The Big Ten has 12 teams. The Big 12 has 10 teams.
You mean that's it?
Braced for an earthquake, The Great Conference Expansion of 2010 produced only a tremor. The anticipated land rush ranks with The Great Y2K Computer Disaster.
The fact that only three teams left for three conferences validates how the cry for change is easier than embracing change. Fantasies of 16-team super conferences that might've steered college football to a playoff system gave way to more practical strategies of maximizing earning potential.
The Big Ten blew it.