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Big Ten Commissioner Addresses Idea Of Changing The Football Divisions

Denzel Ward celebrates interception in Big Ten Championship Game.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 02: Denzel Ward #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half during the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

There's currently a lack of competitive balance within the Big Ten football divisions makeup. The East, undoubtedly, is better than the West, at least at the top.

Some have suggested that the Big Ten needs to change the way its divisions have been made up at some point in the future.

Unfortunately for the teams in the East Division, changes don't seem to be coming.

The Big Ten's commissioner, Jim Delany, says he doesn't think there will be any change.

"I think the identification by fans, desire to play geographic rivals … more important than trying to achieve (balance," Delany said.

Delany also pointed out how dominant the SEC West has been in comparison to the SEC East. The Big Ten certainly isn't alone in having one division more stacked than the other.

Delany is speaking at the beginning of Big Ten Media Days in Chicago. Every coach from the league is set to speak to reporters at some point over the next two days. This likely won't be the last we hear of possible division change.