🏈 Bob Bowlsby is still mad
And who can blame him?
✌🏽Happy Thursday, friends. Let’s ride.
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🗣 Bowlsby still mad
The Big 12 held its men’s basketball media day on Wednesday, which was apparently the perfect opportunity to ask conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby for more thoughts on Oklahoma and Texas’ departure from the league to the Southeastern Conference.
The short of it: Bowlsby is still mad.
In an exclusive interview with HookEm.com, Bowlsby continued to convey disapproval in OU and Texas’ move and threw a few jabs, whether he intended to or not.
The high points:
Bowlsby said he feels the move was a “personal betrayal.” Because you know, this totally wasn’t expected for like … the last decade.
"Trust is low," Bowlsby said of the Red River rivals, who are likely as eager as anyone for the divorce to finalize.
He still expects OU and Texas to say through the summer of 2025.2
The best quote from Bowlsby? “Anybody that thinks Texas’ football problems have been a result of league affiliation are completely delusional.” Ouch!
So, yeah. Bowlsby is big angry. And the article is worth your time if you enjoy Bowlsby dunking on Texas any chance he gets.
While it’s worth nothing the article was written by a Longhorns beat writer, there hasn’t felt like nearly as much OU slander from Bowlsby. The worst of it might be that Bowlsby claims Oklahoma’s administration hasn’t been forthcoming about why they’re leaving the conference.
Not that they need to, because we all know why. Bowlsby knows why.
I’m sure for OU, its final day in the league can’t come quick enough.
💭 OU’s toughest game left?
I did a radio hit on SportsTalk1400 Wednesday afternoon and was asked which of OU’s remaining games will be the toughest.
So, why not rank them?
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