The Big 12 has four new members.
The conference officially announced Friday morning that membership has been extended to Houston, BYU, Cincinnati and UCF. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
No specific date was announced for when the four programs will join, but 2022 is a very safe bet.
The announcement you’ve all been waiting for…
🚨 Big 12 Extends Membership Invitationshttps://t.co/YLZFxp0N48
— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) September 10, 2021
There you have it, folks. The Big 12 is doing what it can to stay alive and survive. These four teams have been rumored for awhile as potential members, and it’s now a done deal.
— BYU FOOTBALL (@BYUfootball) September 10, 2021
To what degree remains to be seen. It’s still not a conference that is even close to the remaining P4.
It’s the SEC, Big Ten, ACC, PAC-12 and then everyone else is a mile behind.
We have some Big news.
— University of Houston (@UHouston) September 10, 2021
We’ll see how it all shakes out at the end of the day, but the Big 12 managed to survive long enough to see another sunrise. Where they go from here remains to be seen.