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Big 12 Expansion Rumors: Big 12 AD's 'Committed' To 10 Members

Rumors over the past month have been swirling about possible conference realignment, which all started when Chip Brown mused that Florida State to the Big 12 could make sense. Ever since, we've seen a whirlwind of rumors regarding Florida State, Miami, Georgia Tech, Clemson and even Notre Dame and potential interest between those schools and the Big 12.

Today, Chuck Neinas, acting Big 12 commissioner, did his best to quell those rumors following the first day of the Big 12 meetings.

Earlier today, Peter Bean over at Burnt Orange Nation spoke about how expansion might not make sense for the Longhorns. Apparently, at through day one of the meetings, and at least publicly, the athletic directors in the Big 12 are against expanding the conference beyond its 10 current members. This could be for a slew of reasons, but almost certainly, it's driven by money in some capacity.

Things could very well change over the course of the summer, as incoming commissioner Bob Bowlsby is on record saying he will be vigilant when it comes to expansion, but as of now, it looks like the Big 12 is happy with 10.

For more on Big 12 expansion, be sure to check back here at SB Nation Dallas throughout the summer.

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