Report: Florida State U Pres. Says Faculty Opposed To Joining 'Academically Weaker' Big 12

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

After a Florida State trustee chairman roasted the ACC's new TV deal this week by calling it "mind-boggling" and "shocking ," FSU president Eric Barron flatly denied his school's possible interest in joining the Big 12.

Now, it seems Barron is doing more than just talking about a potential Big 12 move. He's laying out the pros and cons on paper.

In a memo obtained by the Associated Press, Barron reportedly outlined four reasons in favor of a Big 12 move and seven against it.

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