As Wednesday night reports broke that Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe would soon step down, one name emerged above all the rest as his potential interim replacement. Chuck Neinas is that name. Neinas has now confirmed he's been approached about the job, according to the KC Star's Mike DeArmond, and that he's applied, according to CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd.
Beebe's command of the Big 12 has been precarious for a while now, with the Oklahoma Sooners reportedly demanding his exit earlier in the week. He's led the conference since 2007, during which time it has lost three teams and almost four more. Sounds like a pretty fun job to walk into.
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