Texas continues to pretend it is trying to save the Big XII. And now could there be political fallout in Texas?
From the AP: The possible breakup of the Big 12, and the prospect of Baylor and Texas A&M not joining Texas in a new league, is causing some alarm at the Texas Capitol.
The House Higher Education Committee has scheduled a Wednesday meeting “to discuss matters pertaining to higher education, including collegiate athletics.”
Gov. Rick Perry, a Texas A&M graduate and former Aggie yell leader, has appointed every regent to the schools’ respective boards. But he said this week he is staying out of the conference decisions and would not try to influence what the schools do. (read the entire AP update below)