We will know in a few weeks about the immediate future of the Big 12. What we don’t know is what affect the Big 12’s decision to expand or not expand will have on the rest of the college football world.

The Big 12 has put itself in a Catch-22 situation. If it moves to expand, it will hear that it it made the wrong move. If it does not expand it will be regarded as a conference that does not know what it wants.

With that in mind, we poked around and came up with 12 aftershocks which could be generated by a Big 12 decision. In no particular order, here’s  a list of people, institutions and conferences who could be affected once the Big 12 announces its intentions. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.