Link:Big East eyes expanding football to 12

Andrea Adelson and Andy Katz [ARCHIVE]

ESPN.com | October 10, 2011

The Big East will consider adding six more football-playing schools to get to 12 members in the wake of three departures in the last month, the league said in a statement Monday.

Following a teleconference Monday morning, Big East presidents and chancellors authorized commissioner John Marinatto to engage in formal discussions with institutions it has targeted in expansion, and are considering expanding to 12....