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Statement from the Big 12 on Texas A&M

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The Big 12 Conference just released the following statement about Texas A&M’s decision to leave the conference:

Statements from the Big 12 Conference on Texas A&M Withdrawal

Board of Directors Chairman and University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton: “The chancellors and presidents of the Big 12 are committed to keeping our conference competitively and academically strong.  We have a process in place that enables us to move aggressively regarding the possible expansion of the conference and to assure our members and student-athletes that we will take advantage of the most productive opportunities in the best interests of all.”

Commissioner Dan Beebe :  “Texas A&M president R. Bowen Loftin has notified the Conference of his decision to withdraw the university from the Big 12 effective June 30, 2012. The presidents and chancellors of the nine remaining member institutions are steadfast in their commitment to the Big 12. As previously stated, the Conference will move forward aggressively exploring its membership options.”

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Jenni Carlson

Jenni Carlson, a sports columnist at The Oklahoman since 1999, came by her love of sports honestly. She grew up in a sports-loving family in Kansas. Her dad coached baseball and did color commentary on the radio for the high school football... Read more ›

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