As the Big 12 approaches expansion and 11 candidates await their fate, a look back at previous expansion shows that the process almost always works (but sometimes doesn't).
Alabama continued to show improvement with a rout of Tennessee, which also changed the outlook in the SEC's East division.
Not much has gone as expected in the Pac-12 this season, as each division has some clear-cut frontrunners but also the potential for mass confusion.
After a tough win over Wisconsin, the Buckeyes and the rest of the Big Ten now face critical matchups in conference play.
Will the presidents finally be decisive to keep this expansion drama from dragging on longer? Or will the Big 12 kick the can further down the road?
Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett led a thrilling second-half comeback against Wisconsin to lift Ohio State to 6-0.
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