My goodness, the Big 12 is taking this new bowl partnership thing with the SEC pretty seriously. The above is an actual item being sold by the Big 12's official online store, as is the following (ht to Rock M Nation for both):
Does this count as some sort of a digital national championship that'll be hollered about until the next conference's merchandise provider accidentally throws the wrong conference's shirts up? Oh, you bet it does.
And don't think some SEC fan isn't already considering starting up a PURDUE-TO-THE SEC movement just to get some SEC shirts on the Big Ten's site, which has just now become the white whale of Southern football trollery.
While we’re here, let’s watch some college football videos from SB Nation’s new YouTube channel together: