Preemptive sour grapes. "Give me a break " tells us the Big12 isn't even talking to the yewts but we know it's talking to at least Arizona.
And that makes sense. There's no reason to talk to the Ewe. They add nothing.
The best Harlan can do is ride the gravy train while it lasts, and desperately try to make it last, because the PAC is their only option