Mike Gundy just isn’t as vocal as Mike Leach, however he’s not afraid to let you know how he feels.
Gundy talked concerning the Huge 12, which is dropping Texas and OU but additionally gaining BYU, Cincinnati, Houston, and UCF, however Gundy stated that he felt the Longhorns and Sooners had been leaving to the SEC for cash and nothing else. In reality, he was so far as to say that Texas and Oklahoma “took the cash and ran”.
“Let’s simply lower to the chase. They made a option to financially safe their athletic departments for the subsequent 12 to fifteen years,” Gundy informed ESPN. “Folks can speak about all the explanations, however that’s why they did it, all for the cash, and took a number of historical past out of this league and a number of historical past out of school soccer with them.”
Schools are positively making an attempt to make energy conferences, and that’s cool, however I agree with Gundy.
Gundy went on additional to say this is the reason school soccer is altering and dropping the rivalries.
“They form of made that call once they left for the SEC. It’s simply not going to be possible. We’re scheduled out to 2036, I believe, and I’m certain the SEC goes to 9 convention video games. They’ll need to, or the media will kill them. The followers would like to preserve taking part in [Bedlam], however the individuals behind the doorways who make the selections are going to say, ‘No. That’s what you lose, some nice rivalries and a number of historical past.”
Do you agree with Mike Gundy? He has some good factors.