BYU football: Cougars won't be joining Big East

by | Nov. 23, 2011

Saints & Sports

It appears the Big East's expansion plan to add BYU has fallen apart, and the Cougars have opted to stay the course as an independent in football.

According to multiple sources, negotiations between BYU and Big East have ended — mainly because they can't come to an agreement on television rights.

A source with knowledge of the talks between BYU and the Big East told the Deseret News on Tuesday night that deal is over and that the Big East will invite San Diego State instead, perhaps as soon as Monday.

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