Aftershocks of Big Ten expansion could alter entire landscape

“Given the success the SEC has experienced over the past decade, we are very comfortable with the position in which we find ourselves today,” Slive said after a day of BCS meetings. “Having said that, if there is going to be a significant shift in the conference paradigm, the SEC will be strategic and thoughtful to make sure that it maintains its position as one of the nation’s pre-eminent conferences.”