Everything is about to change, boys and girls. Everything.
That’s per a new report in the The Athletic. The Big Ten Conference, ACC and Pac-12 are expected to announce an alliance “soon,” countering the SEC’s unanimous approval of the additions Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners. The official news is expected to drop as soon as next week.
News: The Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC are expected to make a formal announcement about their alignment soon, perhaps as early as next week, multiple sources told @TheAthletic.— Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) August 20, 2021
This isn't just about scheduling. More: https://t.co/OyBicG7uiv
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Big 12 of the Big 12: A dozen Big 12 players to watch in 2021
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Overshown progressing from top DB to All-America LB
Dallas Morning News: As defense makes a comeback in the Big 12, Pete Kwiatkowski wants Texas to take it to the next level
247Sports: The Insider (Part 2): Where things stand with the offense heading into critical scrimmage
247Sports: Morning Brew: Checking in on the progress of Texas’ five top tight endsa
Inside Texas: Humidor: DKR seating situation, Texas recruiting near and far, hoops-idor
Inside Texas: Friday: Lofty goals for the Texas defense
Inside Texas: Judging College Football Playoff contenders: Group 3, space hegemons
Inside Texas: How is Texas’ tackling during training camp?
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Austin American-Statesman: Will four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau rejoin Texas’ class of 2022?
247Sports: Longhorns staying in contact with 2023 five-star Matayo Uiagalelei
247Sports: Utah offensive lineman Teague Andersen on the Texas radar
247Sports: Mike at Night: Notes from my stop at St. John Bosco
247Sports: Why Texas offer led to Jeff Banks moving back to the Lone Star State
247Sports: No. 1-ranked TE Jaleel Skinner shares latest after setting commitment date
247Sports: Mike at Night: The latest with elite wide receiver Evan Stewart
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: The Big 12 collapsed because Texas couldn’t handle losing that many games
Frogs O’ War: TCU Football Injury Report: Barkley, Ellis ‘out for a while’
The Smoking Musket: 2021 Opponent Preview: A preseason look at the Oklahoma Sooners
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Louisiana is basketball country
SB Nation: Shohei Ohtani is making baseball history before our eyes
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- The Texas and Oklahoma Sooners move to the SEC debate continues.
“I think we might be underestimating the animus for this decision… When these teams go on the road they will be met with a venom they haven’t seen before.”@joelklatt, @BruceFeldmanCFB & @CoachBobStoops look at how Oklahoma & Texas' decision to leave will impact this season ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/1TSxiHLMdL— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) August 20, 2021