The Broncos have cancelled their switch to the Big East and will remain a full member of the Mountain West in 2013. The pot has certainly been sweetened for Boise State and there are also new incentives that will benefit all conference members.
While it has been criticized in the media the merger between the Mountain West and Conference USA needed to be done to ensure the long term stability for both conferences.
The final revision in our series where we realign the NCAA conferences based on geography.
The latest in our summer series of creating news conferences based on geography.
Conference USA wanted to complete a merger with the Mountain West that would have created the largest conference in the NCAA. Craig Thompson of the Mountain West wants to keep the conferences separate while still trying to change the landscape of college football.
The fourth installment of our summer series where we realign the conferences based on geography. This time we hit the Midwest and reshape the Big 12 Conference.
The third part of series of conference realignment based on geography. This week we make the Mountain West a conference that lives up to it's namesake.
A "what if" scenario on conference realignment in the NCAA. All conferences are forced to condense based on geography due to a large energy crisis that is shaking the nation.
Taking a look at conference expansion and the most important factors involved. Would a school like Wyoming with a tiny population ever be a target of a AQ conference if they had a winning football team?
A possible partnership between the Mountain West and Conference USA may be the last for the non AQ's to grab a BCS game.
MWC/WAC Resolution not a done deal. Could be completed later this week.
WAC - MWC resolution reached. Football teams must wait till 2012, all other sports in 2011.
University of Houston President mentions more realignment in the works. Has been attending Conference USA board meeting.