Conference Realignment: Big East To Invite Houston On Monday, According To A Report

The Big East has had the Houston Cougars on their radar for a few weeks, and week after week the Big East was set to invite teams to shore up the football side of the Big East. However, a report from Sports Radio 610 that the Big East is set to invite the Houston Cougars, SMU Mustangs, Central Florida Knights, Boise St. Broncos, Air Force Falcons and Navy Midshipmen.

Houston would join in all sports as would SMU and Central Florida, but Air Force, Navy and Boise State are to receive an invite for football-only. Last night the Mountain West and Conference USA agreed to an alliance for football that was created to help strengthen the two leagues. The alliance has been created to have a title game with the idea that the winner to receive an automatic bid to the BCS, but that has not been discussed with BCS executive director Bill Hancock.

If the report is accurate and the Big East does extend an invite to Houston on Monday, the Cougars would then be on their way to a BCS league. 

For more on Big East expansion head over to Big East Coast Bias.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.