posted Wednesday September 21, 2011, About: ESPN Reports PAC 12 will not expand to 16 teams.
PUF is what drives UT - around $17B in assets.... hard to compete with that kind of money.... and it is mandated in the Texas Constitution.... even the other state universities don't get a piece of the pie....

so really didn't earn it per se
Posted Wednesday September 21, 2011, About: ESPN Reports PAC 12 will not expand to 16 teams.
Merger of the SWC with the Big8 was set up to fail, Texas was given multiple enticements to encourage them to join..
Posted Wednesday September 21, 2011, About: ESPN Reports PAC 12 will not expand to 16 teams.
Texas has the advantage of the state endowment program.... that they get the lion's share of the proceeds... Baylor is a private university
Posted Wednesday September 21, 2011, About: ESPN Reports PAC 12 will not expand to 16 teams.
TU needs to be taken down a notch, was hoping a move to the PacXII+IV would knock some sense into them - Nebraska and Colorado have already left the BigXII-II and now A&M is following suit.... mostly due to being tired of the Longhorns and their holier-than-thou BS

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