1. The BYU Cougars: A Terrible Fit for Long-Term Independence & WCC Membership

    Perhaps the strangest arrangement made in college athletics league alignment over the past tumultuous three years has been Brigham Young University’s partnering with the West Coast Conference (WCC)...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 1 year ago 4,127 reads 30 comments

  2. BYU Football: Conference Membership or Continued Independence?

    With news that college football will be moving towards a four team playoff after the 2014 season to effectively change the format of the four Bowl Championship Series games, where ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 491 reads 18 comments

  3. BYU Sports: More Possible BYU movement to the Big 12 Speculation

    On Wednesday, March 28, WCC Commissioner Jamie Zaninovich visited Stockton, California, to welcome the University of the Pacific as the league’s newest and one time original founding member...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 4,029 reads 24 comments

  4. BYU Football: A Major Piece to Be Played on Conference Realignment Chessboard

    While at the Armed Forces Bowl press meeting last week, Salt Lake Tribune Reporter Jay Drew and Deseret News reporter Jeff Call managed to corner BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 8,086 reads 20 comments

  5. Utah Utes “Drum and Feather” Logo Fading into History?

    A new rumor is surfacing in Salt Lake City that the University of Utah will retire their “drum and feather” U logo. The change will begin after the Sun Bowl for their football team...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 3,268 reads 2 comments

  6. BYU vs. Utah Rivalry Future: Could Pac-12/Big Ten Deal End It?

    As reported by several sources, the Pac-12 and Big Ten have announced an agreement to play at least one OOC game between each school starting in 2017 when schools become more devoid of forthcoming OOC contracts...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 699 reads 4 comments

  7. BYU: Why the WCC Will Never Be a Good Long-Term Fit for Cougar Basketball

    While college football will be the driving force behind league affiliation, basketball can, however, at times bring strange bedfellows together...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 810 reads 8 comments

  8. BYU Football: Is Bronco Mendenhall Now Being Courted, Entertaining Offers?

    The tweets are coming in over various Twitter feeds from college sports writers across the country as college head coaches are officially relieved of their duties: Larry Porter at Memphis, Ron Zook at Illinois, Turner Gill at Kansas...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 2,894 reads 9 comments

  9. BYU to the Big East: Why Any Deal Is Now Officially Dead

    According to numerous college football writers' Twitter feeds as well as the Associated Press , the negotiations between BYU and the Big East have hit an insurmountable impasse...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 2 years ago 415 reads 4 comments

  10. BYU to the Big 12: Why the Cougars Were “Leapfrogged”

    With the large amount of dollars networks invest in college sports nowadays, there are without question going to be consequences with media rights and league alignment...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about almost 3 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  11. NCAA Conference Realignment: Why Missouri Should Stay in the Big 12

    BREAKING NEWS : Late Tuesday afternoon the University of Missouri Board of Curators authorized Chancellor Brady Deaton to explore other conference possibilities...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about almost 3 years ago 1,470 reads 11 comments

  12. BYU Big 12: Why the Cougars Should Agree to Join the Big 12 NOW!

    Instability aside, the dysfunctional family that is known as the Big 12 Conference is clearly the best fit for Brigham Young University athletics...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about almost 3 years ago 3,484 reads 6 comments

  13. BYU Football: Crushed by Utah, Could Conference Realignment Pour It On?

    While smarting over the worst loss to Utah since before the WAC/MWC era (1962-2010), could anything worse happen to BYU fans? Two words: Conference Realignment With the moves ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about almost 3 years ago 1,948 reads 13 comments

  14. BYU vs. Utah: Will the Rivalry Thrive or Barely Survive?

    The change in conference addresses for Utah and BYU football programs over the past 15 months barely has the ink drying on the stationary, and some question the future of this entanglement...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about almost 3 years ago 165 reads 2 comments

  15. BYU Football: If Texas A&M Bolts the Big 12, Can the Cougars Save It?

    Since Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Parry dropped the ball nearly two weeks ago just days after another contentious Big 12 directors meeting, there has ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about 3 years ago 1,863 reads 17 comments

  16. BYU Football: More Dominoes Fall; Does the Big 12 Now Come Calling?

    Reports are now circulating that Texas A&M has accepted an offer to move to the SEC for the 2012-2013 academic year and that Florida State will follow one year later...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about 3 years ago 4,425 reads 57 comments

  17. Big 12 Football: Texas A&M to the SEC Rumors Surface Yet Again

    This time the rumor is coming from the governor’s mansion in Austin. Current Texas Governor and possible Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry reignited rumblings ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about 3 years ago 919 reads 12 comments

  18. BYU Football: Every Fan's Greatest Hopes, Worst Fears of Football Independence

    July 1 was a day of mixed feelings throughout the world of college sports and NCAA athletics in general, particularly for BYU fans since their athletic program is entering a great ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about 3 years ago 3,988 reads 14 comments

  19. Nebraska Sacked! Was Expulsion from the AAU Reprisal for Leaving the Big 12?

    Within higher education circles of the U.S. and Canada there is no higher honor for an institution than to be affiliated with the Association of American Universities (AAU)...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 3 years ago 3,668 reads 29 comments

  20. The Big-12: A League No Longer Under Siege, Dan Beebe Delivers

    One year ago, most prognosticators, seeing a major realignment of both the PAC-10 and Big-Ten, who both announced expansion plans early in 2010, began to put the Big-12 under siege...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 3 years ago 1,396 reads 36 comments

  21. The Big 12 Would Benefit More from BYU Than the WCC Will

    While the loss of Nebraska in football has without question been devastating to the Big 12, what have Nebraska and Colorado done for the league in basketball? While Colorado did ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 3 years ago 2,105 reads 14 comments

  22. NCAA Rumor: Could Dave Rose Replace Jim Boylen at Utah?

    For the past six seasons at BYU, Dave Rose has taken a program that had become good under predecessor Steve Cleveland and made it better...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 3 years ago 1,944 reads 27 comments

  23. Big 12 Rebuilding: Who Are the 'Real' Candidate Institutions

    Of all the Automatic Qualifying Leagues in the BCS, no other league is going to be dealing with expansion rumors more than the Big-12 throughout 2011...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 3 years ago 2,627 reads 16 comments

  24. BYU Reports: Bronco Mendenhall Releases (or Fires) Entire Offensive Staff

    In a shocking (or not so shocking) move, BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall today strongly encouraged all his offensive staff including coordinator Robert Anae, and longtime ...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about over 3 years ago 2,183 reads 2 comments

  25. The Ultimate Mountain Time Zone Power League

    Conference movements and realignments are nothing new to the region that makes up the Mountain Time Zone of the United States...

    David Moore Written by David Moore about almost 4 years ago 187 reads 0 comments