New Big 12 a big bummer for some fans in Texas, sparking anger at Texas A&MBy Jim Vertuno, AP
Friday, June 18, 2010
New Big 12 a big bummer for some fans in Texas
AUSTIN, Texas — After all the congratulations about rescuing the Big 12 and sweeping promises of big payouts, fans at Texas and Texas A&M can’t help but feel disappointed.
At Texas, the decision to keep the status quo means the Longhorns are still the big dog in the Big 12, but they already were. Staying put feels a bit hollow.
Aggies fans have lit up Texas A&M internet message boards and radio shows, spewing anger that they missed a chance to join the Southeastern Conference and get out from under the Longhorns’ considerable shadow.