If San Diego gets an at large bid into the tournament (they have a shot, but it would be unusual for a nonscholarship program to be invited), does that impact the timing of any ISU announcements if JP indeed wants Harbaugh? Schedule of events is below.
11/19/06: Selection Sunday Final selections and announcement of bracket during televised announcement at approximately 1 p.m. (Eastern time) on ESPNews.
8 At-Large schools are named to join 8 Conference auto-qualifier champions (Atlantic 10, Big Sky, Gateway, MEAC, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern and Southland) in the D-I Football Championship Bracket.
November 25—First-round games.
December 2—Quarterfinal games.
December 8 and 9—Semifinal games.
December 15—Championship game, W. Max Finley Stadium/Davenport Field, Chattanooga, Tennessee.