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WAC football isn’t going to be coming back at the FBS level. The claim to a grandfather clause that would allow them to come up is a flimsy one. WAC football at the FCS level makes a lot more sense and is more feasible. they have 2 members now and finding 5 more, internally or externally, is doable but still no small task
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Flimsy one? Wrong. It is what it is. The WAC has that card, period. Its not a maybe, perhaps, a flimsy whim. They have the card to start up FBS football per the NCAA rules, plain and simple.
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(04-22-2020 10:13 PM)Itinerant Texan Wrote:  
(04-22-2020 06:06 PM)wisdomgymrat Wrote:  
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(04-22-2020 02:04 PM)DavidSt Wrote:  
(04-21-2020 09:13 PM)wisdomgymrat Wrote:  Lamar would go with HBU and Louisiana schools


Lamar wants FBS for some years now. If the WAC invited them with the other Texas schools in 2010-2113 time period? Lamar might be in SBC or independent right now, and Tarleton State may have gotten their spot in the Southland.

The talk is that Lamar, Sam Houston State, SFAU and Incarnate Word wants FBS, and could join New Mexico State in the WAC to restart WAC FBS. UTRGV wants to restart football to go FBS. West Texas A&M (former FBS independent) do have access to an FBS size stadium could be one to look at. Midwestern State does have a stadium close to 15,000 could be a future member. As 20 members in Lone Star Conference with UTD looking to move up from D3 to D2, I could see more Texas schools making a jump to D1. Any conferences with more than 16 gets a little too much, and egos get in the way.

Please post a recent article stating that Lamar “wants FBS”. While you’re at it, please post articles for Sam Houston, Stephen F Austin, and Incarnate Word “wanting FBS” as well. UIW had less than 3,000 fans at their last home game and plays in a 6,000 seat stadium, but yeah they want FBS football. Okay Dave


I totally agree with you. Incarnate Word will never... I repeat NEVER get an FBS invite. UTSA took that money market.

COVID-19 halted all talks for now. I really don't see the current football playing schools, nor the possible SLC defectors going FBS as well. If the WAC gets football again, It will be FCS only. Maybe...years and years down the road... get to FBS.

So back to the initial conundrum: is the WAC willing to forfeit its FBS ticket just to spearhead a new FCS league. Or, would it be more logical to court a select group of D2 move-ups and SLC defectors that are capable of meeting FBS standards to revive a WAC FBS league. The latter gives NMSU Football a home, and those select TX SLC teams a legit reason to bolt for the WAC. For the likes of SFA, Sam and Lamar to move up from FCS to a FBS conference makes a ton more sense than a lateral FCS to FCS move, especially for a conference as grographically-friendly as the SLC. The 15k capacity requirement narrows down all potential candidates significantly. Yes, we know the near term plan for Tarleton is to play as an FCS independent and get Memorial Stadium up to snuff. During that time I believe the WAC commish will bring more LSC schools into the fold as WAC/FCS independents and bring the SLC defectors over to a newly formed FBS WAC when the dust has settled. There is a reason Chancellor Sharp was so bullish on Tarleton joining the WAC way back when everybody else (Lonn included) wanted the SLC. That reason/vision may very well be "parking" all the larger and capable A&M LSC schools into an eventual FBS WAC 2.0

(04-23-2020 10:26 AM)Fighting Muskie Wrote:  WAC football isn’t going to be coming back at the FBS level. The claim to a grandfather clause that would allow them to come up is a flimsy one. WAC football at the FCS level makes a lot more sense and is more feasible. they have 2 members now and finding 5 more, internally or externally, is doable but still no small task

So here is one thing I don't know. I do know that the WAC has the FBS card. However, if the WAC chooses to start an FCS football league does that forfeit the right to start an FBS league in the future? Solid factual answers please, not Mr Flimsy facts.
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(04-23-2020 10:26 AM)Fighting Muskie Wrote:  WAC football isn’t going to be coming back at the FBS level. The claim to a grandfather clause that would allow them to come up is a flimsy one. WAC football at the FCS level makes a lot more sense and is more feasible. they have 2 members now and finding 5 more, internally or externally, is doable but still no small task

