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Muahahaha
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Ohio
Member since Nov 2005
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Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.

If this have been posted before, I apologize, this is the first I have seen this.

Big Ten expansion take...


ATLTiger
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re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
interesting stuff, I don't think I'd ever heard Texas mentioned before, but then I hadn't paid too much attention to the whole thing. always figured it'd be ND, Pitt, or Syracuse.


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Rockerbraves
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re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
Notre Dame is the only school that most Big Ten fans would accept.


Muahahaha
Ohio State Fan
Ohio
Member since Nov 2005
3687 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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Notre Dame is the only school that most Big Ten fans would accept.


I respectively disagree. I think at one time they did. But several rejections from ND, I think most are ready to move on to someone else now..like Missouri, Texas, Nebraska, etc.
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mylsuhat
New Orleans Saints Fan
NOLA
Member since Mar 2008
40266 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
it would hurt Tejas fans that dont want to travel accross the county for a road game... their following (on the road) will drastically decrease


mylsuhat
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NOLA
Member since Mar 2008
40266 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
and the Red River Rivalry will still have to be played so that would give Tejas an OOC team to play every year that will not help them one bit with a loss. its not the same as a confrence game because you still have to play schools like tOSU and well nevermind


SlowFlowPro
Stanford Fan
Simple Solutions to Complex Probs
Member since Jan 2004
311154 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
i seriously doubt those numbers of TV revenue per school are correct. SERIOUSLY. DOUBT.


BuckeyeFan87
Ohio State Fan
Columbus
Member since Dec 2007
22821 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
When I mentioned Texas as a possibility(and mentioned how UT fans seemed to like the idea on their message board) I was laughed at.


ohiosportfan777
Ohio Fan
Valdosta, GA
Member since Dec 2007
2738 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
I like the idea of Texas. They're a perfect fit.


SlowFlowPro
Stanford Fan
Simple Solutions to Complex Probs
Member since Jan 2004
311154 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
you'd think the texas state legislature may have something to do with keeping them out of he big10


SprintFun
Ohio State Fan
Columbus, OH
Member since Dec 2007
42400 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
I can't see how it works geographically at all. It would be like a 3 hour flight each way for them...I can't see how it wouldn't cost a fortune to ship their women's basketball team up here 15 times a year. Not to mention crap like a synchronized swimming team, pistol team, etc.

In football it's not as bad, but damn it'd be rough in every other sport.

They'd own the shite out of Big10 baseball


specs1
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2005
10015 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
If the Big 10 wants a team that would make their conference much more attractive and dynamic, they should get Boisie, conditional of course upon removing that ridiculous blue turf!


BuckeyeFan87
Ohio State Fan
Columbus
Member since Dec 2007
22821 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
frick adding Boise.


H-Town Tiger
Toledo Fan
Member since Nov 2003
43216 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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i seriously doubt those numbers of TV revenue per school are correct. SERIOUSLY. DOUBT.


why


H-Town Tiger
Toledo Fan
Member since Nov 2003
43216 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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Red River Rivalry will still have to be played so that would give Tejas an OOC team to play every year that will not help them one bit with a loss.


Do you mean it would not hurt them with a loss?

BTW they are 4-1 last 5 v. OU.


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specs1
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2005
10015 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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frick adding Boise.


No doubt OSU would not want it's annual schedule that requires playing 2 serious opponents disrupted. We understand.

But from a national attention perspective, BSU would be a home run and would probably dominate the western division of the current Little 10+1.


H-Town Tiger
Toledo Fan
Member since Nov 2003
43216 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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you'd think the texas state legislature may have something to do with keeping them out of he big10


doubtful


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SprintFun
Ohio State Fan
Columbus, OH
Member since Dec 2007
42400 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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No doubt OSU would not want it's annual schedule that requires playing 2 serious opponents disrupted. We understand.

But from a national attention perspective, BSU would be a home run and would probably dominate the western division of the current Little 10+1.





Boise can play football...great...we need an all around athletic program to join. Not to mention academically, alumni base, TV market, etc. Boise brings nothing to the table.


specs1
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2005
10015 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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Boise brings nothing to the table.


What exactly do Illinois and Indiana contribute in the fall?


H-Town Tiger
Toledo Fan
Member since Nov 2003
43216 posts

re: Interesting take on Big Ten expansion..prob. the best explanation.
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What exactly do Illinois and Indiana contribute in the fall?


why don't you read the article dip shite.

Ill brings the state of Ill in the fall fyi.
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