Mind you I have been working on a nice little piece to really get into the discussion about possible Big Ten expansion which is looking more and more likely. The prospect of creating 2 divisions and having a football championship game are just too enticing for Big Ten officials to ignore any longer.So as we continue to piece together a longer and more in-depth post about the expansion to 12, or even 14 teams in the Big Ten, chew on this little nugget...The Big Ten and The University of Texas have begun preliminary talks about adding the Longhorns to the conference roster [Detroit News link]. It sounds insane, but at one point in the late 90's, right about the time Notre Dame looked prime to join the Big Ten, Texas was also a real consideration."There have been preliminary exchanges...

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