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    Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    I see it reported tha University of Maryland is moving to the Big 10, giving that conference 13 teams. Surely they aren't done, and they've pried open the ACC for poachers, which Neinas was unable to do.

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    Maryland Terrapins accept invitation to join Big Ten, sources say - ESPN



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Rutgers is expected to announce their move to the B1G tomorrow. I hope this opens up the door for FSU to come the the Big 12. I don't necessarily want them, but we need to grow to keep up with the other conferences and they are the best/most available option for the Big 12.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Yeah, either ACC is going to poach again to get back to 14 or someone else will leave the ACC. We will see what falls out.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Feed the new megathread.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Likely but not official - yet RT @Peder_Rice: On SportsCenter right now, they're saying Rutgers announcement tomorrow. Can you confirm?

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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    word on the str33t is UCONN to the ACC




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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    I wish we could have just stayed with the old conferences. Seriously hate the Big 10 for doing all of this. I understand it is all about the money but it is getting annoying. They are ruining college football with this. It ruins rival games.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    word on the str33t is UCONN to the ACC
    FSU wont like that. Basketball move.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    word on the str33t is UCONN to the ACC
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    from http://ESPN.com : "Connecticut is the most likely candidate to join the ACC, sources said."




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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Quote Originally Posted by tyler24 View Post
    I wish we could have just stayed with the old conferences. Seriously hate the Big 10 for doing all of this. I understand it is all about the money but it is getting annoying. They are ruining college football with this. It ruins rival games.
    At the end of the day, all that just happened is that two mediocre leagues became even more mediocre. Nothing to see here, especially if you are a viewer of sports on TV in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    when oh when will another poster make ANOTHER thread about this. my god.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    I'd rather stay at 10 teams, but if there was a time to gun for Florida State, it's now. Who would the other school be?



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    FSU and GaTech would be my top choices, but GT pines for the B1G. WOuld love to have VaTech as well.



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Pay attention to what Maryland negotiates the $50 mil buyout down to. If it's something reasonable, I wouldn't be surprised if FSU & Clemson look to eject...



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    Re: Conference realignment train coming down the tracks again?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sloup View Post
    I'd rather stay at 10 teams, but if there was a time to gun for Florida State, it's now. Who would the other school be?
    Probably Clemson.



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