College Football: The Big Ten in the Era of the Super Conferece

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College Football: The Big Ten in the Era of the Super Conferece
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Jim Delaney hit the jackpot landing Nebraska last summer, will this round of expansion treat him as well?

With Oklahoma prepared to lead the final exodus destined to kill the Big XII, the era of super conferences is on the horizon.  The Pac-12 appears be the first to reach 16 by adding the Sooners, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech. 

The Big Ten, SEC and Big East/ACC will likely follow the Pac-12's lead in the coming months.  Speculation is that the SEC is targeting the states of North Carolina and Virginia for expansion to add new markets to its media footprint.  The fourth major conference will likely be born out of what remains when the Big Ten and SEC are finished picking through the ACC and Big East.

While the other three super conferences appear to have one path to follow, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney appears to have several options going forward. 

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