Big Ten, ACC And PAC-12 Officially Announce An Alliance

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The Big Ten, PAC-12 and ACC have officially formed an alliance.

The three conferences held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to inform fans of the agreement, which is being done in large part to fight the SEC’s growing influence. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

The Big Ten announced the following in part:

The alliance includes a scheduling component for football and women’s and men’s basketball designed to create new inter-conference games, enhance opportunities for student-athletes, and optimize the college athletics experience for both student-athletes and fans across the country. The scheduling alliance will begin as soon as practical while honoring current contractual obligations…The football scheduling alliance will feature additional attractive matchups across the three conferences while continuing to honor historic rivalries and the best traditions of college football.

The war against the SEC is raging and an alliance has finally been formed. While there are certainly some differences between college football and WWII – most notably the fact we’re not fighting a global war – I can’t help but notice a few similarities between this alliance and the one the Allies had.

The Big Ten (America in this scenario) has joined forces with the ACC and PAC-12 in order to counter a growing threat focused on complete and total domination. Sound familiar?

Look, I love SEC football, but I’ll be damned if I sit here and do nothing as the conference adds Oklahoma and Texas.

Not loading up while watching your enemy move troops and weapons into position is a great way to lose a war. The B1G, PAC-12 and ACC to their credit didn’t waste much time at all.


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Once the Sooners and Longhorns jumped to the SEC, a series of events were set in motion to determine the future of the sport we all love.

Now, we settle into our respective sides and prepare for the fight on the horizon, which will likely last years.

Welcome to the world of college football!