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'Champions Bowl' Could Force Big 12 To Expand To Twelve Teams

The SEC and Big 12 are continuing to try and hammer out a deal to create a bowl game called the "Champions Bowl" that would pit the champions of each conference against each other. Perhaps, the most notable part of the proposal of the new bowl game is the stipulation that such a bowl would require each conference to have a conference championship game to determine which team will participate in the bowl.

Jason Kirk, a college football editor for SB Nation, says that the hypothetical conference championship games are the most important part:

However, this right here might be the most important news in the whole deal, if it's accurate, as it would mean the Big 12 is absolutely expanding to 12 teams after all, and Florida State and Notre Dame rumors are right back on.

For more on Florida State football, visit the Seminoles blog blog Tomahawk Nation. For all your NCAA football news and notes, be sure to check out SB Nation's college football hub.

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