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    Default Re: Tulane Has a Road Map to Big 12 Membership

    Well, they ain't getting in so there's that.


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    Tulane has two negatives, fan support, sucks at FBS football. If they can somehow overcome one of those two perceptions they may have a shot. Problem is both are not currently trending upwards.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CajunEXPRESS View Post
    Tulane has two negatives, fan support, sucks at FBS football. If they can somehow overcome one of those two perceptions they may have a shot. Problem is both are not currently trending upwards.
    That tends to change when you start recruiting to the big 12 and your fans can watch you play Oklahoma, Texas, tcu, Baylor TTU and WVU.

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    At least they're trying...something that is not a given at the Athletic or Martin Hall Bunkers...


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    Quote Originally Posted by fanof71 View Post
    At least they're trying...something that is not a given at the Athletic or Martin Hall Bunkers...
    At least they are being mentioned and I promise you the biggest reason is the relationship of Tulane AD and big 12 commissioner....good thing our AD is so like able and outgoing...such a people person...out there shaking hands and kissing babies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazycajun View Post
    At least they are being mentioned and I promise you the biggest reason is the relationship of Tulane AD and big 12 commissioner....good thing our AD is so like able and outgoing...such a people person...out there shaking hands and kissing babies.
    Don't you mean shaking babies and kissing hands?

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    3 articles since last night touting Tulane. This is what happens when you have aggressive leadership. There are 60 AAU schools in America. Tulane is one. Tulane has excellent alumni. Big 12 cares A LOT about academics. Tulane is in New Orleans, a hot bed for recruiting, Big 12 tie in to Sugar Bowl. Big 12 is also, per Dennis Dodd, looking to bring another state (preferably LA) into the fold.

    Tulane has a shot.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CajunEXPRESS View Post
    Tulane has two negatives, fan support, sucks at FBS football. If they can somehow overcome one of those two perceptions they may have a shot. Problem is both are not currently trending upwards.
    Tulane has almost zero chance of this working. Being in New Orleans is a big selling point, but if you look at the other schools (several of them) are ready to pony up tons of cash to be a part of the party. Example, Memphis has FedEX backing them with a huge commitment of cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fanof71 View Post
    Tulane has almost zero chance of this working. Being in New Orleans is a big selling point, but if you look at the other schools (several of them) are ready to pony up tons of cash to be a part of the party. Example, Memphis has FedEX backing them with a huge commitment of cash.
    If you don't think Tulane is ready to drop some cash on this, you'd be mistaken..

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    BYU,Cincinatti,Memphis,Tulane....football tradition and brand,georgraphic partner for WVU and good brand, basketball power and recruiting hotbed-FedEx, academics and recruiting hotbed...if they go 4


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    Quote Originally Posted by fanof71 View Post
    At least they're trying...something that is not a given at the Athletic or Martin Hall Bunkers...
    This is the point.

    Marketing.

    Even if they come up short, the practice will pay dividends in some other endeavor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ManAboutTown View Post
    If you don't think Tulane is ready to drop some cash on this, you'd be mistaken..
    You're probably right....

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    Default Re: Tulane Has a Road Map to Big 12 Membership

    Tulane is in the room guys, they are in the conversation and going after it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by basinbear View Post
    Tulane is in the room guys, they are in the conversation and going after it.
    They have changed the conversation.

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    SEC has Vandy. Big 10 has Northwestern. PAC12 had Stanford. ACC has Duke. Big 12 needs a private academic school to hang their hat on.

    Next game will be to cull that herd to 64.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoomZoom View Post
    SEC has Vandy. Big 10 has Northwestern. PAC12 had Stanford. ACC has Duke. Big 12 needs a private academic school to hang their hat on.

    Next game will be to cull that herd to 64.
    Big 12 has UT Austin. Your point stands, just saying big 12 is not starved for prestigious academia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZoomZoom View Post
    SEC has Vandy. Big 10 has Northwestern. PAC12 had Stanford. ACC has Duke. Big 12 needs a private academic school to hang their hat on.

    Next game will be to cull that herd to 64.
    Baylor

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbine View Post
    They have changed the conversation.
    Sell the attributes of your University and make the commitment that the Conference needs to hear. They have taken on the aggressive attitude that Tech took when pursuing CUSA membership. They may not get the call but I do admire them for pursuing this in an aggressive manner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ManAboutTown View Post
    Big 12 has UT Austin. Your point stands, just saying big 12 is not starved for prestigious academia.
    Well, the 'horns performance on the gridiron has been one of a typical private institution as of late.

    Baylor's recent police blotter makes the old FSU blotter look like an alter boy list. Even the guys from "THe U" have to go dammmnnnn.
    Last edited by ZoomZoom; July 21st, 2016 at 07:39 am. Reason: I miss my dots....

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