16 Jun 2010
Needless to say, the odds are very good that the Utes will accept the offer. Assuming the Big Ten is done for now (it will almost certainly be a few months before they decide whether to make another move or not), that leaves our conference realignment scorecard as follows:
Adds Boise State
Historically, this would constitute a downright blizzard of activity. But after all the rumors from the last few weeks, this seems somewhat underwhelming. Regardless, the Pac-10 will likely have a new name, two conferences (Pac-10, Big Ten) will be adding conference championship games, one conference will likely be losing a conference championship game ... and yes, the Big Ten has 12 teams and the Big 12 has ten. Good times all around.
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Brian Fremeau is back for his 10th season of college football advanced stats at Football Outsiders, with a lesson on average teams (like Arkansas State) and updated FEI projections for 2016.