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College Football Stat Expert Proposes New 'Megaconference' Structure

Louisville cheerleaders pose during a game against Clemson.

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 01: Louisville Cardinals cheerleaders perform prior to the game against the Clemson Tigers at Memorial Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

The state of the 2020 college football season is in major doubt as we approach the fall.

Several non-Power 5 conferences have already either pushed back the season's start date or suspended it altogether. It remains to be seen if the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC will be able to play this fall.

The sport is in somewhat of a state of flux in general, too. It's clear that major changes are likely coming to college football at some point in the near future.

“It’s July 1, and anyone who believes that the college football season is in good shape is wrong. I mean, I don’t even know what the best-case scenario I could give you right now is. I do believe that if there is a season, it won’t start on time. And I’m beginning to seriously question whether there will be a season or not," ESPN's Paul Finebaum said earlier this month.

One college football fan has made a proposal to improve college football conferences and make them more region specific.

Kyle Umlang proposes four "megaconferences." Check it out:

While the conferences might make sense on paper, it's tough to imagine a conference like the Big Ten trading out Rutgers and Maryland (and, more importantly, the New York and D.C. markets) for Kansas and Kansas State.

Still, four "megaconferences" is a fun idea to think about.