That escalated quickly.

Last Friday Steve Sipple wrote that Tom Osborne would be willing to "listen" if any potential new conference suitors came calling.

Fast forward to Monday and all of the sudden that same comment has turned into "rumors" that Nebraska could be just the candidate the Big 10 seeks for expansion.

But I thought, according to the title of the article--itself an exercise in ultimate understatement--that Osborne was "staying cool" with this whole mega-conference reshuffling thing. Which is it?

It's that time in the college football calendar where any news is news, whether it's newsworthy or not. I get it, but it's interesting to watch the different spins put on this "story," especially when you consider that Big 10 commissioner Jim Delaney came out and said, in light of...

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