San Diego State athletic director Jim Sterk, who wants to join the Big 12:
We've been able to show how well we capture the San Diego television market in the last couple of years and have a program that's really on the rise and have a lot of things going for it. We're a member of the Mountain West Conference, and we think it's a very good conference. But if things realign, you never know how the sands are moving.
As always, San Diego State's best conference realignment pitch remains, "You get to travel to San Diego."