On Thursday, a bombshell report from The Mercury News’ Jon Wilner revealed that USC and UCLA are in negotiations with the Big Ten to exit the Pac-12 as early as 2024.

Wilner reported that while the Trojans are Bruins are “planning” to exit the Conference of Champions, nothing has been finalized yet “at the highest levels of power.” Such a departure would be a significant blow to the Pac-12, but it would potentially kick start a move toward two “power” conferences at the highest level of college football rather than the five we currently know. The Big Ten and SEC—soon adding Oklahoma and Texas from the Big 12—would stand head and shoulders above other leagues.

Fans and members of the media immediately pointed to that possibility in the aftermath of Wilner’s report. Here’s some of that reaction, as well as a host of other thoughts from Twitter: