Officials with five universities in the Big 12 had preliminary talks in 2010 to work out a deal to join the Big Ten and form a 16-team superconference.
Michigan State University has the sixth best college sports program in the United States according to a survey by CBS Sports.
The Warriors drafted Green 35th overall out of Michigan State in 2012.
Tickets for the University of Michigan’s home football games against Michigan State University and Ohio State University are sold out.
The deal will begin in August 2016, after the university’s current contract with Adidas expires.
“I think he’s weird,” one Big Ten assistant told ESPN. “Some of this is, ‘Bro you’re 50. Stop taking your shirt off at camps.’”
Satellite camps are allowed by the NCAA, but the SEC prohibits its coaches from attending camps more than 50 miles from campus.
King had announced in May that his top five schools were Michigan State, Michigan, Penn State, USC and Notre Dame.
Michigan (60-8) was going for its first title since 2005.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is fine with the shot clock at 30 seconds but isn’t eager to reduce it to 24.