Originally Posted by WMR
The North would be exceptionally weak compared to the South. I would think they would rather meet in Big 12 championship with an outside shot at BCS bowl even if you lose.
That's what struck me immediately. There's not a one of those schools that strikes fear in an opponents heart.
I have to admit that it just seems like a weird amalgamation to me. Better than sticking in the Big East, but still kind of a pseudo-conference.