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Here are six essential elements for Big 12 expansion

By the time you read this, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby could be perched over a plate of dry-rub ribs in Memphis asking FedEx executives how much money they can funnel into conference coffers through title sponsorships to help the hometown college secure an expansion vacancy in a Power 5 league.

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Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter on his quarterbacks at Mountain West media days

Fresno State football coach Tim DeRuyter discusses the difficulties he faced last season at quarterback, using four starters, at Mountain West media days in Las Vegas on July 27, 2016.
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Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter on his quarterbacks at Mountain West media days 4:09

Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter on his quarterbacks at Mountain West media days

Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich talks about interacting with Fake Coach Harsin 1:37

Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich talks about interacting with Fake Coach Harsin

Nevada football coach Brian Polian on social media at Mountain West media days 3:18

Nevada football coach Brian Polian on social media at Mountain West media days

San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey at Mountain West media days 1:48

San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey at Mountain West media days