This Week In College Football: 4 Takeaways From First 4 WeeksConference season ramps up this week, here's what I've learned so far.
VCU Losing Coach To TexasShaka Smart to replace Rick Barnes as Longhorns leader
Michigan Beats Texas 79-65 To Advance To Sweet 16Wolverines beat the Longhorns to reach the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 for the second straight year.
Ex-University of Texas Coach Royal Dies at Age 88
QB Vince Young Out of the Game and Out of Money
Missouri Upsets Texas 17-5
Texas-Mizzou PreviewUnder Mack Brown, the Longhorns have never lost to Mizzou and have outscored them by an average of 25.2 points.
Defense Wins Championships? Perhaps Not in Big 12Five of the country's top seven teams in total offense are in the Big 12. Missouri makes it six of the top 12.
Texas Prez Says Big 12 Money Deals Can Be RedoneTexas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says Texas doesn't want to share the money from its Longhorn Network, a 20-year, $300 million deal with ESPN.
Pac-12 Says No Further Expansion"Conference stability has been our first goal and we look forward to achieving that goal through continued membership in the Big 12 Conference."
Big East, Big 12 Officials Talk MergerThe person, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said Monday there has been dialogue between athletic directors and high-level officials in the conference offices.
Are You Ready For Some Mega-Conferences?On Monday, the Texas A&M board regents authorized the school president to do whatever he wants on conference realignment.