Possible expansion could change the face of BYU athletics

by | May 05, 2010

Saints & Sports

During last month's BCS meetings in Scottsdale, Ariz., the nation's conference commissioners and athletic directors convened amid reports and speculation that college football was on the brink of a major facelift.

As it turned out, the meetings didn't produce any earth-shattering announcements about conference expansions or defections.

Nevertheless, change appears to be inevitable.

Both the Big Ten and the Pac-10 are studying expansion possibilities, and, if they do expand, it would trigger a domino effect that could impact every conference, including the Mountain West.

MWC commissioner Craig Thompson, who attended those BCS meetings, wonders what's next.

"Nobody is laying their cards on the table at this point. There's a lot of speculation, a lot of talk. This is all pretty premature," Thompson told the Deseret News. "There could be sweeping changes. There might be minimal change. There might be no change."

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