Seven Reasons Why You Should Be Upset About Texas and the Big 12

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Seven Reasons Why You Should Be Upset About Texas and the Big 12

So the news has been broken by now, and we all know it: The University of Texas at Austin is staying in the Big 12 Conference, despite the defections of Colorado to the Pac-10 and Nebraska to the Big Ten (For purposes of this article, I will use the current official names of the conferences rather than speculative ones such as Pac-11, Pac-12, etc.).

For some, it was a joyous occasion: The college landscape would not be altered too significantly, and with the exception of Nebraska's history with the old Big 8 Conference, few rivalries would be lost. Money did not reign supreme after all.

However, if you look more closely at The World That Might Have Been, you can see that money could have done some great things for college football as a whole...even if some schools would have been in trouble in the immediate future.

This is a list of seven reasons why I am irritated with Texas for preventing that seismic shift from happening.

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