Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 11/27/12
Missouri in the SEC? Maryland in the Big 10? Houston in the… BIG EAST? Better yet, TULANE to the Big East? A Texas-TCU game… on Thanksgiving? College football is essentially a parade of post-graduate women who, mired in long-term relationships that their friends and family deem steady, suddenly find the need to “break free” and “find themselves.” Maryland is leaving the ACC for the Big Ten. Will it find success like Texas A&M or TCU, or fine that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side? (Image credit: AP via AnnArbor.com) Texas A&M Let’s take the easiest possible example: Texas A&M. For over 100 years the Aggies played in a conference where they had natural rivals, and one large rival (who could possibly be the more successful boyfriend) looming large over them. While many cite the advent of the Longhorn Network (maybe the boyfriend got a promotion, or his shiny new toy was too much for this blue collar-esque girl) as the reason for the breakup, it was essentially
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