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Report: Nebraska May Join Big Ten By Friday

The Omaha World-Herald reports that Nebraska may join the Big Ten this week:

NU Chancellor Harvey Perlman has declined all interviews about conference realignment and expansion. He is expected to address the topic with the Board of Regents at its Friday meeting in Lincoln.

Direct confirmation from Nebraska of a conference change for the Huskers wasn’t immediately available. Sources at two other Big 12 schools told The World-Herald that their athletic directors have instructed them to be ready by week’s end for a briefing on probable Big 12 changes.

Nebraska A.D. Tom Osborne offered implicit confirmation Tuesday night that the timetable on national conference realignment has been accelerated.

There have been so many rumors, quotes, stories, and scenarios about this, that until something actually happens, we’ll just report this and stand back and watch what does actually happen.