http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/colleges/post/_/id/4678190/sec-big-12-plant-their-own-rose. Big 12 and SEC took a large step towards the 4 super-conference model. This makes it much more likely that Florida State and Clemson will be out of the ACC very soon. At this point it seems B1G commissioner Jim Delaney is out biggest ally with the conference champions getting a seat in the 4 team playoff however it looks the SEC just grabbed a supporter in the Big 12 for their "top team, regardless of conference affiliation" in the playoff model. While it's unlikely that this bowl between the SEC and Big 12 will ever happen, it does clearly put the Big 12 in the spot of one of the big 4 conferences. The ACC needs Notre Dame and they need them now. Otherwise I can see Va Tech and NC State heading to the SEC along with a couple other schools (UNC, Georgia Tech, Maryland, or others) going to the B1G. Hopefully Cuse will have a spot somewhere but I don't like where this is headed.