Big 12 expansion talk is boiling over. Who knows what’s valid and what’s not? But after the Big 12/SEC bowl partnership that was announced a week ago, the Big 12′s instability is a distant memory, and the Big 12 has become a desired locale for many schools. Clemson officials announced Friday that it had staged no valid talks with any other conference but would consider any offers. And we’ve already heard from a Florida State trustee that the Seminoles ought to bolt the ACC.
I don’t think any decisions will be made until after the new playoff format is announced, hopefully this summer. But after that happens, the Big 12 will have a better understanding of what it wants and who wants it. With that in mind, what schools are best for the Big 12? Assuming that schools in the Pac-12, SEC and Big Ten are off limits, let’s rank the other candidates.
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