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Big 12 Expansion: Texas fans react to conference deciding not to expand

Posted October 18th, 2016

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The Big 12 Conference announced Monday that it would not be expanding from its current format of 10 member schools.

The announcement caused quite a stir after several months of speculation and interest from a long list of candidates. And while the 11 schools who were considered viable candidates for expansion were understandably upset, a large portion of Texas fans were also miffed at the decision.

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Here’s a sampling of reactions from social media following the conference’s announcement:









 

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