It was a perfect Week 1 for the retooled Big 12, at least as far as the scoreboard goes. All the league’s members, including newcomers TCU and West Virginia, got off to winning starts.
C-USA and the Mountain West have made the decision to merge. While they agreed to merge football-only October, 2011, the later decision was made to compete in all sports. Good decision for the two conferences?
This game might have come too soon for the Houston Cougars. But, you get the sense from Head Coach Kevin Sumlin that it wouldn’t really matter when they play Mike Price and the UTEP Miners on Thursday night.