Big 12 problems trace to league’s roots

Somehow the Big 12 doesn’t work?

To some members, yes, and that’s why conference faces an uncertain future as it finishes its 14th year of competition.

In a sense, the uncertainty was predictable, and it goes back to the conference’s roots.

“There were some rough edges going, I was probably one of the rough edges myself,” Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne said.