Originally Posted by eazyb81
This isn't accurate at all. The schools are not "paying" money, the conference is withholding unearned TV revenue over the next two years. So the conference is not just sitting on tens of millions right now that it can use for FSU's buyout. Also the gross amount withheld between Mizzou and A&M is $25MM, but the net amount is about $3MM less due to A&M getting a portion of the contract signed with Fox last year.
meaningless semantics. I am aware of the fine details of how the Big 12 recovers the money, but its not really important because its not like we're house-rich and cash-poor. We've got plenty of cash to float a loan.