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RE: Texas State for Charlotte?
(06-26-2017 02:47 PM)ChooChoo Wrote:  Tell ya what, how about Y'all just give us Charlotte and Southern Miss? That way the whole G5 is at 12 for football. C-USA will have 2 less mouths to feed and we get more regional.

This is all going to resolve itself. Airport meeting...
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RE: Texas State for Charlotte?
Why don't the strongest 6 schools from each of the two conferences come together to form a new conference? That way App doesn't have to worry about flying to texas.
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RE: Texas State for Charlotte?
(06-26-2017 02:49 PM)panama Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:47 PM)ChooChoo Wrote:  Tell ya what, how about Y'all just give us Charlotte and Southern Miss? That way the whole G5 is at 12 for football. C-USA will have 2 less mouths to feed and we get more regional.

This is all going to resolve itself. Airport meeting...

If we're going after an Eastern market school, I'd much much rather have ODU over Charlotte.
06-26-2017 02:50 PM
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RE: Texas State for Charlotte?
(06-26-2017 02:50 PM)TrueBlueDrew Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:49 PM)panama Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:47 PM)ChooChoo Wrote:  Tell ya what, how about Y'all just give us Charlotte and Southern Miss? That way the whole G5 is at 12 for football. C-USA will have 2 less mouths to feed and we get more regional.

This is all going to resolve itself. Airport meeting...

If we're going after an Eastern market school, I'd much much rather have ODU over Charlotte.

What's in it for C-USA, though? For a trade to happen, as opposed to a raid, both sides have to believe they are getting more in return than what they are losing. Charlotte isn't adding much for C-USA, so they'd be happier to lose them than ODU.
06-26-2017 02:58 PM
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RE: Texas State for Charlotte?
(06-26-2017 02:58 PM)Michael in Raleigh Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:50 PM)TrueBlueDrew Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:49 PM)panama Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:47 PM)ChooChoo Wrote:  Tell ya what, how about Y'all just give us Charlotte and Southern Miss? That way the whole G5 is at 12 for football. C-USA will have 2 less mouths to feed and we get more regional.

This is all going to resolve itself. Airport meeting...

If we're going after an Eastern market school, I'd much much rather have ODU over Charlotte.

What's in it for C-USA, though? For a trade to happen, as opposed to a raid, both sides have to believe they are getting more in return than what they are losing. Charlotte isn't adding much for C-USA, so they'd be happier to lose them than ODU.

LOL, I don't think anybody in CUSA East + UAB wants to lose either one. Certainly not for another underperforming TX school (no offense to Bobcats fans, I understand you have lovely coeds).
06-26-2017 03:04 PM
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It took three pages, but I'll say it. You know there are 17 other sports the conference offers and you'd then essentially leave UTA on an island, thereby increasing travel costs for the entire conference. Not to mention you'd be giving up the team that finished second in the all-sports standings and alienating UTA, which finished third. That means that the competitiveness of every other sport falls.

But, you know, football.
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We'll take it!

If push actually came to shove I'd really miss playing ULL, stAte, ULM, USA, Troy, and App.
06-26-2017 03:42 PM
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Can't say I'd hate the move. Right now the SBC is a better conference for football and it would screw UTA. But for our average fan, all they see is CUSA as a step up and with Texas teams.

I would miss a lot of the conference but it sure would be nice not to be on a football island. And since we are playing some crappy football right now, maybe the downgrade to CUSA would help get some wins. /s
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(06-26-2017 02:41 PM)Georgia_Power_Company Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:22 PM)southcharlotteapp Wrote:  
(06-26-2017 02:16 PM)Georgia_Power_Company Wrote:  God No! If App wants to play them get your crackerjack AD to dial them up with an offer they can't refuse.

We already have a deal with UNCC. I think you are missing the point. In time the G5 will need to make more geographical sense. I think it's inevitable, unless our revenues dramatically increase.

No I understand your point...to have nearby rivals that promote increased interest from fans and students. My point is we already have that to a great extent through our divisional setup and if we did what you propose then you create an island out of UTA. I mean are you only concerned with football here because I'm pretty sure App plays a whole lot more sports.

Now if we picked up Charlotte and So. Miss I could live with that.

Funny thing is I posted the same scenario before I saw what you wrote.
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I'd take Memphis, Houston, ECU, and the U_Fs too.
06-26-2017 04:38 PM
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(06-26-2017 02:49 PM)TrueBlueDrew Wrote:  Why don't the strongest 6 schools from each of the two conferences come together to form a new conference? That way App doesn't have to worry about flying to texas.

Are you claiming that none of the Texas CUSA schools are within the top 6 in that league?
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