The calendar changes pages into a new month, but June ends with a bombshell report of another possible major eruption in football conference realignment! By the time you get this, probably a done deal. Other links/content in this big edition. Enjoy!
BREAKING: Major college football news whose ripple effects will be felt in the MW!
Twitter going nuts!! Here is how it went down.
Breaking: USC and UCLA are considering leaving the Pac-12 for the Big Ten as early as 2024, a source confirmed to ESPN.— ESPN (@espn) June 30, 2022
The news was first reported by San Jose Mercury News. https://t.co/Z3DXEqb5Em pic.twitter.com/Npm9pCuMLe
USC & UCLA are expected to join Big Ten as early as 2024 season sources told @ActionNetworkHQ. 1st reported by @wilnerhotline. “It’s not official yet but I’d put it at 90 percent,” industry source said. Both Pac-12 schools initially approached Big Ten about joining, source said— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) June 30, 2022
The pending USC/UCLA move to the Big Ten could eventually lead to "two megaconferences — the Big Ten and SEC — with 20 or more members apiece" according to @NicoleAuerbach.— On3 (@On3sports) June 30, 2022
More HERE:https://t.co/0tfbp45mmg pic.twitter.com/dfF6ZsjXD3
Sources: USC and UCLA have been notified that their application to join the Big Ten has been accepted. The schools will begin play in 2024.— Pete Thamel (@PeteThamel) June 30, 2022
USC and UCLA both just made their official announcements they're joining the Big Ten in 2024.— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) June 30, 2022
Chris Murray lists San Diego State as the “easy add”. Who ranks after that?
This marked the 5th time Fan received an honor from CoSIDA.
A MW coach is high on the list. Can you pick the right one?
The Rebels have not had a winning season since 2013. Will a QB transfer from Tennessee lead a resurgence to a better record than the 2-10 one last year?
3 MW teams listed transfer portal roster turnover list
Pre 4th of July update - G5 schools with the most scholarship player portal entries since 8/1— FarrellPortal (@farrellportal) June 30, 2022
1. Buffalo: 26
2. UConn: 25
3. Arkansas St: 24
4. UCF: 23
5. Houston: 22
5. Nevada, North Texas, UNLV: 21
6. Colorado St, East Carolina: 20 @mfarrellsports
Aztecs announce player no longer on roster
Chad Baker-Mazara is no longer on SDSU's basketball team. Coach Brian Dutcher: "I feel awful for Chad, but there are ramifications when you don't meet your responsibilities."https://t.co/mxenucOwZQ— Mark Zeigler (@sdutzeigler) June 29, 2022
On the Horizon:
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