College football teams look to make a statement off the field with their uniforms in Week 3.
— Clayton Tune completed 22 of 30 passes for 236 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Alton McCaskill rushed for two TDs and caught a third as Houston walloped crosstown rival Rice 44-7 on Saturday night.
- AAC willing to let departing teams go before 2024
- Big 12 gives OK to BYU, Cincinnati, Houston, UCF
- Sources: Big 12 set to receive four applications
- Sources: BYU, Houston among top Big 12 options
The American Athletic Conference will be willing to negotiate a higher exit fee to accommodate earlier departures of UCF, Cincinnati and Houston to the Big 12 Conference, AAC commissioner Mike Aresco told ESPN on Friday.
What you need to know about the Big 12 planning to add BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF to its league.
BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF have been accepted as members of the Big 12 after a vote of the conference's presidents and chancellors. The Big 12 is looking to bolster itself ahead of the planned departures of Oklahoma and Texas.
— Tyler Shough accounted for two touchdowns, Tahj Brooks rushed for 134 yards and two touchdowns, and Texas Tech beat Houston 38-21 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.
— Michigan transfer Ren Hefley had a record-setting day in his first start for Presbyterian, tossing a FCS record 10 touchdowns in leading the Blue Hose to an 84-43 season-opening victory over NAIA-member St. Andrews on Saturday.
BYU, Houston, UCF and Cincinnati are planning to submit applications next week to join the Big 12, sources confirmed to ESPN. The most realistic timeline for the teams from the American to join is 2024, sources said.
The four leading candidates to possibly join the Big 12 are BYU, UCF, Cincinnati and Houston, sources confirmed to ESPN.
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