1. ACC Needs to Invite Connecticut and Rutgers for Conference Stability

    Expansion has been a vehicle for conferences to renegotiate their television packages with networks and cable companies. Everyone realizes this...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 2 years ago 4,900 reads 11 comments

  2. What the Big 12, Big Ten and SEC Might Look Like as Future 16-Team Conferences

    With the recent statements made by West Virginia University's athletic director, Oliver Luck, it is obvious the world of major college football is nowhere near the end of conference realignment...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 2 years ago 11,690 reads 30 comments

  3. Realignment Right for Mountain West Conference, Sun Belt and Conference USA?

    As college football fans, we are divided. Some of us find excitement in all the reconfiguring of conferences and feel the change of venue for some teams will make for a more interesting football season...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 2 years ago 2,931 reads 8 comments

  4. Should the ACC Consider Becoming the Nation's First 16-Team Super Conference?

    It can be argued either way, whether or not the 2003 raid on the Big East by the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) has been successful. If you look at things from an on-the-field and on-the-court perspective, their success is debatable...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 3 years ago 5,223 reads 40 comments

  5. How FBS Schools Rank Academically According to U.S. News

    Each year the news periodical U.S. News and World Report issues a ranking of supposedly all the colleges and universities in the country. How they rank these colleges is often debatable, and definitely controversial...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 3 years ago 654 reads 4 comments

  6. For Some FCS Programs Considering a Move to FBS, Unity May Be the Answer

    Athletics are becoming a larger part of the college environment each year, and specifically colleges with successful athletic programs playing at the highest level are becoming more attractive to potential students...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 3 years ago 3,388 reads 13 comments

  7. Was the Big East Blowing Smoke About Creating Its Own Network?

    The Big East doesn't have its own cable network...and it’s looking like it never will. Was the talk last year about starting a Big East channel just a ploy by John Marinatto ...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 3 years ago 1,359 reads 14 comments

  8. TCU To the Big East Makes More Geographic Sense Than You Think

    The rumors are flying, fueled by a New York Post report. The Big East is looking at Texas Christian University (TCU) for possible expansion. The bigger question is probably going to be whether or not TCU would consider the Big East...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about almost 4 years ago 2,500 reads 26 comments

  9. Expansion Aftermath, Expansion Future Shock

    No need to rehash it. We know what happened this past June. What we want to know is what will happen this coming December. You know, the month when the Big Ten originally stated they would announce their decision on expansion...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about almost 4 years ago 2,652 reads 78 comments

  10. Boise State on the Cusp of a Mountain West Conference Invitation?

    What the rest of the college football world has known for years, the Mountain West Conference has finally just picked up on: adding Boise State to your conference is a no-brainer! ...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 4 years ago 2,029 reads 46 comments

  11. NCAAF 2010: What To Do With Those Darn Conference Expansion Leftovers

    There is a conference expansion holiday coming for a select few lucky schools. Those schools - mainly due to residing in a large television market - will open their presents one morning ...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 4 years ago 2,975 reads 29 comments

  12. The Rutgers Compromise

    Mentally, they have already packed their bags for the Big Ten. Physically, they would go ahead, and make the move if they could...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 4 years ago 2,542 reads 34 comments

  13. Big Ten Expansion Rumor Mill: Is Maryland a Candidate for the Big Ten?

    The Big Ten Conference has yet to reveal which dominoes it will tip over to get conference realignment started, yet everyone has an idea for what they think the Big Ten will do...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about 4 years ago 10,131 reads 25 comments

  14. A Big East Television Channel: Why Not?

    The Mountain West Conference was first. The Big Ten threw its hat into the ring next. Now the Pac-10 is mulling it over...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 1,669 reads 11 comments

  15. A Second Look at Why the Big East and Notre Dame Need to Fish or Cut Bait

    Recently I wrote an article attempting to explain why the Big East Conference should sever its ties with Notre Dame. As I expected, Notre Dame fans came calling, telling me how crazy the idea was...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 657 reads 11 comments

  16. Conference Expansion: A Look Into The Future Of College Football, Part 1

    Let's cut to the chase. We all know conference expansion in major college football is on the horizon, it is just a matter of when and where the dominoes fall...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 6,543 reads 37 comments

  17. For Notre Dame and the Big East, It Is Time To Fish or Cut Bait

    It is time. Notre Dame has outlived its usefulness to the Big East. There once was a school of thought that said Notre Dame being affiliated with the Big East was a mutually beneficial relationship...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 929 reads 46 comments

  18. The Big Ten's Newest Member? The Red-Headed Stepchild.

    You can all stop with your speculation now. The newest member of the Big Ten Conference is none other than the infamous "Red-Headed Stepchild...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 1,863 reads 3 comments

  19. College Football Conference Expansion: What if the Big 12 Acts First?

    Assume for a moment, if you will, that the presidents from the schools that make up the Big 12 Conference call an impromptu meeting concerning the possibility of losing a school, or schools, to the Pac-10 or Big Ten...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 2,483 reads 7 comments

  20. Big Ten Expansion: Will a Potential NFL Lockout Expedite Expansion?

    Think about it for second. Who would really benefit the most from an NFL lockout in 2011? The answer is obvious.  The Big Ten Conference...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 742 reads 2 comments

  21. Memo to the Big East: Go West Young Man

    All the rage is "Texas to the Big 10." Radio, television, internet, you name it.  People are talking about it, and that more than anything is a guarantee that a move like that would pay off in spades for both Texas and the Big 10...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 1,638 reads 11 comments

  22. College Football's Own Volcano Is About To Erupt

    Well now... The Big Ten and Pac 10 are ready to expand.  The Big Ten already has its own cable network, and now the Pac 10 wants one, too...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 908 reads 3 comments

  23. College Football Recruiting: Why "Committed" Recruits Still Look Around

    Let's say you are a 16-18 year old kid in high school.  Probably never had the money to go anywhere before.  Never had the opportunity to see the "outside world...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 1,664 reads 5 comments

  24. Five Things I Would Like To See Happen in College Football Today!

    As the New Year and a new decade is officially underway, I will ignore any resolutions for myself and instead, state the five things I would most like to see happen this decade, if not right now, in college football...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 404 reads 9 comments

  25. When It Comes to Kirk Herbstreit, I Respectfully Disagree

    So there I am, sitting on my couch last night, watching ESPN's College Football Live Sunday night show, and after the ad nauseum references to Florida, some one reminded Dari Nowkhah, ...

    Jason Dunigan Written by Jason Dunigan about over 4 years ago 943 reads 9 comments