May 07, 2012 – 2
Athletic officials with the University of Idaho and Big Sky Conference are talking about the Vandals rejoining the league.
Idaho is looking for a new home for its football team and other sports programs amid the apparent collapse of the Western Athletic Conference.
…Spear said he’s considering several options after failing to draw any interest from the Mountain West Conference.
The addition this week of five schools – Charlotte, Florida International, Louisiana Tech, North Texas and Texas-San Antonio – brings Conference USA’s membership to 13 after the league lost Memphis, Central Florida, Southern Methodist and Houston to the Big East.
Here’s a look at the current membership, which could grow by one to 14. Only three schools – Alabama-Birmingham, Tulane and Southern Mississippi – remain as charter members from 1995.