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Date Posted: 16:46:42 12/08/14 Mon
Author: Leonard
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Subject: Re: UAB Blazers may terminate football program
In reply to: David S. 's message, "Re: UAB Blazers may terminate football program" on 22:23:00 12/03/14 Wed

>>>>If this is the case, this will be the first division
>>>>1-A shutdown of a football program since the Pacific
>>>>Tigers closed down in 1995:
>>>> >>>>href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturda

>>>Hofstra and Northeastern were the last 2 D1 schools
>>>that dropped football.
>>>Hawaii and Tulane could also drop their programs as
>>Hofstra and Northeastern were FCS level though, this
>>is the first FBS level since Pacific. I have also
>>heard the rumors about Hawaii, however Tulane just got
>>a new 30,000 seat stadium and moved into a better
>>conference, the AAC, so I don't see their program
>>going anywhere in the near future.
>It was an article a couple of years ago that several
>Louisiana schools are in trouble financially. Both New
>Orleans and Tulane have been struggling ever since
>hurricane Kathrina. Grambling State be merging as one
>school as La. Tech takes over. McNeese State, Nicholls
>State, LSU-Shreveport, Tulane, SE La. State and others
>could be merging. It is something that Georgia and
>Texas have been doing recently.

I think UAB may have already done so.

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