The conference’s July expansion announcement was carefully worded. Oklahoma president David Boren, who has been been quite outspoken for years about the possibility of the Big 12 expanding, is now reportedly leaning against expansion.
Can confirm report, via sources, by @SIPeteThamel that Oklahoma, Boren now negative on Big 12 expansion, a potential game - changer. — Chuck Carlton (@ChuckCarltonDMN) September 27, 2016
This may seem like a drastic change of events from this past summer, when all signs seemed to point toward expansion, but there are a few reasons why expansion was never a surefire thing.
Remember that time when everyone changed conferences. You had repressed that memory, didn’t you? Sorry for bringing it up. Anyway, University of Oklahoma President David Boren appears to remember the time fondly, because he once aga...
He joins Oklahoma's president in favoring expansion. Less than a week after Oklahoma president David Boren said that he hopes the Big 12 expands, another Big 12 president is on board with expansion, too, and it appears they aren't a...
New reports suggest that Oklahoma president David Boren is against the idea.