This rumor comes from an ESPN announcer in the Nashville area. Take it FWIW.
According to a radio host in Nashville on 102.5 the game, the Big 12 ó which does not currently have a championship game ó is going to add two more teams in the offseason and, according to his information, those two teams will be Cincinnati and Memphis.
This, of course, isnít Pat Forde or Pete Thamel reporting here. But itís certainly fun to think about, isnít it?
The Tigers won the American Athletic Conference this season, their first conference championship in football since 1971. Coach Justin Fuente has led one of the more impressive turnarounds in the country, taking the Tigers from 3-9 in 2013 to 9-3 just a year later.
ďIím being told that (FedEx CEO) Fred Smith has obviously opened up the checkbook and is helping ease this process along,Ē Darren McFarland said today on Sports Night.