Introducing a New Summer Work Out: Pac-20
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big-12 Meltdown
Not even 48 hours have passed since the biggest piece of news in college sports since the last great news item the NIL. Per CBS Sports: “Texas, Oklahoma expected to declare intent to leave Big 12 in '24-48 hours' with SEC as landing spot.” This is despite the objections by the current Texas SEC team: Texas A&M,
This move neuters the Big 12 as a conference since besides Texas and Oklahoma all other teams do not have the historic or the recent success needed to maintain the conference at the Power 5 level. With that in mind, the internet has been abuzz with speculation about what the rest of the Big 12 would do (Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas Tech, University of Kansas, and West Virginia).
Some schools have begun reaching out to other conferences like the Big 10. Which with the addition of KU would provide the conference with a
As a whole, they have truly become desperate and have reached out to the Pac-12 to form the ...
PAC-20, your new summer workout to get BIG. CONTINENTAL. REACH.
The thoughts on flying from Morgantown, WV to Berkeley, then back, then to Seattle Washington? In the words of the WVU fans:
Of course, the college football Twitter has been having a lot of fun at the expense of the two defectors:
Or at the expense of the Big 12:
Or just pointing out how dependent on the Texas and Oklahoma the Big 12 teams are:
Maryland and Cal can both agree that Texas is merely running away from the clearly superior flagship state colleges.
And some SEC coaches got in on the fun as well :
Forget adding teams, the Pac 12 might be in danger of losing teams. Cal can easily find itself on the Island of Misfit toys if USC, Oregon, and UW were to leave for the Big Ten or some sort of new super conference.
Larry Scott really set back the Pac 12 in terms of national relevance and more importantly money/revenue. The Pac 12 should have eliminated the 9 game conference schedule years ago and went to 8 as they would have helped with national ranking and perception as it would have increased each programs win totals.
IMO we should boot utah and the incorrectly named bison while giving asu and the cats a one time opportunity to justify their existence in the PACIFIC conference. old school baby.