Likely just being used as a bargaining chip same way San Antonio was used by the now Las Vegas Raiders but Austin some reason is being floated as a replacement city for the NFL Buffalo Bills as Buffalo is balking at a $1.5B taxpayer funded new stadium.
Should someone break it to the Bills that Austin won't even begin to entertain discussions of fully funding a new stadium let alone the Cowboys and Texans go along with a 3rd Texas franchise. Best we can probably do is find some toxic land to donate to the cause?
The University of Texas Longhorns now joining the big boys in the SEC would also have a little something to say locally but who knows, according to Twitter:
Crazier things have happened in Austin recently so... Hook 'Em Buffs?