Oklahoma President David Boren walks off the field before the game against the Baylor Bears November 10, 2012 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Baylor 42-34. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

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Oklahoma president says ‘I’m not out to get Texas’

Posted May 12th, 2016

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Oklahoma president David Boren met with members of the media Thursday afternoon in Norman after the school’s regents met to discuss a variety of issues.

Boren has pushed for the Big 12 to expand, add a conference network and a football championship game.

But he knows that for part of his plans to happen, Texas would need to give up the Longhorn Network, which gives the Longhorns an extra $15 million a year.

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Boren said he does not expect a decision on expansion to come later this month when the Big 12 presidents and athletic directors gather in Dallas.  Rather, he said he expects a decision, which he indicated might need to be unanimous, could come by the end of the year.

He also told reporters that he’d received pitches from 25 schools seeking to join the Big 12.

And, he also said:

 

 

 

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