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    ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Sorry if this has been posted somewhere else- if so, please merge. Check out the end of this article:

    Your take: To take or not take Boise State, Part II - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN

    Conference USA? boo....




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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Because an ESPN columnist does not think so? doubtful it has much validity.

    I am so sick of everyone in the media thinking these conference decision are being made solely on athletics. It is so much more than that, and the MWC would take ISU as an institution in a heart beat.



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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
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    Your take: To take or not take Boise State, Part II - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN

    Conference USA? boo....
    Who says CUSA even wants us?


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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Let's go the independent route.



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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Why wouldn't the MAC add at 13? Seems like they'd be a natural to.

    Kinda the same reason the WAC wants an even number, the Big 10 too.



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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
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    Your take: To take or not take Boise State, Part II - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN

    Conference USA? boo....
    Did the Mountain West hire an ESPN blogger to make realignment decisions? I must have missed that.


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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    There is no objective reason to not bring ISU, along with KU, KSU, Mizzou, Boise and Baylor into the MWC, if they want to compete at all.


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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    BTW - who is Graham Watson?



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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    MWC = Not currentlly BCS. With leftover Big XII = BCS.


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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    There is no objective reason to not bring ISU, along with KU, KSU, Mizzou, Boise and Baylor into the MWC, if they want to compete at all.
    Why wouldn't those 5 stay put, and the MWC teams added to the big 12?



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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

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    BTW - who is Graham Watson?
    He would be the biggest reject blogger working for ESPN. I mean, he was hired to cover the MWC...



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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    ISU adds far more to the MWC than Baylor.


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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    I think everyone is looking at this the wrong way. I don't think the Mountain West would expand. I think the Big 12 would just add new members. That way the good Mountain West teams can get rid of the bad ones and join with an existing BCS conference.



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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    MWC = Not currentlly BCS. With leftover Big XII = BCS.
    Not if the new Pac 10, Big 10, SEC, and ACC superconferences have their way, as it's the conferences, who are controlled by the school presidents, who decide who gets to be a BCS conference and who doesn't. And isn't the whole point of the superconference model keeping all of the money for themselves? Why would they give any of that to a fifth conference?


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    Re: ...sounds like the Mountain West doesn't want us

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJames View Post
    I think everyone is looking at this the wrong way. I don't think the Mountain West would expand. I think the Big 12 would just add new members. That way the good Mountain West teams can get rid of the bad ones and join with an existing BCS conference.
    As soon as Nebraska leaves for the Big 10 and the 6 Big 12 schools leave for the Pac 10, the Big 12 dissolves under simple majority under Delaware corporate law (which with the Big 12 conference was founded). Dissolution means no conference from which the remaining schools can try to pick up the pieces and no ginormous payouts from leaving schools:

    CHAPTER 1. GENERAL CORPORATION LAW Subchapter X. Sale of Assets, Dissolution and Winding Up


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