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CUSA to Add Charlotte & Old Dominion

May 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Atlantic 10 Expansion & Realignment, CAA Expansion & Realignment, Conference USA Expansion & Realignment, Featured News, NCAA Conference Expansion & Realignment

Conference USA continues to stockpile schools. It’s hard to imagine that just a few weeks ago, a merger with the Mountain West, combining the 8 MWC schools with the 8 CUSA schools was on the table. CUSA has taken their expansion a step further, going beyond the 12 school total they were set to have […]

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Report: George Mason & VCU to Join Atlantic 10 on May 1, 2012

Apr 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Atlantic 10 Expansion & Realignment, CAA Expansion & Realignment, Featured News, NCAA Conference Expansion & Realignment

When the Atlantic 10 learned it has lost it’s keystone program, Temple, to the Big East, in 2013, the conference knew it needed to do something bold to replace them. But sometimes, when losing a school of so much importance, a single addition isn’t enough. So what’s better than adding Butler, a 2 year final […]

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A Look at CAA Realignment

Apr 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Atlantic 10 Expansion & Realignment, CAA Expansion & Realignment, NCAA Conference Expansion & Realignment

In recent weeks, we’ve seen all sorts of CAA realignment action hitting the public. But maybe “action” is too strong a word as it’s been more of a political spin game. First we had news that Georgia St. was on the Sun  Belt radar…which then turned into “the Sun Belt had agreed to a vote […]

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Georgia St. Expected to Join Sun Belt

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: CAA Expansion & Realignment, Featured News, NCAA Conference Expansion & Realignment, Sun Belt Expansion & Realignment
Georgia State University Conference Realignment

The rumors started some time ago, that the Sun Belt had interest in Georgia St. Well, it appears that interest has been formalized int he form of an agreement to invite Georgia St. to join the Sun Belt. Georgia St. is expected to accept and transition to FBS. Upon starting football at Georgia St., upgrading […]

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Conference Rumors

Feb 14th, 2011 | By | Category: CAA Expansion & Realignment, Conference USA Expansion & Realignment, Editorial

There’s been a number of rumors floating around of late to share: Charlotte to CAA (football only) & App St. to CUSA. Note, that these are just rumors. But I’ve heard them and have now seen multiple sites discuss them as well. So here’s the breakdown: Charlotte & CAA Football: The CAA is in an […]

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VCU Considering Football

Sep 8th, 2010 | By | Category: CAA Expansion & Realignment, Featured News

When fellow in-state and Colonial Athletic Conference rival Old Dominion added football, it started some discussions about the sport at the Richmond school. Fast forward a few years and the CAA Football conference is now poised to replace schools that dropped football, Northeastern and Hofstra, with Old Dominion and Georgia St. The conference still includes […]

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Rhode Island Out of the CAA for Football?

Jun 26th, 2010 | By | Category: CAA Expansion & Realignment, Featured News

Richmond Times-Dispatch reporter, John O’Conner reporting that URI will join the NEC in 2012. According to O’Conner, URI would leave for the NEC, which get’s an automatic playoff bid next season. URI has struggled for sometime in the CAA and A10 before that. The move would put them in a better regional footprint for football, […]

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Hofstra Dropping Football

Dec 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: CAA Expansion & Realignment, Featured News

Somewhat surprised by this move. In the wake of Northeastern dropping football, yet another former America East and current CAA member has dropped football. You have to wonder that had both schools remained in a northeast based conference rather than moving to the southern CAA, that they would have been able to keep football. More […]

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CAA Football Considers Expansion

Nov 27th, 2009 | By | Category: CAA Expansion & Realignment, expansion, Featured News

On Wednesday’s final radio show for the season, Delaware coach KC Keeler said that the CAA has scrapped the proposed 11 team schedule plan (since #12 team Northeastern has dropped football). He said the CAA is now in favor of adding a football-only member. Regarding what school would be added, he said “someone from the […]

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Northeastern Drops Football, CAA Drops the Ball

Nov 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: CAA Expansion & Realignment, Featured News

A college conference commissioners job is to have foresight. CAA commish Tom Yeager dropped the ball on this one. In what he considered a coup less than 4 years ago, the CAA brought in Northeastern as a member. In doing so, the CAA now had 6 schools that sponsored football…enough to sponsor the sport as […]

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