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Latest conference realignment fix calls for a Pac-10 reunion

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College football is headed in a peculiar direction these days with the SEC and Big Ten essentially attempting to push their weight and agenda as much as possible.

The 'Power 2' are essentially looking to dictate the direction of the College Football Playoff, while also working their way to ensuring there are no other power conferences aside from them. While money drives everything in college football and always will, 247Sports' Josh Pate recently took a crack at fixing college football in a way that values regionalism in what he called the 'perfect college football conferences'.

Is it likely to happen this way? No, probably not ever. But, there will eventually come a point in time where fans begin to clamor for the sport they once loved to return to its traditions.

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Rather than simply filtering all the programs into the Big Ten or SEC, Pate decided to build conferences off of traditional opponents, geography, and what he felt makes the most sense. When it came to teams on the West Coast, rather than traveling across the country, Pate feels the perfect idea is to bring back the ole Pac-10.

This would consist of all of the Pac-12 schools minus Colorado and Utah, who he put in the Big 8 conference. 

This would obviously resurrect some dead conferences like the Big 8, Pac-10, and Southwest and would be a fun outlook for the sport rather than the impending mega-conferences that span from coast to coast.