Looking for new conference? Social media reacts to promotional tweet from Kansas
The Big 12’s future is uncertain – to put it mildly – now that Oklahoma and Texas and Oklahoma have accepted invitations to join the SEC.
On the conference realignment rumor mill, there have been a wide variety of suggestions for what happens to the Big 12 and the eight remaining teams in the conference. Judging by a Friday night tweet, Kansas is actively promoting itself to other potentially interested conferences.
On social media, the tweet from the official Kansas athletics Twitter account was widely mocked for coming off as desperate, in addition to using Kansas City, Missouri, to help sell KU.
Here’s a sample of what some college football fans and media members had to say:
Feeling nervous about Power Five standing? https://t.co/zdAZj7EpmJ
— Pat Forde (@ByPatForde) July 31, 2021
Just shut my university down if I have to make a graphic pimping out a future airport terminal. https://t.co/nqO0FGiZXV
— MSU NIL history-makers (@Sheehan_Sports) July 31, 2021
— Ryan Decker (@RDeckerWboy) July 30, 2021
“New airport terminal”
Is Kansas recruiting…Dads https://t.co/l5gzuYOJyr
— BUM CHILLUPS AKA SPENCER HALL (@edsbs) July 30, 2021
Weird way to post your resume for the Big 10 https://t.co/d4O3zxF3RE
— Jake Winderman (@jakewinderman) July 30, 2021
“No, baby, I’m on Tinder so I can see how lucky I am to have you.“ https://t.co/4Von9rGa1L
— Dieter Kurtenbach (@dieter) July 30, 2021
This is KU asking to buy the B1G a drink and see where things go. https://t.co/rImp7uTyq8
— Charles Evans (@banditref) July 31, 2021
This is the opposite of playing it cool. Just relax.
— _33 (@33KSU) July 30, 2021
This sounds like a subliminal Big Ten pitch…..
— Thomas Nelson 🇺🇸 (@ThomasNelsonKS) July 30, 2021
— Ed Kennedy (@EdKennedyV) July 30, 2021
— TempleTuffFB (@Off_The_Hook3) July 30, 2021