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Published: Thursday, Aug. 19 2010 4:31 p.m. MDT

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dallascoug

Q: does anyone think BYU will someday be in the big 12?

CaliforniaCougar

BYU needs to go forward with its Independent objectives to open up more opportunities to play more schools like Texas. This joke about Nevada and Fresno State not being available to play is a blessing in disguise. Why would BYU fans want to continue watching BYU play those schools? Really. Here is a sample schedule for BYU ...

Sept Utah (just play this game right out of the gate every year)
Sept Pac 12 opponent
Sept Pac 12 opponent
Sept BCS opponent (SEC, Big Ten, Big Twelve, ACC, Big East)
Oct Utah State (General Conference)
Oct BCS opponent (SEC, Big Ten, Big Twelve, ACC, Big East)
Oct BCS opponent (SEC, Big Ten, Big Twelve, ACC, Big East)
Oct MWC opponent
Nov MWC opponent
Nov Notre Dame
Nov Navy
Nov Army
Dec Hawaii (make it an annual game in Honolulu every year; very popular game there; excellent for Church exposure in the Pacific)

ESPN can generate many of the games above and BYUTV can take care of the rest.

SportsFan

hedgehog
"BYU in the WCC.... only in my wildest dreams could I have dreamed this..."

Dream this:

BYU playing every week on national television

while Utah only occassionally makes the cut to have one of their games televised when the Utes are playing one of PAC bigshots.

Utah/Washington State, Utah/Arizona, Utah/Colorado will all be shunted to late Saturday night regional broadcasts, if they're televised at all.

To see how often you can expect to see Utah games nationally televised, check out how many Washington State games are televised nationally in 2010.

Dave S

What's the big deal here? Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe Texas played at Wyoming last year didn't they?

DEW Cougars

yes texas did go to Laramie last year and was losing in the first half and then 2nd half was a blowout with T win.

TheHailstorm

justmeagain
Just what do you remember about freedom of speech or freedom of the press ?
If you don't like the Utes, stop reading their comments.
This is an open public forum and if you just want to read about BYU then stick with "The Daily Universe".

bigdaddy

@utah10

(yawn) that's okay because BYU just got the #1 QB in the land and will pass all over Texas next season. I can't wait for 2011!

Meanwhile, hope you enjoy another typical 3rd place MWC finish.

bigdaddy

@Chris B

I agree with you. Heaps will probably generate the majority of those 134 pts with TD passes to Chambers, Apo, and Jacobsen.

Oklahoma was just the appetizer last year. In 2011 Texas will be the main course!

bigdaddy

@Wedgie

We'll tune up Texas just like we tuned up Oklahoma and their Heisman trophy winning QB and all their first round NFL draft picks last year. Texas will provide us a great start to another 10+ win season in 2011.

Meanwhile in the basement of the Pac 10, Washington St, Arizona and ASU will all make room for the conferences newest footstool. Be sure to schedule enough FBS teams so you can go 6-6.

Bigute

@UteFan24

That's a good point. I'm worried about our cream cheese defense going up against a Heisman candidate like Dion Lewis.

If our 4th string RB (a walk-on) is chunking out 120 yds in a scrimmage on our defense, Lewis will run for 300 yds without breaking a sweat.

AFter looking through our tough schedule, we're going to be lucky to go 4-8. That's not how I want to finish our last season in the MWC with another 6th place finish. That certainly doesn't speak well about our prospects in a much tougher conference like the Pac 10.

bigdaddy

@Big Rock

Go back to the Nick Jr message boards. The WCC doesn't exist for football.

bigdaddy

@otonashii1

Awesome Post! Playing the Sooners was fun last year and a welcome change from some of the lamer games we usually get (Pac 10 opponents).

We're looking forward to playing the Longhorns even more.

Go Cougars!! Hook'em Horns!!

fyre

GO independent and do this. See you can play TEXAS. What a game. Forget the little MWC and go big. Be in control of your future... not bowing to Craig Thompson and no-name MWC teams.

GO FOR IT COUGARS!

(from a Ute fan)

wayne

If the MWC wants to keep BYU and they do. they must give BYU some freedom to make money on out of league games. BYU is crying exposure but what they really mean is give me more money.

we are willing to not go to lower tier bowl games to make more money during the season.

Fire Holmoe for putting BYU in this mess.

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