Baylor coach Art Briles would support the Big 12 adding two teams if the league can keep the revenues for each team already in the league unchanged.
Briles made the comments on the Paul Finebaum Show. Via the Dallas Morning News:
“Let’s go,” Briles said. “If we can keep the same money, and the dollar bill runs it, but if we can keep the same money we’re giving our universities, I’m for it.”
One of the possible hangups of the Big 12 adding teams is that the league's current revenue would be split 12 ways instead of 10, resulting in less money per team. The conference distributed an average of approximately $25 million to its 10 teams in 2014-2015. That's a figure about $6 million less than the average per-team revenue of SEC schools.
Oklahoma president David Boren supports a move to 12 teams and said the conference's TV contract could increase proportionally if the league expanded. The league has said it's currentlyRead More »from Art Briles is open to the possibility of Big 12 expansion