Is BYU Football Going For WAC League?By Turjo, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
UTAH (GaeaTimes.com) — According to the sources, Brigham Young University (BYU) are leaving the conference to rejoin the WAC league which it created decades earlier. For the Western Athletic Conference, Utah State and the other schools in the league, this move can dramatically effect the landscape of college sports in western United States.
According to an anonymous insider in Utah State University, the shocking move by BYU will be greatly acknowledged by Utah state. If BYU were to make the move, the WAC would form a football scheduling collaboration with the Cougars that would help both the WAC and BYU fill out important late-season dates.
Albert Lin, an ESPN insider speculates that teams like Notre Dame, Army, Navy and Utah might join if BYU creates an independent schedule next year. The teams which are already scheduled for play are Texas, Oregon State and Utah State.
None of the authorities were available for any official statement. In fact BYU quarterback Riley Nelson said, Wednesday was the first time he had heard anything about BYU going independent and that was from the reporters only. He said decisions about the conference membership are in the hands of BYU’s administrators.
Whatever decision BYU is taking, we are soon going to find out So, keep an eye on this site for further updates.
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