6.16: Barry Tompkins on Pac-10 Expansion
CSNBayArea.com columnist Barry Tompkins tells Damon Andrews, "it's all about the money."
-- now John -- team guru and Jason Bay Area columnist very top cans and very. This has been a story this you've been in on from the ground floor so the pac ten is now considered a super conference with twelve teams was historically moved to boost football. I think as a move to boost the purses of all the teams in the conference including of course Utah and Colorado I'm -- I think really it's all about money that is the bottom. The reason for of course now there will be six at least six match -- done -- quite yet. But at least to six team divisions -- championship game conference championship game means a lot of money to every school. In the news conference so I think more than anything else it's money motivated but I think the bottom line is it's a very good thing for the conference very good thing college sports first addition to the. -- since 1978. I Utah brings a winning pedigree to the pac ten with this move where does the new look pac ten fit monks got out of Boston lead conference's. Well you know there's always gonna be that debate if you live in Atlanta are live anywhere and eastern seaboard depressing. -- SEC's toughest conference and you still make an argument for that now revamped Big 12 Conference the Big Ten that. I have a bias on the first one to admit I think we play. -- more sophisticated level of football live here I don't think. Work quite as athletic as the SEC is. Or or or maybe even the big twelve but I think just in terms of what type of football we play I think Utah absolutely will fit right in. And for that matter I think Colorado was more suited honestly to the wit style of football to play in the pac ten that it was in the big twelve. Things -- still flowed very thank you so much here before 11. On the view -- -- was located at Salt Lake City enrollment of 28000. With eighteen varsity sports. In football they have bowl history. Twelve and straight to an old BCS game that includes -- magical 2005 Fiesta Bowl.