Originally posted on Salt Lake Tribune  |  Last updated 10/16/11
BYU athletic director says Cougars did not turn down Big 12 invite By Jay Drew The Salt Lake Tribune Published Oct 15, 2011 11:42PM MDT Corvallis, Ore. • Brigham Young University, an independent in football, has not been invited to join the Big 12 Conference, but has been involved in talks with that league and has “no intentions of not being with the big boys” when the conference realignment craze that is altering the collegiate sports landscape concludes, BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe said Saturday in ending the school’s six weeks of silence on the matter. “Some people have stated out there that we have rejected an offer to ... Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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