I think the fire there was tu/OU. Colorado was that warm, charred remnants at the edge of the inferno that is the tea sips thinking they are the center of the universe.
Originally Posted by hokieball
I believe there was smoke in that situation. Pac-10 wanted Colorado with a group of 5 other Big XII schools (I think Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, & Oklahoma State). Texas wanted to go (badly), but wanted the Pac-10 to take a different team other than Colorado (I think Baylor) and Texas A&M didn't want to go. The Pac-10 gave Texas the finger essentially and invited Colorado anyway by itself. They then added Utah just to get to twelve schools.