ATHENS — Texas and Oklahoma will most certainly accept invitations today the SEC voted to extend on Thursday, changing the face of college football and likely triggering more movement.
For every action, there’s a reaction, and in this case, the fallout will be extensive.
The Longhorns and Sooners are contracted to be in the Big 12 until June of 2025, but it’s not out of the question they make the move sooner.
The schools would have to pay an estimated $75 to $85 million in penalties to break the agreement in place, or, hope the Big 12 breaks apart before the end of the contract.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby has accused ESPN of encouraging other conferences to pilfer teams from what remains of his league, which is now down to eight teams.
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