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Michael Wilbon says he hates the idea of Texas and Oklahoma moving to the SEC | PTI

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but we begin again today with texas and oklahoma trying to flee the big 12 and land in the sec the big 12 leadership met yesterday to discuss the matter on a conference call and the notable absences were texas and oklahoma who the athletic reports will notify the conference of their intention to leave on monday the big 12 also discussed taking in new members or maybe even merging with the pac-12 to form a 20-team conference wilbon how do you feel about all this i hate it i hate it i grew up in a different world you know i’m not 15 years old or 25 years old right i grew up in a world where the big ten were ten schools that i cared about and knew where each of them was located and can tell you the name of their stadiums and now you’re just gonna have like two conferences that’s all it’s gonna be so much for the power five it’s gonna be the power two and each one of them will have like 25 schools and it’s a waste of my time it’s a waste of time to talk about conferences there are no more conferences and by the way i have not tony maybe you’ve heard this i haven’t heard anybody ask or answer the question why the hell should the sec even do this why the sec there’s two conferences really that matter the in in multiple sports is certainly starting in football the sec in the big ten why does the sec need texas even as big and as strong as texas well need texas so why is that why don’t the sec just say stay in your own lane we don’t need you but i i hate it it’s gonna happen and i’m gonna watch the games anyway even though i hate it the answer to all of your questions as we know is money texas and oklahoma bring in really big money let’s look at the sec for a second there’s reports that texas a m which jumped into the sec and missouri don’t want texas and oklahoma because it hurts their little geographical niche in the sec if i’m the sec and i hear this i tell them to take a walk we don’t need you texas alone brings in more money it’s an enormous state school brings in more money than both those schools combined texas and oklahoma are big money now let’s look at this for a second the traditional powers there alabama lsu florida georgia they’re not afraid of texas and oklahoma they say come on no it’s okay you will need them to your conference you well you add them to your conference you got the best conference by far you know what mike if you take ohio state and clemson as well you don’t need any other conference what’s happened to the big 12 is that they have realized now they are an also ran they’ve been shredded the thought that they would combine with the pac-12 another bag of bones tells you how desperate they are they’ve got schools like west virginia and iowa state don’t even belong there at all we’re going to not see two conferences mike we’re going to see one conference going to be enormous but we’re going to see one conference down the road negotiating their own television deals for the national championship well that we know that that’s about to happen right now i mean one doesn’t do it then if you have if you have one you have nothing so we’re not going to have college sports as we have known them that’s that the initial question was how do i like it i don’t like it i hate it let’s go back to what you said before because i am like you in this regard i remember the big eight and the southwestern conference and that’s every year that’s oklahoma texas nebraska a m smu tcu colorado you could have had a national champion from any of those schools and now they’re scattered to the wind they’re scattered yeah yes college sports as we know it is done there’s nothing to like about that that’s just people splitting up money i don’t give a damn about their money like they don’t care about mine i don’t i don’t care about that the product stinks soon watch thanks for watching espn on youtube for live streaming sports and premium content subscribe to espn plus


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Michael Wilbon says he hates the idea of Texas and Oklahoma moving to the SEC | PTI
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