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Big Ten and other Conference Expansion

Discussion in 'College Football' started by Mike80, Jul 26, 2007.


Which Teams Should the Big Ten Add? (please limit to four selections)

  1. Boston College

    29 vote(s)
  2. Cincinnati

    17 vote(s)
  3. Connecticut

    6 vote(s)
  4. Duke

    17 vote(s)
  5. Georgia Tech

    50 vote(s)
  6. Kansas

    43 vote(s)
  7. Maryland

    66 vote(s)
  8. Missouri

    91 vote(s)
  9. North Carolina

    27 vote(s)
  10. Notre Dame

    195 vote(s)
  11. Oklahoma

    72 vote(s)
  12. Pittsburgh

    41 vote(s)
  13. Rutgers

    38 vote(s)
  14. Syracuse

    17 vote(s)
  15. Texas

    118 vote(s)
  16. Vanderbilt

    13 vote(s)
  17. Virginia

    38 vote(s)
  18. Virginia Tech

    58 vote(s)
  19. Stay at 12 teams and don't expand

    24 vote(s)
  20. Add some other school(s) not listed

    14 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Maryland and Rutgers to Join CIC: Announcement & Press Release

  2. Krenzelicious

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member BP Recruiting Team


  3. sepia5

    sepia5 JoePa apologists = Pendejo

    The CIC is itching to add a circus college.
  4. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Rutgers sues Big East

  5. PlanetFrnd

    PlanetFrnd Newbie

  6. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Actually, Florida State started out as an all-female college (Florida State College for Women). Florida State went co-ed in 1947, which not coincidentally was the same year that the school began participating in football.
  7. billmac91

    billmac91 Senior

    Might be completely coincidental, but FSU called me last night (first time they've ever reached out via phone) asking if I'd like to make a donation to the school.

    Thought it was slightly interesting considering the timing with realignment and exit fees.
  8. Consider yourself lucky. I get calls from OSU and UF at least once a year.

    But yeah, that is an interesting coincidence, especially in light of their stated desire to become AAU-caliber.
  9. Walking around that campus still has the feel of walking around the campus of a women's college given the female to male ratio there and the quality of women that put those at UF to shame.
  10. Mrstickball

    Mrstickball Sophmore

    If FSU was in the AAU, it'd be a home run.

    Too bad its an unlikely grab.
  11. Mike80

    Mike80 Pretentious Dickhole

    There is something to be said, I guess, for a university stepping up and saying they will spend the cash to meet the requirements for membership - nothing like having someone who wants to be there pony up what they need beforehand.

    I have no idea where to begin to research this, but what are FSU's chances of getting into the AAU in the next 2 years or so?
  12. sepia5

    sepia5 JoePa apologists = Pendejo

    I agree. That's why I married one of them.
  13. sepia5

    sepia5 JoePa apologists = Pendejo

    Interesting, but I guess I'm missing what that has to do with its circus program, though I note that it was also started in 1947 apparently.
  14. ORD_Buckeye

    ORD_Buckeye Wrong glass, Sir.

    ZERO. Georgia Tech just entered. FSU has a long fucking ways to go.
  15. Krenzelicious

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    ESPN - Big Ten eyes further expansion



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