West Virginia University is officially a member of the Big XII as of July 1 after the school settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit with the school’s former conference, the Big East.
When Frank Haith left the University of Miami for the University of Missouri, many Hurricanes fans said good riddance. But, based on Haith’s start at Mizzou, they might be regretting that feeling.
The Bowl Championship Series, or BCS, has become the bane of many college football fans. But the most powerful commissioner in college sports says big changes could be on the way.
The 2012 Discover Orange Bowl was supposed to be about offense. Unfortunately for Clemson, only West Virginia’s offense showed up and proceeded to slaughter the Tigers, 70-33.
As the 2012 Bowl season heads down the final stretch, it’s safe to say that the best football in the country is played in the SEC and the Big XII.
While the Southeastern Conference was accidentally welcoming the Missouri Tigers to the conference; the Big XII Conference plucked another football power from the rapidly collapsing Big East Conference.
The Florida Gators will have to prepare for a trip to Texas in the coming years after Texas A&M was admitted to the conference. The Gators may also head west to Columbia, Missouri if things fall into place.
Athletic directors from the Southeastern Conference have come together in Birmingham to put together a plan to assimilate Texas A&M into the league. But the meeting is also being held against the backdrop of possibly more conference expansion.
The Florida State Seminoles football team is readying to do battle against the number one Oklahoma Sooners; but off the field, the school’s administration is preparing for conference Armageddon.
It appears that the winds of change in college football conferences are getting ready to hit hurricane strength.