Yes, I completely agree that a WAC FCS league makes more sense. Well, it at least simplifies everything, as it's already been set in motion with Tarleton & Dixie. I was happily on the FCS bandwagon until I was told the WAC would have to forfeit future FBS aspirations to pursue FCS. If indeed they do, it changes everything.
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(04-22-2020 09:11 PM)chrisattsu Wrote:  
(04-22-2020 08:23 PM)wisdomgymrat Wrote:  This guy ^ knows things
David is always there. If you say realignment three times, he pops up like Beetlejuice

Hilarious!!! I LOL'd!!!! For all the new Tarleton posters, pay no mind to DavidSt or NoDak. Their only reason for living is conference realignment threads. And they have no clue. All speculation...
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The only reason to go to FBS, from what I can tell, is NMSU. I don't see how Dixie and Tarleton can go FCS and then FBS in a short amount of time. That is a HUGE leap, much bigger that a D2 to D1 basketball leap. My guess is the WAC is looking to become an FCS league.

As for the FBS card that the WAC holds, our AD used liquor licenses in NM as an example. The state of New Mexico does not generate new liquor licenses. If you want one, you have to purchase one from an existing business. They are like gold. Same with the FBS card. The WAC holds it. Another conference cannot just get one.
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(04-22-2020 12:26 AM)NuMexAg Wrote:  Welcome to Tarleton fans!

Regarding football though - I think COVID 19 is going to change A LOT of college athletics discussions over the course of the next 1-2 years, including the future of the WAC ( and maybe not all bad for the WAC). I think any WAC football discussion is going to be on hold for a while.
With all the major economic strife about to hit schools I can’t imagine the WAC would entertain starting an expensive endeavor like football.
Survival will be the name of the game for a few years.

What is up with the SLC? I didn’t realize they were having major problems (?).

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(04-22-2020 08:23 PM)wisdomgymrat Wrote:  This guy ^ knows things
David is always there. If you say realignment three times, he pops up like Beetlejuice

Hilarious!!! I LOL'd!!!! For all the new Tarleton posters, pay no mind to DavidSt or NoDak. Their only reason for living is conference realignment threads. And they have no clue. All speculation...

Was being a smart ass... kind of my thing.

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This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.
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(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

Tarleton's AD believes otherwise. I think he'd know.

https://www.yourstephenvilletx.com/sport...-to-expect

Q: Has there been any discussion about the possibility football could return to the WAC as a conference sport in the foreseeable future?

Reisman: The WAC is diligently recreating a football conference that the conference was built on with its rich tradition of football.
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(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

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Who knows what will happen now that the corona happened. I do know that Incarnate Word will never be FBS.
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(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

Who the fook is this guy? You're the only one wasting anyone's time, with your non-WAC fan realignment conspiracy theory havin' ass.

If you have actual research to back that you're a fan of any existing WAC program then cool but if it's fiction then don't waste our time.
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(04-24-2020 10:20 AM)gleadley Wrote:  
(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

Who the fook is this guy? You're the only one wasting anyone's time, with your non-WAC fan realignment conspiracy theory havin' ass.

If you have actual research to back that you're a fan of any existing WAC program then cool but if it's fiction then don't waste our time.

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(04-23-2020 11:26 AM)dancingNMSUaggie Wrote:  
(04-22-2020 10:13 PM)Itinerant Texan Wrote:  
(04-22-2020 06:06 PM)wisdomgymrat Wrote:  
(04-22-2020 05:38 PM)DoubleRSU Wrote:  
(04-22-2020 02:04 PM)DavidSt Wrote:  Lamar wants FBS for some years now. If the WAC invited them with the other Texas schools in 2010-2113 time period? Lamar might be in SBC or independent right now, and Tarleton State may have gotten their spot in the Southland.

The talk is that Lamar, Sam Houston State, SFAU and Incarnate Word wants FBS, and could join New Mexico State in the WAC to restart WAC FBS. UTRGV wants to restart football to go FBS. West Texas A&M (former FBS independent) do have access to an FBS size stadium could be one to look at. Midwestern State does have a stadium close to 15,000 could be a future member. As 20 members in Lone Star Conference with UTD looking to move up from D3 to D2, I could see more Texas schools making a jump to D1. Any conferences with more than 16 gets a little too much, and egos get in the way.

