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.
30 comments, Last at 21 Jun 2010, 12:58pm by Displaced Cane
Auburn is the most unlikely contender ever to reach the BCS title game, but the Tigers are also hitting top speed at the right time to defend the SEC banner in Pasadena. Plus a new top 25, the Lowsman Trophy watch and the rest from the final regular-season weekend on campus.