Will Rutgers Join the Big Ten?

Posted by Mike Lewis on July-20-2009 Add Comments

Big Ten football and the birthplace of college football could be a match made in heaven. 

Although expansion won’t happen this year, many are speculating that Rutgers could be a part of the Big Ten’s future.

There have been talk of the Big Ten possibly expanding to 12 teams since the 1990s. 

The pressure has been greater than ever lately; especially, since Joe Paterno publically stated that the conference should add a 12th team. Paterno argued that the conference is at a competitive disadvantage because while, "Everybody else is playing playoffs on television," the Big Ten's football teams, "Go into hiding for six weeks."
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