It didn’t take long for speculation to run wild once SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey told reporters early Thursday afternoon that there would be a “significant announcement” related to the SEC later in the evening.

The reactions ranged from somewhat educated guesses, to full-fledged comedy. From a guess about a new television contract, trading CBS for ESPN, to making the Egg Bowl more toxic among the current coaches, who are too friendly for some. It ran the gamut.

Here is a sample of the reaction: