Found October 22, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
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Ask folks around the Nebraska, Texas A&M and Missouri football programs, and (off the record) they’ll be glad to tell you that a big reason why each left the Big XII in recent years was because of the emergence of the Longhorn Network. The TV station which debuted in August 2011 gives Texas an absurd financial advantage  that virtually no one in college football can compete with ($300 million over 20 years, to be exact) and at times, a recruiting advantage as well. Many believe that the final straw which eventually drove Texas A&M to the SEC was when the Longhorn Network started broadcasting high school football games, games which prominently featured players both programs happened to be recruiting. And while the practice has since been stopped by the NCAA, it’s safe to say the Longhorn Network has a whole created a lot of unhappy campers in the Big XII. Well now in its second year, there is now one more person who is sick and tired of the Longhorn Network. Surprisingly, tha...
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