Please post a recent article stating that Lamar “wants FBS”. While you’re at it, please post articles for Sam Houston, Stephen F Austin, and Incarnate Word “wanting FBS” as well. UIW had less than 3,000 fans at their last home game and plays in a 6,000 seat stadium, but yeah they want FBS football. Okay Dave


I totally agree with you. Incarnate Word will never... I repeat NEVER get an FBS invite. UTSA took that money market.

COVID-19 halted all talks for now. I really don't see the current football playing schools, nor the possible SLC defectors going FBS as well. If the WAC gets football again, It will be FCS only. Maybe...years and years down the road... get to FBS.

So back to the initial conundrum: is the WAC willing to forfeit its FBS ticket just to spearhead a new FCS league. Or, would it be more logical to court a select group of D2 move-ups and SLC defectors that are capable of meeting FBS standards to revive a WAC FBS league. The latter gives NMSU Football a home, and those select TX SLC teams a legit reason to bolt for the WAC. For the likes of SFA, Sam and Lamar to move up from FCS to a FBS conference makes a ton more sense than a lateral FCS to FCS move, especially for a conference as grographically-friendly as the SLC. The 15k capacity requirement narrows down all potential candidates significantly. Yes, we know the near term plan for Tarleton is to play as an FCS independent and get Memorial Stadium up to snuff. During that time I believe the WAC commish will bring more LSC schools into the fold as WAC/FCS independents and bring the SLC defectors over to a newly formed FBS WAC when the dust has settled. There is a reason Chancellor Sharp was so bullish on Tarleton joining the WAC way back when everybody else (Lonn included) wanted the SLC. That reason/vision may very well be "parking" all the larger and capable A&M LSC schools into an eventual FBS WAC 2.0

(04-23-2020 10:26 AM)Fighting Muskie Wrote:  WAC football isn’t going to be coming back at the FBS level. The claim to a grandfather clause that would allow them to come up is a flimsy one. WAC football at the FCS level makes a lot more sense and is more feasible. they have 2 members now and finding 5 more, internally or externally, is doable but still no small task

So here is one thing I don't know. I do know that the WAC has the FBS card. However, if the WAC chooses to start an FCS football league does that forfeit the right to start an FBS league in the future? Solid factual answers please, not Mr Flimsy facts.

It looks like the FBS "golden ticket" is available whether the WAC sponsors FCS first or directly to FBS according to this.

Quote:...On page 62, the report has a section labeled "Conference Notes", which includes this NCAA bylaw.

NCAA Bylaw 20.4.2.1.1

Eligibility for Reclassification - Before a Football Championship Subdivision institution may apply for reclassification to the Football Bowl Subdivision, the institution must receive a bona fide invitation for membership from a Football Bowl Subdivision conference or a conference that previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference.

The WAC compliance officer confirmed that if they got eight football-playing schools, even if they're all FCS, they could join FBS as the revived WAC. The WAC certainly fits the description at the end of a league that "previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference"...
(emphasis added)

The quote above was in this SB Nation (Underdog Dynasty article). SB Nation article dated May 5, 2016 (The article has a link to the University of Idaho Collegiate Consulting report, but that link is now broken.) If someone wants to spend the time, a link is probably still someplace on the internet since the report was released to the public in 2016. I recall a lot of discussion at the time; especially concerning the Western Athletic Conference's ability to restart its sponsorship of FBS football. Even so, the quote is based on results of a report based on discussions with WAC officials. It is definitely not a primary source (probably not even secondary or tertiary). It does provide an avenue for additional research, though.

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As an FYI in reference to the posts immediately above this one about WAC schools I am a fan of, I don't "have a dog directly in the hunt" as far as the WAC goes, but I have been a fan of the conference since the 1960's. One of the best football games I ever saw was a game in the '90's between two former WAC members, Colorado State and Wyoming in the snow. WAC football in an earlier time was wild and WACky. The games were just plain fun to watch whether a fan or not. I had additional interests in recent years when former conference mates moved to the WAC. First former Southland Conference members Louisiana Tech and then Texas State, UTSA, and Texas-Arlington joined the WAC.

Then, UTRGV, with roots from UT-Pan American, a former American South Conference and Sun Belt Conference mate joined the WAC. One of Lamar's women's head basketball coaches, Larry Tidwell, went from Lamar to UTPA/UTRGV, also. Although I don't know if I'd consider UTRGV a rival because we don't get to play enough games in all sports against each other in recent years, there have been several competitive basketball games in years past. I think one game in 1981 during the Pat Foster years may still have the Fieldhouse attendance record of 5,649. Based on UTRGV's media guide, the UTPA Broncs / UTRGV Vaqueros vs LU Cardinals men's basketball teams have played each other 75 times with the Cardinals leading the series 42-33. The last time was in 2018.

