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12hMax Olson

Dream and nightmare scenarios: Texas

A Big 12 title trophy and a 10-year extension for Charlie Strong... or will Texas be searching for a new coach next season?

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13hJake Trotter

Could Tulane be the Big 12 expansion wild card?

Don't underestimate the academic profile of New Orleans-based Tulane as an expansion school in the minds of the Big 12's presidents and chancellors.

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Texas defense was historically bad

The Longhorns' 453 yards per game allowed on defense last season were the most in the history of the program.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Some political context to consider as Texas leadership offers its support for Houston's Big 12 bid: UT System Chancellor William McRaven has been pursuing expansion into Houston with ambitious and controversial plans for a research center. The UT System is planning to spend $450 million over 30 years for the research center's 300 acres of land. UH regents are not happy with that plan, fearing it's an invasion of their territory. Might they be appeased by UT backing their Big 12 hopes?

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma president David Boren issues statement to ESPN on Texas president Greg Fenves publicly supporting Houston's Big 12 expansion candidacy: "As Chairman of the Big 12 Conference, it is not appropriate for me to comment on the prospects of any individual university."

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has echoed the state's Gov. and is demanding Houston be invited to the Big 12:

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston regents chair Tilman Fertitta, on his school receiving the Big 12 expansion endorsement of Texas president Greg Fenves: "I very much appreciate it. I always thought President Fenves was an intelligent man. We can't do this without the support of our burnt orange neighbors. We appreciate them all."

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7dMitch Sherman

Big 12 coaches sound off on expansion plans

From improving the conference's playoff chances to strengthening its fan appeal, Big 12 football coaches weighed in on the possibility of expansion.

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7dESPN.com

Roundtable: Big 12 media days, expansion

In today's roundtable, we discuss takeaways from Big 12 media days and thoughts on the conference's decision to move toward expansion.

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How close is Texas to where Strong wants to be?

Texas coach Charlie Strong chats with Ivan Maisel about how close the program is to what he wants it to be, the excitement surrounding the lineman joining the team and more.

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Charlie Strong: Texas' leadership, QB plans

Texas coach Charlie Strong shares his thoughts on the Big 12's potential expansion, the Longhorns' QB situation, the team's leadership, signing released Baylor recruits and granting second chances.

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Strong unites team in wake of violence (1:41)
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Strong sees 2016 season as turning point for Longhorns (1:13)

Team Stats

Passing Yards145.9118th
Rushing Yards224.820th
Points For28.867th
Points Against30.3Tied-90th

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