NCAA, you’ve been warned. Per Mr. Conventional Wisdom, Mike Slive is mad as hell and isn’t going to take it much longer.
And then he said this: “In recent conversations with my commissioner colleagues, there appears to be a willingness to support a meaningful solution to this important change.”
Translation: All of the schools playing big boy football are on this train and it is getting ready to leave the station. We would like for the NCAA to be on board. But if we have to, we will leave without you.
Don’t snicker. Barnhart is a pretty reliable pipeline from the SEC office. I’d say the odds of a new powerhouse division within the NCAA grow stronger almost daily.