With Texas A&M announcing they'd leave the Big 12 next year, The Big 12 will be down to 9 teams by July 2012. 25% of the original members (Nebraska, Colorado, A&M) will be gone in less than a year (Nebraska and Colorado already in other conferences). Could that number continue to grow? Could the SEC be targeting Missouri?

Mizzou is connected to 3 SEC states, and would bring big TV markets such as St. Louis and Kansas City.

Vahe Gregorian of the St. Louis Dispatch and stltoday.com explores all of Missouri's options and potential scenarios. Check out his story here.