College Football musical chairs: Is the Pac-12 dead?

Aug 4, 2023, 2:47 PM

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If you’re just tapping into today’s big news from around the college football landscape, here’s a quick summary:

Oregon and Washington will be joining the Big-10 and leaving the Pac-12.

Utah and Arizona State will be joining the Big-12 and leaving the Pac-12.

That’s right. The Pac-12 is looking pretty bare right now, meaning that the future of the conference has come into question. While we wait for the dust to settle, it’s hard to envision what happens next for the West Coast’s most notable athletic college conference.

CBS Sports’ David Cobb joined Jay Johnson and F.P. Santangelo Jr. to talk about the latest updates, discussed what the moves mean for other conferences like the ACC, SEC, and more.

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Topics Discussed

  • How many schools are left in the Pac-12 following today’s developments?
  • “There’s really nothing left that makes the Pac-12 sizzle… The Pac-12, as we know it, is dead.”
  • How will this conference movement impact the casual college football fan?
  • Are we moving towards a Big-12 vs. SEC college sports landscape?
  • Will the ACC survive the recent re-shuffle?
  • Can this realignment ignite more interest in college sports, including basketball and baseball?
  • Could schools like San Diego State, Fresno Stat, or others look to join the Pac 12?

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