Colorado Breaks Piggy Bank, Bolts Big 12 Ahead Of Schedule

The University of Colorado, long rumored to be exploring the possibility of exiting the Big 12 a year ahead of schedule, will reportedly pay a hefty buyout to join the Pac-10 in 2011:

Chip Brown of Orangebloods.com (as if I need to tell you that at this point) is reporting that the Colorado Buffaloes WILL be leaving the Big 12 to join the Pac-10 after this season. Chip reports that the Buffaloes will be paying about $6.8 million of around $19 million of our revenues from the conference to leave.

At this rate, Dan Hawkins will never, ever be fired, because Colorado will never have the money, which will be even funnier once he has to play Pac-10 opponents on the regular.

Follow this story as it develops in this StoryStream and at SB Nation's Ralphie Report.

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