The Huntsville Times is reporting that the SWAC has invited Tennessee St. to join. The addition of Tennessee St. would give the SWAC eleven total members. No immediate decision is expected by Tennessee St. until after their incoming president has had time to review the option. If Tennessee St. were to leave their current conference, [...]
SWAC Expansion & Realignment
Citing the state’s growing economic constraints, Gov. Haley Barbour has proposed a merger of Mississippi Valley and Alcorn State University into Jackson State University, as well as Mississippi University for Women into Mississippi State. If the proposal were pushed through, The SWAC would be down 2 schools. Read More…
Keeping up on the state of NCAA conference realignment, there is some building support for a move by florida A&M; to the SWAC conference. Heath Smith recently wrote about FAMU and the SWAC in his recent article. It’s well worth a read.
A Look Back at Conference Realignment 2003 -1/21/04 In the fall of 1999, this site, a unique meeting place for those interested in the topic of NCAA conference realignment was formed for fans from across the country to discuss the potential scenarios of conference realignment. Without any bells and whistles, without even a website domain [...]
The Conference Realignment & Expansion Chronicles -5/12/03 -by Matthew Peloquin Over the past few weeks every major publication has included their predictions as to how the recent conference expansion rumors will play out. For the past 3 years, we’ve all participated on the Conference Realignment and Expansion Forum, making it the most popular and regularly [...]