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After USC and UCLA announced their decisions last year to leave the Pac-12 conference to join the Big Ten, Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff made quite a bold claim, predicting that no Pac-12 school would leave the conference to join the Big 12. But apparently, that might not be true.

According to a recent report from college football insiders Max Olson and Stewart Mandel of The Athletic, the Big 12 has actually already been in contact with four different Pac-12 schools about potentially joining the conference: Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado and Utah.

“Kliavkoff is facing pressure to deliver a new media rights deal to his members by the end of the month. If the dollar figures or the details are underwhelming, March may be the moment when the Big 12 finally strikes. Sources briefed on the discussions say the conference has been in recent contact with the so-called Four Corners schools — Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado and Utah — which has renewed optimism that convincing them to join is possible,” The Athletic reported on Friday morning.

It would be a massive move, and the college football world had plenty to say about it on Twitter.

Obviously, there’s a long way to go before this could possibly happen, but it’s certainly interesting to think about.

[The Athletic]