The Athletic dropped the latest bombshell in the world of college football realignment on Friday night.

Per their report, The Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC are considering an “alliance” that would allow them to form a voting block and out-number the SEC on important issues such as College Football Playoff expansion.

This is in response to the SEC adding Texas and Oklahoma prior to the 2025 season (or perhaps earlier).

Soon after the report dropped, more information started to flow in. ESPN’s David Hale confirmed the negotiations, but said they were at an early stage.

ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg says there’s been several in-person meetings about this topic in recent days.

There was another prevailing sentiment: This is bad news for the what’s left of the Big 12. According to The Athletic’s report, the remaining eight teams in the Big 12 have not been included in these discussions.

Other reactions — and hot takes — from the college football world have started to rise to the surface as well.

Here’s some of the best reaction from Twitter to this potential partnership: