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Lawmakers concerned about UT leaving Big 12 conference make their case to Gov. Greg Abbott's office

Four prominent lawmakers — one each with ties to Baylor University, Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University and Texas A&M University — met with Gov. Greg Abbott’s staff Thursday, one day after news broke that the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma had reached out to the Southeastern Conference about joining.

Texas running back Keaontay Ingram runs the ball against Louisiana Tech at a game in Austin on Aug. 31, 2019.

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