Although it has been quite a while, the Cardinals and the New Mexico State Aggies had a pretty good history in football from the mid 1960's through the mid 1970's. The two competed in 10 football games during that period with 4 games in Beaumont and 6 in Las Cruces. The Aggies won 6 of the games with the Cardinals taking 4. Although not a sell out, the Aggies drew pretty well in Beaumont back then with an attendance of 13,747 in 1969. Lamar's stadium capacity back then was 17,500.

Whether I directly support a WAC member school or not, I support the conference.
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(04-23-2020 04:04 PM)wisdomgymrat Wrote:  
(04-22-2020 12:26 AM)NuMexAg Wrote:  Welcome to Tarleton fans!

Regarding football though - I think COVID 19 is going to change A LOT of college athletics discussions over the course of the next 1-2 years, including the future of the WAC ( and maybe not all bad for the WAC). I think any WAC football discussion is going to be on hold for a while.
With all the major economic strife about to hit schools I can’t imagine the WAC would entertain starting an expensive endeavor like football.
Survival will be the name of the game for a few years.

What is up with the SLC? I didn’t realize they were having major problems (?).

(04-23-2020 02:43 PM)PojoaquePosse Wrote:  
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(04-22-2020 08:23 PM)wisdomgymrat Wrote:  This guy ^ knows things
David is always there. If you say realignment three times, he pops up like Beetlejuice

Hilarious!!! I LOL'd!!!! For all the new Tarleton posters, pay no mind to DavidSt or NoDak. Their only reason for living is conference realignment threads. And they have no clue. All speculation...

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(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

So about the actual research to back up your claim? Or do you really expect me to believe the WAC is inviting football playing schools by pure accident?
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(04-24-2020 05:00 PM)Vulpes88 Wrote:  
(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

So about the actual research to back up your claim? Or do you really expect me to believe the WAC is inviting football playing schools by pure accident?

I'm not KingSean, but look about two posts back. It looks like the WAC can support FCS initially if they want to and then pull the FBS "golden ticket" card when they want to at a later date. Here's an excerpt.



Question by DancingNMSUAggie: So here is one thing I don't know. I do know that the WAC has the FBS card. However, if the WAC chooses to start an FCS football league does that forfeit the right to start an FBS league in the future? Solid factual answers please, not Mr Flimsy facts.


My answer: It looks like the FBS "golden ticket" is available whether the WAC sponsors FCS first or directly to FBS according to this.

Quote:...On page 62, the report has a section labeled "Conference Notes", which includes this NCAA bylaw.

NCAA Bylaw 20.4.2.1.1

Eligibility for Reclassification - Before a Football Championship Subdivision institution may apply for reclassification to the Football Bowl Subdivision, the institution must receive a bona fide invitation for membership from a Football Bowl Subdivision conference or a conference that previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference.

Quote:The WAC compliance officer confirmed that if they got eight football-playing schools, even if they're all FCS, they could join FBS as the revived WAC. The WAC certainly fits the description at the end of a league that "previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference"..
(emphasis added)

The quote above was in this SB Nation (Underdog Dynasty article). SB Nation article dated May 5, 2016 (The article has a link to the University of Idaho CollegiSB Nation article dated May 5, 2016 (The article has a link to the University of Idaho Collegiate Consulting report, but that link is now broken.) If someone wants to spend the time, a link is probably still someplace on the internet since the report was released to the public in 2016. I recall a lot of discussion at the time; especially concerning the Western Athletic Conference's ability to restart its sponsorship of FBS football. Even so, the quote is based on results of a report based on discussions with WAC officials. It is definitely not a primary source (probably not even secondary or tertiary). It does provide an avenue for additional research, though.
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(04-24-2020 05:26 PM)LUSportsFan Wrote:  
(04-24-2020 05:00 PM)Vulpes88 Wrote:  
(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

So about the actual research to back up your claim? Or do you really expect me to believe the WAC is inviting football playing schools by pure accident?

