SEC should keep its foot on the clutch
If other big conferences expand, the SEC should be ready to make a move from 12 schools to 16.
Notre Dame could keep Big Ten expansion from getting messy, although the Fighting Irish long ago established they’d rather take their ball and NBC contract and go home than play nice with their geographic rivals. So it’s safe to assume Notre Dame resists the Big Ten’s come-ons.
But what about Nebraska and Missouri, both of whom reportedly have been given deadlines by the Big 12 to tell the conference whether they’re leaving?
Missouri is eager to find a conference with an equal revenue-sharing plan, while ESPN.com reported Nebraska athletics director Tom Osborne met with Ohio State coach Jim Tressel in April (presumably not about their shared love of red sweaters)