Report: Pac-16 with Texas is close

The college football cataclysm continues.

The Pac-12 is nearing a deal that will bring four Big 12 schools into the fold: Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, according to a report by The Austin American-Statesman, which wrote that talks were "heating up."

The key element moving things forward with Texas?

The proposed deal would allow Texas to keep ESPN's Longhorn Network, though The Statesman reports the network would have to add other Pac-12 programming to the network.

With the Texas and Oklahoma regents meeting Monday, this monumental story could move forward quickly.

So start the Pac-12 nostalgia.