Top 5 (Mostly Non-Football) Reasons Texas Is A Bad Fit For Big Ten Expansion

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Top 5 (Mostly Non-Football) Reasons Texas Is A Bad Fit For Big Ten Expansion

To be honest, I can't believe I'm even writing this article.

Where does the Big Ten get off? Texas? Of all the fish in the expansion pond, the Big Ten goes for the most difficult catch?

As far as I'm concerned, the second the Lawrence Journal-World & News reported last week that the Big Ten was making "overtures" toward the University of Texas, this story became a dead issue. And others seem to agree.

A high-ranking Texas official told the Austin American-Statesman last Friday that a Texas move to the Big Ten "ain't going to happen."

There's myriad reasons why the Longhorns would (or, should I say "will") spurn the Big Ten's invitation, some of which have absolutely nothing to do with football—as you'll soon see.

And, if you're a fan of the conference who's clinging to the prospect of Texas actually becoming that elusive 12th member, take your seat somewhere in the depths of hell while you wait for it to freeze over and for monkeys to come spiraling out of Satan's ass.

On, we go...

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