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Is Tommy Tuberville Betting Against The Big 12? It Sure Sounds Like It!

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I guess the illusion that everything is rosy in the Big 12 has been foiled by Texas Tech's Tommy Tuberville. In an interview yesterday on Rivals Radio, Tuberville showed very little, if any at all, confidence in the long-term viability of the Big 12 Conference.

Check out his comments after the jump!

"I don't think this conference will last long because there is too much disparity between all the teams," Tuberville told host Bill King. "In the SEC, for instance, Vanderbilt makes as much money in the television contract as Florida. Everybody is good with it. Everybody is on the same page. Everyone gets the same votes.

"That doesn't happen here in the Big 12. We have some teams that get a little bit more money and have a little bit more stroke than some of the other teams. And when that happens, you're gonna have teams looking for better avenues to leave and reasons to leave."

"We have a 10-team league right now, but I just don't know how long that's gonna last, to be honest with you."

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So I guess the big looming question is, what's the point? Why then, did the conference keep together just to crash and burn a few years down the road?/