After Big 12 and Pac-10 leaders met last month in Phoenix and discussed helping each other with television and non-conference scheduling, someone wondered aloud to Tommy Tuberville if the talks might mushroom into something more.
Not possible, the new Texas Tech coach replied, dismissing the idea of a merger. Too hard to pull off.
"It goes to show you how quickly things can change,'' Tuberville said Thursday. "I had no clue. And I'm still a little amazed that this is going on.''