Texas pom squad member Jennifer Dubose cheers as the Longhorns take the filed against Iowa State at Royal-Memorial Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. (Stephen Spillman / for American-Statesman)

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

Posted October 18th, 2016


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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