I'm not KingSean, but look about two posts back. It looks like the WAC can support FCS initially if they want to and then pull the FBS "golden ticket" card when they want to at a later date. Here's an excerpt.



Question by DancingNMSUAggie: So here is one thing I don't know. I do know that the WAC has the FBS card. However, if the WAC chooses to start an FCS football league does that forfeit the right to start an FBS league in the future? Solid factual answers please, not Mr Flimsy facts.


My answer: It looks like the FBS "golden ticket" is available whether the WAC sponsors FCS first or directly to FBS according to this.

Quote:...On page 62, the report has a section labeled "Conference Notes", which includes this NCAA bylaw.

NCAA Bylaw 20.4.2.1.1

Eligibility for Reclassification - Before a Football Championship Subdivision institution may apply for reclassification to the Football Bowl Subdivision, the institution must receive a bona fide invitation for membership from a Football Bowl Subdivision conference or a conference that previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference.

Quote:The WAC compliance officer confirmed that if they got eight football-playing schools, even if they're all FCS, they could join FBS as the revived WAC. The WAC certainly fits the description at the end of a league that "previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference"..
(emphasis added)

The quote above was in this SB Nation (Underdog Dynasty article). SB Nation article dated May 5, 2016 (The article has a link to the University of Idaho CollegiSB Nation article dated May 5, 2016 (The article has a link to the University of Idaho Collegiate Consulting report, but that link is now broken.) If someone wants to spend the time, a link is probably still someplace on the internet since the report was released to the public in 2016. I recall a lot of discussion at the time; especially concerning the Western Athletic Conference's ability to restart its sponsorship of FBS football. Even so, the quote is based on results of a report based on discussions with WAC officials. It is definitely not a primary source (probably not even secondary or tertiary). It does provide an avenue for additional research, though.

Good info. Going to be interesting seeing how this unfolds.
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(04-24-2020 05:26 PM)LUSportsFan Wrote:  
(04-24-2020 05:00 PM)Vulpes88 Wrote:  
(04-23-2020 09:40 PM)KingSean Wrote:  This shouldn't even be a thread. The WAC WILL NEVER HAVE FOOTBALL , not fcs or fbs. If you have actual research to back any point then cool but if its fiction then dont waste our time.

So about the actual research to back up your claim? Or do you really expect me to believe the WAC is inviting football playing schools by pure accident?

I'm not KingSean, but look about two posts back. It looks like the WAC can support FCS initially if they want to and then pull the FBS "golden ticket" card when they want to at a later date. Here's an excerpt.



Question by DancingNMSUAggie: So here is one thing I don't know. I do know that the WAC has the FBS card. However, if the WAC chooses to start an FCS football league does that forfeit the right to start an FBS league in the future? Solid factual answers please, not Mr Flimsy facts.


My answer: It looks like the FBS "golden ticket" is available whether the WAC sponsors FCS first or directly to FBS according to this.

Quote:...On page 62, the report has a section labeled "Conference Notes", which includes this NCAA bylaw.

NCAA Bylaw 20.4.2.1.1

Eligibility for Reclassification - Before a Football Championship Subdivision institution may apply for reclassification to the Football Bowl Subdivision, the institution must receive a bona fide invitation for membership from a Football Bowl Subdivision conference or a conference that previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference.

Quote:The WAC compliance officer confirmed that if they got eight football-playing schools, even if they're all FCS, they could join FBS as the revived WAC. The WAC certainly fits the description at the end of a league that "previously met the definition of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference"..
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The quote above was in this SB Nation (Underdog Dynasty article). SB Nation article dated May 5, 2016 (The article has a link to the University of Idaho CollegiSB Nation article dated May 5, 2016 (The article has a link to the University of Idaho Collegiate Consulting report, but that link is now broken.) If someone wants to spend the time, a link is probably still someplace on the internet since the report was released to the public in 2016. I recall a lot of discussion at the time; especially concerning the Western Athletic Conference's ability to restart its sponsorship of FBS football. Even so, the quote is based on results of a report based on discussions with WAC officials. It is definitely not a primary source (probably not even secondary or tertiary). It does provide an avenue for additional research, though.
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04-24-2020 08:48 PM
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RE: WAC Football
So can the SoCon, MVC, and Big West start FBS football too since they were FBS decades ago?
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