Houston athletics director Mack Rhoades would not say if he has been in contact with the Big 12 in the wake of Texas A&M's plans to leave the league.
Houston began competing in Conference USA in 1996. Last summer,
two Houston-based lawmakers wrote a letter asking Big 12 officials
to consider adding Houston after Colorado and Nebraska announced
they were leaving. Texas A&M said Wednesday it plans to leave by
Rhoades said he's focused on improving Houston's athletics
program, adding that "we're always going to look to get better."
He thinks A&M's exit will prompt more realignment, but he wouldn't
speculate on how it may affect the Cougars.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.