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Houston Chronicle: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick calls for committee to study impact of Texas leaving Big 12

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  1. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick calls for committee to study impact of Texas leaving Big 12

    Nick Moyle, Staff writer

    AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has asked Sen. Jane Nelson to chair a new select committee on the "Future of College Sports in Texas,” a move that came hours after Texas and Oklahoma issued a joint statement to the Big 12 that served as the first step toward leaving the conference.

    In a tweet sent out Monday night Patrick said the committee’s purpose would be to “study the athletic & economic impact to TX schools & communities by UT’s exit.” A hearing is scheduled for Aug. 2.

    Read more at https://www.houstonchronicle.com/te...ick-calls-for-committee-to-study-16341455.php
  2. Oh yeah this is a great idea.
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  3. Our problems are solved.
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  4. Idiot alert
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  5. Harrumpf! Harrumpf!
  6. said it another thread, i want dan to make this his lifetime work.
  7. Maybe the biggest buffoon of them all. And that’s saying a lot.
    Volare, ftwfrog, HToady and 9 others like this.
  8. The impacts are extremely obvious, but the government never passes on a chance to waste taxpayer money
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  9. Politics is like a drug...can ruin everything, and is addictive to many people. Very expensive.

    Wouldn't it be great if they would just stop being so self-important?
  10. maybe dan should focus on real issues of importance such as addressing the growing power and water needs of the state of texas
    BrewingFrog likes this.
  11. Great timing, Dan. They’ll receive invitations July 29, accept July 30. Enjoy those “hearings” August 2.
  12. Just announced by Dan Patrick office…

    ”Texas University will not be allowed to leave the Big XII. A compromise might be reached that would allow them to leave, if they agree to drop the word “Texas” from the name.”

    Stay tuned for additional announcements from the Lt. Gov.’s office. In the mean time…
    Spit Blood ~~<~<and fornicate baylor!!
  13. Funny. I expected the signatures would be in blood, gathered from a number of daggers drawn from the backs of the former Conference mates...
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  14. The Board of Regents, the governing body for The University of Texas System, is composed of nine members who are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.
    These guys are the ones who vote on the deal. Dan is doing this to gain their attention. The fat lady has not even gotten up to sing yet.
  15. you and sink related?
  16. I wondered what happened to Dan after leaving ESPN
    tcudoc and tcufootballjh98 like this.
  17. Now we're all going to have to have gender identity cards and "constitutional" carry at every stadium.
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  18. How will the Texas legislature keep bevo from joining the SEC when they didn't stop aggy from going?
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  19. Hey, now! No logic, or dredging up old precedents here! We're talking about the Texas Legislature!

    They can stupefy anything!
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