One of these conferences is not like the others.
If you didn't want the league to expand any more, then rest easy.
The conference's defensive fronts only got better on signing day.
The conference's competitive advantage will remain strong with the recruiting class of 2013.
We know the ACC is a possibility, but which are the other two leagues?
The two grandest games will be doing the playoff honors first according to CBS's Dennis Dodd.
The Cardinals finally got their ticket out of the Big East, but the Big East is also running out of suitable replacement schools for the ACC to poach.
The Big Ten is adding Maryland and Rutgers. What does the SEC need to do in response? Nothing.
If Maryland is serious about leaving the ACC, its battle to get out will be very consequential.
The game in New Orleans will host the SEC and Big 12 champions whenever they aren't in the playoff.