The ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 have formed an alliance. What does that mean, exactly?

Well, that’s a good question. Another good question? What sort of documentation was signed for the agreement?

Apparently, none. Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff said the agreement was “between 3 gentlemen” and commitments from the member schools of all 3 conferences:

Naturally, those comments about the alliance being a gentleman’s agreement raised plenty of eyebrows.

“It’s about trust. We’ve looked each other in the eye and made an agreement,” ACC commissioner Jim Phillips said later in the press conference on Tuesday.

Insert eye roll emoji here.

Social media had plenty to say about the news that there were no binding documents dealing with the alliance:

How long do you give this alliance before it falls apart in a blaze of glory?