BREAKING NEWS: SUU to Bolt Big Sky for the WAC

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BREAKING NEWS: SUU to Bolt Big Sky for the WAC

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Apparently, the WAC is being reconstituted as a so-called FCS conference of FCSINOs including Tarleton State and Dixie State, yet it still includes FBS independent New Mexico State. This speculated SUU move is still unofficial, but the WAC does indicate that it HAS had a recent vote on membership. SUU HAS been discussed in that regard.

What does this mean for the Big Sky? From what I can see, if the WAC can get enough football-playing members to form a conference, the Sky would be off the hook on scheduling OOC games, but it might be difficult getting the WAC FCS certified with the continued presence of NMSU in FBS (unless they can be persuaded to "pull an Idalol" and drop down).

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Re: BREAKING NEWS: SUU to Bolt Big Sky for the WAC

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Isn't breaking news supposed to be things that have actually happened Casey?

IF SUU did go to the WAC, they would have three teams that play FCS. Only half of what they'd need to have a conference. I can't imagine how they would get to 6+.
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89Hen wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:12 am
Isn't breaking news supposed to be things that have actually happened Casey?

IF SUU did go to the WAC, they would have three teams that play FCS. Only half of what they'd need to have a conference. I can't imagine how they would get to 6+.
They’ll need the Cali BSC schools to jump ship and maybe NAU too.
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They are denying this
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I'll believe it when I see it. But if they do leave, that's perfectly fine.

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I don't get why any school would want to leave another league for the WAC. It's been DI's ghetto conference ever since the Great West folded.

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Mvemjsunpx wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:17 pm
I don't get why any school would want to leave another league for the WAC. It's been DI's ghetto conference ever since the Great West folded.
You leave the MEAC out of this.

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SuperHornet wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 12:00 pm
Apparently, the WAC is being reconstituted as a so-called FCS conference of FCSINOs including Tarleton State and Dixie State, yet it still includes FBS independent New Mexico State. This speculated SUU move is still unofficial, but the WAC does indicate that it HAS had a recent vote on membership. SUU HAS been discussed in that regard.

What does this mean for the Big Sky? From what I can see, if the WAC can get enough football-playing members to form a conference, the Sky would be off the hook on scheduling OOC games, but it might be difficult getting the WAC FCS certified with the continued presence of NMSU in FBS (unless they can be persuaded to "pull an Idalol" and drop down).

Wow....

https://missoulian.com/sports/college/b ... ceeab.html
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Ibanez wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:34 am
Dixie State. :ohno:
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89Hen wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:04 pm
Ibanez wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:34 am
Dixie State. :ohno:
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Ibanez wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:51 am
89Hen wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:04 pm


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There's a 72-yr old furniture store in Charleston called Dixie Furniture Co. They had one of the most "iconic" commercials in the area with the tag line- "Dixie’ll Do It, Cause Dixie Don’t Care" I'll see if I can find the video.
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