Jville State has expressed interest in jumping up.
I haven't heard anything about Towson wanting to move up. In fact I read an article stating that they were considering cutting their athletic budget and possibly programs?? So, while their Championship was pretty exciting...I don't know if they plan to capitalize on it?
Personally, I don't have a real problem with either school. Though, I don't see a reason to have three schools in the state of Alabama at this time...when there are so many untapped markets available to the SBC.
If the SBC was targeting Towson...I would guess that it would try to capture JMU along side. Which would be a pretty sweet grab for the Belt.
You mean championship run, since Towson was the runner-up to North Dakota St. Anyways, back to the discussion, which states within the Sun Belt footprint do you believe that it should receive some more attention? Texas might not be one of them, unless if Sam Houston St. plans to have interest on upgrading to FBS.
Thanks for catching the mistake. Yes, Championship run. Sorry.
I don't know if you can really go by State...that the SBC needs to expand into. Mostly because there aren't always great candidates in every state...that are available. Such as...Kentucky. Ky would be great for the SBC to expand into...but, EKU isn't really that great a candidate, yet.
I believe that the SBC should list the best available schools and then weed them out by location, if needed.
My list: Sam Houston, Richmond fb, UMass fb, McNeese, Tenn State, Illinois State, Mo State.
(Tenn State for their location)