To this day, I don't know which Big Ten team is in which division.
I'm a Big Ten alum and write about college football for a living, but I need to look up whether Ohio State is in the Leaders or Legends every single time. The names have never made sense. They seemed like a bizarre attempt to be different when "east" and "west" or something similarly mundane has been a pretty tried and true formula through the years. The names were an immediate joke, especially on social media.
Well, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany told ESPN.com on Monday that the conference will consider changing the division names for 2014. It is highly unlikely there would be any rallies to save the names.Read More »from Jim Delany says Big Ten will consider renaming divisions, ending national nightmare