Big 12 Expansion: Florida State Next To Deny Contact's Been Made

You may recall Florida St. Seminoles Board of Trustees chair Andy Haggard from his starring turn as that guy who got real mad about the ACC that one time. After insisting FSU should listen if the Big 12 comes calling, Haggard is denying that the Big 12 has in fact done so:

"We have not heard a thing and we have not approached them and they have not approached us," said Andy Haggard, the chair of FSU's Board of Trustees. "If anybody approaches us, we are certainly going to listen to them. We have an obligation to Florida State to listen. You can't close the door."

Speculation on the Noles has reached the point at which college football observers respond with a wink and a nod to anything said by any official on any side of the issue. Just two weeks ago, a denial by Haggard would've slammed the story shut for the time being, but now everyone's convinced it's really happening, so we're all a bunch of super spies all of a sudden.

The Miami Hurricanes, Virginia Tech Hokies and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets all previously alleged that no talks have happened, while multiple reports claim otherwise.

For more on FSU football, visit Florida State blog Tomahawk Nation and SB Nation Tampa Bay.

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