I'd accept Maryland and Rutgers if it was part of a larger plan to get North Carolina, Virginia and Duke and just ruin the ACC (and Notre Dame). Otherwise, get lost. In the last 20 years, Delany has delivered two titans of college football, Penn State and Nebraska, while the rest of college football fought for the likes of Missouri, Utah and Colorado. For some reason I have faith in him even though this looks like it could get ugly.
At press time, Harbaugh had sent Michigan’s athletic department an envelope containing a heavily annotated seating chart, a list of the 63,000 seat views he had found unsatisfactory, and a glowing 70-page report on section 25, row 12, seat 9, which he claimed is “exactly what the great sport of football is all about.”