The Big XII conference's ten teams have signed a lucrative TV contract with Fox Sports for the next thirteen years starting with the 2012 football season. The deal will average $90 million a year for the conference. When you do the math that's $1 billion, with a b. There will be 40 regular season Big XII football games per year on the Fox contract. The league's current TV deal with ESPN lasts through the 2015-2016 season and is worth $65 million per annum.
Big XII commissioner Dan Beebe said "Every game will be distributed in some form or fashion for fans to be able to reach." Oh boy! I can't wait to watch Iowa State versus Baylor. Seriously though, Robert Griffin III can do some exciting things.