The Big 12 decided not to expand beyond its 10 teams, but the decision reportedly didn't come as easily as initially announced.
Commissioner Bob Bowlsby stated Monday the team would not add new members after considering close to 20 schools for admission, according to Jake Trotter of ESPN. Bowlsby also explained the vote among the league's presidents and chancellors was unanimous and no individual schools were discussed.
When asked to clarify his league's position on crowning a champion, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said it is the prerogative of the College Football Playoff selection committee, not the conference to pick the best four teams.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby spoke with the Sentinel about autonomy, the new College Football Playoff and whether he could ever see the league expanding.
Here’s what the conference is feeling a little self-conscious about. Here’s an internal Big 12 memo obtained by ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, who reports the memo instructed league members to describe the conference’s decision to not expan...
If the Big 12 is looking for expansion prospects, perhaps the league should look north. North of Kansas. North, toward Fargo, N.D., and North Dakota State. Last month, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby didn't completely close the door...