Nebraska Joins Big Ten Conference: Conversation with Big Red Network

June 12th, 2010 by Buckeye Commentary Leave a reply »
Now that Nebraska has officially joined the Conference , I thought it would be nice to talk with some of the most knowledgeable Cornhusker fans out there.  Darren and Steve from Big Red Network were kind enough to have a conversation, the results of which you can see below, and over on their site.  As we get closer to Nebraska’s (proposed) debut in 2011, I hope we can have a few more dialogues.  In the meantime, best of luck in your Farewell Big 12 Tour.

If they had their collective druthers, would Nebraska fans rather stay in the current Big 12?

Darren (BRN): At this point, no. There are some who will miss the traditions established by the old Big 8 days, especially the affiliation with Oklahoma. But even that became tarnished when the Big 12 was formed. And, I don’t think people feel a sense of nostalgia for the last decade and a half. And the events of the last few weeks have made co-existing in the Big 12 pretty much impossible. I talk to a lot of fans, and unanimously they are excited at the prospect of joining the Big Ten. Sure, there will be some critics. But most see the Big Ten as a very good move for NU.

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