Conference Realignment: Texas Board Of Regents To Meet, Talk Expansion On Monday

From the looks of it, Monday may be a big day for the future of the Big 12. We already know Oklahoma will hold a Board of Regents meeting on Monday, with conference alignment on the agenda. Now, Texas will get together, as well, holding a Board of Regents meeting with the same item on the agenda. Conspiracy theorists, assemble!

Here's the agenda for the Texas meeting, which includes vague and cryptic items related to conference alignment.

U. T. Austin: Discussion and appropriate action regarding potential legal issues related to athletic conference membership and contracting
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U. T. Austin: Discussion and appropriate action regarding delegation to act on matters related to athletic conference membership and contracting

The first item above will take place during a closed session and the second will be out in the open. It should be a slammin' good time.

Texas is sitting in the driver's seat again, and has plenty of options on the table, including: keeping the Big 12 alive, taking its talents west to the Pac-1? and heading east to the ACC. What happens next is anyone's guess.

For more, visit Texas Longhorns blog Burnt Orange Nation.

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