1. Penn State Should Be In the Same Big Ten Division as Michigan and Ohio State

    Hello, Penn State fans! The Big 10 has expanded to 12 teams. Instead of adding another team from the East and giving us an Eastern rival, we're left with a long plane ride halfway across the US...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,386 reads 21 comments

  2. College Football Divisional Alignment: Would Three Divisions of Four Work?

    The usual way of taking a conference of 12 for football is to divide into two divisions of six. Of course, there's always debate as to who belongs in which division for the sake of geography and competitive balance...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 193 reads 7 comments

  3. Will the Big 12 Or Pac-10 Expand to 12?

    Hello, college football fans! Recapping what happened so far (if I can): The Big 12 had meetings a few weekends ago hoping to bring commitment to the conference but things didn't go so well...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,690 reads 0 comments

  4. Why the Big 10 Should Not Root for the Big 12 To Fold

    Hello, college football fans! It looks like the Big 12 may be no more after the major teams leave. For us Big 10 fans, is that a great thing? I'm not so sure...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  5. The SEC Should Not Consider Clemson for Expansion

    Hello, college football fans! With the Pac-10 and Big 10 (and MWC) already expanding, it would seem the SEC should be considering expansion (and I'm sure they are...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 2,514 reads 7 comments

  6. How the Big Ten Can Get Notre Dame: Target Pittsburgh, Fold the Big East

    Hello, college football fans! I think most Big Ten fans are hoping for Notre Dame to join their conference. In an ideal world, Notre Dame would join the Big Ten, the Big Ten would have 12, and they'd all be happy...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 3,259 reads 4 comments

  7. Who Invited You to the Big 10, Nebraska?

    Hello, college football fans! Apparently Nebraska is headed to the Big 10. Of course, no one happened to tell the Big 10. I've obviously been following the conference shuffling this week...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,095 reads 21 comments

  8. What If College Basketball Ruled the College Sports World?

    Hint: If you don't know the name of the man holding the net, this article is not for you. Hello, college basketball fans! While the Big Ten and Pac-10 are pursuing new teams, the ...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 319 reads 1 comments

  9. How the Pac-10 Can Play Hardball with the Texas Legislature

    Hello, college football fans! This is kind of a follow-up to a previous Bleacher Report story from Reid Brooks ...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,825 reads 13 comments

  10. Pac-10 Expansion: Finding Six Ideal Candidates

    Superconference speculation has been all the rage lately at Bleacher Report. Most of the proposals, other than mine, have proposed what I call a, "4 by 16" model (four superconferences of 16 teams each)...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,251 reads 7 comments

  11. The BCS Doesn't Make Sense (or Cents)!

    Hello, college football fans! Like most college football fans, I have no love for the BCS. I want a playoff. On the other hand, I realize that money gets in the way of doing the right thing...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  12. Summarizing Super Conference Alignment Proposals

    Hello, college football fans! There have been several college realignment proposals at Bleacher Report in the last few weeks, including mine...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 897 reads 4 comments

  13. Texas Leaving The Big 12? Not So Fast

    Hello, college football fans! Texas leaving the Big 12? In the words of Lee Corso, NSF (Not so fast, my friend!) I think that the preference of Texas would be to stay in the Big 12...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 420 reads 0 comments

  14. How The Big East Was Biased Against Temple (and Biased Towards Rutgers)

    Rumors are that the Big East may be no more soon (or will exist in all sports except football). Don't expect a sympathy card from me though. The way you treated Temple the last two decades, I hope you get what you deserve...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 2,481 reads 14 comments

  15. Another College Super Conference Expansion Proposal

    This proposal assumes the Big 10 expands as I posted previously (the 16 team version with Maryland and Notre Dame included)...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 1,299 reads 0 comments

  16. Big 10 Conference Expansion For College Basketball Fans

    Hello, college basketball fans!A big topic in the media these past few months has been the expansion of the Big 10 teams. Those of you who know me know I am an alum and huge fan of Illinois...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 4 years ago 164 reads 1 comments