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    Re: Big East not giving up

    Is the Big East trying to become irrelevant in football?



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    Re: Big East not giving up

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    Is the Big East trying to become irrelevant in football?
    It can't get any worse.



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    Re: Big East not giving up

    UCF. There's a winner.


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    Re: Big East not giving up

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    Is the Big East trying to become irrelevant in football?
    Possibily. But I can understand them going after Memphis. For basketball purposes.


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    Re: Big East not giving up

    UCF, I think, is a sleeping giant in football. They have over 50,000 students and are near a major city (Orlando) which has no pro football team. They could be a force in the coming years.



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    Re: Big East not giving up

    Quote Originally Posted by SCNCY View Post
    UCF, I think, is a sleeping giant in football. They have over 50,000 students and are near a major city (Orlando) which has no pro football team. They could be a force in the coming years.
    Agreed. If they were to hire Snellenberger they'd blow up.


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    Re: Big East not giving up

    I would be lying if I said I was surprised.



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    Re: Big East not giving up

    Quote Originally Posted by SCNCY View Post
    UCF, I think, is a sleeping giant in football. They have over 50,000 students and are near a major city (Orlando) which has no pro football team. They could be a force in the coming years.
    I agree. It also provides another FLA team to be paired with USF. Regional rival, helps recruiting, etc, etc. I think it'll be a winner.


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    Re: Big East not giving up


    UCF makes sense as it is clearly the next USF. Memphis doesn't because it will do real damage to the Big East's academic profile.



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    Re: Big East not giving up

    If I were them, I'd start looking at Eastern Carolina. Not a bad FB school.



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    Re: Big East not giving up

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    If I were them, I'd start looking at Eastern Carolina. Not a bad FB school.
    Also very weak academically. Modest FB success in weak C-USA and nothing else. Would diminish the Big East.



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    Re: Big East not giving up

    Time to give Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner a little credit. He told me in the interview I did with him that those would be two of the first schools that the Big East looked to in expansion.



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