FYI... a realist about one's situation, Jacksonville State does not feel that they will be making the move in the immediate future as they intended. Finances come into play... a lesson for North Alabama, who wants to move to FCS despite their lack of finances to fund the move???
“Are we going to get there next year — no,” Meehan continued. “Are we going to get there in five years — perhaps. Are we going to get there in 10 years — I feel certain. But it’s going to take a certain level of expenditure.http://www.annistonstar.com/view/full_s ... =home_news
“What I have asked and what our board of trustees have told me they want is excellence where we are now and … (when) we’re ready and our facilities are up to par with other conferences at the Football Bowl Subdivision we will receive an invitation and we’ll be ready to go. Right now, nobody’s asking us.”
Policymakers and athletic director candidates have said it would take five years for JSU to raise sufficient enough money to properly fund such a move once they commit to making it.