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    B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Apparently Iowa and UNI will never play again in FB if the B10 is done with FCS. Per...

    Brett McMurphy ‏@McMurphyESPN Barry Alvarez says B1G will no longer schedule FCS opponents



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Why wouldnt they?


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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Looks like Iowa/UNI contracted for 2014 and if true that will be the last ever meeting.



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    LOL! What? How dumb can the Big 10 get?



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Why wouldnt they?
    Yeah, how else are they going to get wins?



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    Why wouldnt they?
    Probably because B10 strength of schedule stinks and they want to make sure they get a team in the 4 team playoff beginning 2014



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by MLawrence View Post
    Yeah, how else are they going to get wins?
    well they all play iowa....



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    They'll still be playing big 10 teams for 9 or 10 games, so they shouldnt have to worry about their SOS getting too hard.



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    They'll still be playing big 10 teams for 9 or 10 games, so they shouldnt have to worry about their SOS getting too hard.
    True!



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Have got to think UNI will be making the move up to FBS in the next few years, as they find it tougher to schedule programs currently in FBS to make some money to help fund the program.



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclo120 View Post
    Have got to think UNI will be making the move up to FBS in the next few years, as they find it tougher to schedule programs currently in FBS to make some money to help fund the program.
    There is no way in hell they will be in the FBS anytime in the foreseeable future.



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclo120 View Post
    Have got to think UNI will be making the move up to FBS in the next few years, as they find it tougher to schedule programs currently in FBS to make some money to help fund the program.
    Can UNI afford to make that move? That's 22 more scholarships they'd have to pay for. Not to mention the increased travel costs. And I don't see any mid major conference getting a huge TV contract.


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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    There is no way in hell they will be in the FBS anytime in the foreseeable future.
    They have actually raised the idea, so its not inconceivable.

    They'd suddenly be a lot more marketable to FBS opponents (so could fetch a larger paycheck), as any team paying them to show up could now schedule an almost-FCS team in UNI and another FCS team.



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Can UNI afford to make that move? That's 22 more scholarships they'd have to pay for. Not to mention the increased travel costs. And I don't see any mid major conference getting a huge TV contract.
    the day uni goes FBS in football, i will give up drinking.



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    Re: B10 done scheduling FCS?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyman05 View Post
    Probably because B10 strength of schedule stinks and they want to make sure they get a team in the 4 team playoff beginning 2014

    Playing some bottom feeder MAC team isnt going to help there SOS much.


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