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CFP committee digs into feasibility of early expansion to 12

Sep. 08, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — In a meeting room just down the hall from where the plan for a 12-team College Football Playoff came to life almost 2 1/2 years ago, the conference commissioners who manage the postseason system finally began the next phase of expansion: implementation. The 11-member...

Big 12 last time at 10 teams; Oklahoma State seeks 2nd title

Aug. 26, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

Mike Gundy is the only Big 12 head coach still around from the last time the conference was going through so much change. That a little more than a decade ago, about the time Oklahoma State won its only championship in the league. With new commissioner Brett Yormark already in...

Big 12's new boss Yormark learning NCAA issues in real time

Jul. 31, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark is learning the NCAA's issues in real time and during a period of sweeping change and uncertainty. While Monday is Yormark's first day working full-time out of the Big 12 office, leaving behind Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, the...

Big 12 changes coming after one last season with 10 schools

Jul. 14, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — On the surface at Big 12 football media days, nothing really appeared much different. The 10 mannequins lining the main stage donned the uniforms of the same schools that have made up the conference for a decade. As the annual two-day kickoff event wound up...

New commish: Big 12 open for business amid realignment talk

Jul. 13, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark declared the league “open for business," saying that while nothing is imminent all options will be considered as he takes over with conference realignment again shaking college sports. Yormark made his introductory...