The Air Force Falcons, and Navy Midshipmen were thought to be waiting for the Big East to raise their exit fee from $5 million to $10 million and then join the Big East for football-only. Well not so much.
The New York Times Pete Thammel caught up with Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh:
Air Force in no rush. AD Hans Mueh just told me, "There's not real impetus to do anything but sit back and watch."
This is good news to Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson who at least has some time to see what he can do to keep Air Force in the Mountain West. However, Mueh has already said that he would rather have Air Force join the Big East in 2013 in order to avoid paying the $5 million exit fee for joining a new league after the June 30 deadline.
Also, it seems that teams are now back to waiting to see what the Missouri Tigers will be doing, because there are reports that say it is imminent that the Tigers will be heading to the SEC.