McLaughlin: Ducks and Dawgs to Big Ten Talk Not Shocking

Spencer explains why speculation is likely to continue even after the Pac-12 media deal gets done

Posted on May 16, 2023

  By Spencer McLaughlin of Locked on CFB for SuperWest Sports


Oregon and Washington have reportedly been ‘vetted and cleared’ to join the Big Ten Conference, a league both would certainly love to join.

This report from Brett McMurphy does NOT mean their departure is imminent.

On today’s episode of Locked On Pac-12, Spencer McLaughlin also lays out why even after the Pac-12 media deal gets done the realignment talk is unlikely to settle down.

Arizona football Pac-12Plus, there is an approaching “hard deadline” for the Pac-12 to get its deal done if it’s going to add the best expansion options. Arizona Football enters year 3 under Jedd Fisch with plenty of production coming back from one of the league’s most productive offenses.

If they are going to surpass their preseason win total via FanDuel Sports book of 4.5 wins, it will come down to their defensive transfers making an impact.

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