Big 12 football headed to FX?

The Big 12 is still negotiating its next contract with Fox Sports, but it sounds like Fox plans to move games from the Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA to FX, a cable network, in the fall.

From Broadcast and Cable:

The package of 13 Fox Sports on FX games, some of which will air in primetime, is being carved out of rights deals Fox Sports already has with the Big 12 [...]

A Big 12 and Pac-12 game of the week will continue to air on Fox Sports Net, but FX is likely to get the best games. Other college football games will appear on Fox's regional sports networks. In all, Fox will televise more than 170 college football games on its networks.

Fox Sports wants to strengthen the sports coverage on its cable networks, and this seems like a good way to do it. The network plans announce the first three games in June, and will select flex games along with ESPN and other networks in six and 12-day windows during the season.