Breaking News Update:
Boise State University and San Diego State are among five schools that will join the Big East Conference in 2013, CBSSports.com reported.
Breaking news update: BYU seriously considering joining Big East according to ESPN's Joe Schad in this report.
Breaking News: Idaho State Board OK's potential Boise State move to the Big East.Could the BYU Cougars be next? Brigham Young University has a storied history as both an independent and as a former member of the WAC and the Mountain West.
Are the Cougars set to join the Big East and if so can Notre Dame be that far behind? Those two along with Boise State and the University of Houston would make a conference to be reckon with. Stay tuned.
Like they would a bleeding swimmer in the waters off fictional Amity Island, the sharks (think ACC and Big 12) are circling the Big East conference. What would Captain Quint do? He would become the hunter, not the hunted.Many don't think the conference will survive. But for those who have faith there is an answer. There is a move that could be made that is both contrary to conventional wisdom but yet obviously compelling to all parties. If executed successfully it could result in a resurgent Big East and a bidding war for the last major college football conference television package. After all money is what it is all about. The future of the Big East is a New York City headquartered 18 team super conference in football with two divisions and a championship game in the Big Apple. View the slide show to see what divine intervention is needed to make this a reality.
Admittedly there are many pieces of this puzzle and not all of them may fall into place. But if the first one does I think more will follow. I expect that my thoughts will be controversial to some and logical and sensible to others. Please use the comments section and let me know what you think. Your opinion is important to me.And check my other more detailed piece on why Notre Dame will join the Big East soon. Notre Dame Football to join Big East? Here is why they need to.
Why Notre Dame will join the Big East (link)