Considering Maryland signed a non-disclosure agreement as it plotted its move to the Big Ten last year, future power-conference expansion will be cloaked in secrecy if league officials can help it.

But generally, commissioner Jim Delany has kept his ADs and presidents informed of the membership process, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said.

That’s why Smith says the 14-team Big Ten is “not doing anything right now” in the realignment game and hasn’t had any substantial talks on such matters in recent months.

Georgia Tech, Virginia and North Carolina have been speculated as potential Big Ten targets ever since Maryland and Rutgers decided to join the league in November.

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