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Notre Dame and Texas

Big Ten or Pac 10?

We're awaiting conference realignment news any day as the Big 12 is on its last leg, apparently.

Today's report has Nebraska virtually in the Big Ten.

No surprise there, and neither will Missouri be a surprise when it joins the conference.

Both are good additions but they're not the prize in this sweepstakes.

There are two prizes -- Notre Dame and Texas -- and if the Big Ten gets both they will hit the jackpot.

Seems to me that Notre Dame has to get off the sidelines now. And Texas just may come east/north when some Big 12 teams start to go west.

That's what I'm looking for in coming days. Welcome Nebraska and perhaps Missouri, but the prize is still out there and the Big Ten makes sense for both.