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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

    52 vote(s)
  6. Kansas

    44 vote(s)
  7. Maryland

    68 vote(s)
  8. Missouri

    91 vote(s)
  9. North Carolina

    29 vote(s)
  10. Notre Dame

    200 vote(s)
  11. Oklahoma

    76 vote(s)
  12. Pittsburgh

    42 vote(s)
  13. Rutgers

    38 vote(s)
  14. Syracuse

    17 vote(s)
  15. Texas

    122 vote(s)
  16. Vanderbilt

    13 vote(s)
  17. Virginia

    40 vote(s)
  18. Virginia Tech

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

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

    16 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. PlanetFrnd

    PlanetFrnd Newbie

  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Mrstickball

    Mrstickball Sophmore

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

    Too bad its an unlikely grab.
  7. Mike80

    Mike80 Done

    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?
  8. sepia5

    sepia5 JoePa apologists = Pendejo

    I agree. That's why I married one of them.
  9. 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.
  10. ORD_Buckeye

    ORD_Buckeye Wrong glass, Sir.

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

    Krenzelicious Sine Labore Nihil Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

    ESPN - Big Ten eyes further expansion


  12. PlanetFrnd

    PlanetFrnd Newbie

    So yeah...

    But, ultimately, no.
  13. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

  14. OSU_D/

    OSU_D/ Intense Hater of Big Nut, Buck I Guy & Buckeye Man

    Frank, The dude, Chip Brown, PBC.... they just serve to remind us nobody know ish unless they are being used as a mouth piece for some reason.
  15. Muck

    Muck Enjoy Every Sandwich Staff Member

    Frank doesn't really belong in the same category with those others. He freely admits he doesn't have any inside information. He just discusses possibilities and the potential value of various teams.

    He wasn't saying Miami was being seriously considered by the B1G, he's just long been a proponent of them receiving an invite.

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