In light of new numerical and political realities, the former "Big 12" conference will now be known as "Texas's Gang". Like any proper posse, status and money will be distributed according to how close you sit to the boss. Mike Alden has released a statement saying: "we are a prou... are a pr..We are... a member of Texas's Gang." Dan Beebee released his own statement shortly thereafter saying: "We are a proud member of Texas's Gang, SIR." (note: couldn't post this without putting a URL in, so here is the onion for your entertainment and diversion. Lord knows we need it right now).