joel thomas is live with more on what the move would mean for the school. joel. >> reporter: well, the school's been trying to do more rather than expand the football stadium. it's trying to expand the national prestige in the move to the
12 that would be a
big step towards doing thatto. the
12 offered an invitation to join the ranks this morning. that conferce is look to hold itself together after texas a&m left and missouri i'd other conferences. tcu promised to join the
big east and would have to pay a $5 million to get out of that deal. but, the frogs would joing ou, baylor -- join ou, baylor and texas tech and others. they say the old rivalry would make it a great fit. >> i think it's a great fit considering travel cost from a economic perspective and it's a great fit. but also, image t wise you know, being in the
big 1 can help you know the recruiting ground in texas.