UCLA And USC Are Planning To Join The Big Ten As Early As 2024

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Last football season, we learned that Texas and Oklahoma would be leaving the Big-12, and joining the SEC as soon as 2024.

With that being said, there are now two other power five schools that are looking to switch conferences, and it’s no other than UCLA and USC.

According to CBS, the two schools are exploring the idea of leaving the PAC-12, and joining the Big Ten as early as the 2024 season.

Although nothing is a done deal, the Big Ten has been reportedly trying to expand their conference, in an effort to “change the college sports landscape.”

An inside source told CBS Sports’ Matt Norlander:

“Everything is on the table.”

This would indeed change the landscape of the Big Ten, as USC and UCLA would be the first ever schools from the west coast to play in the conference..

This move would expand the Big Ten to 16 teams, which would be equivalent to the SEC with the addition of Texas and Oklahoma. And although this would strengthen the Big Ten, it would be a massive blow to the PAC-12, considering the two schools have arguably the best athletics in the conference.

Needless to say, if this deal follows through, it would cause yet another massive shakeup in conferences.

And ummm… RIP to the ACC, Big 12 & PAC-12…

As always, Twitter had the jokes:

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