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    Default Report: Appalachian State making leap to Sun Belt Conference, FBS

    Report: Appalachian State making leap to Sun Belt Conference, FBS


    AP Photo/Winston-Salem Journal, Walt Unks


    By David Scott
    dscott@charlotteobserver.com

    It appears the college conference realignment carrousel has finally reached Boone.
    According to a report in the Winston-Salem Journal, Appalachian State will join the Sun Belt Conference, moving the Mountaineers’ football program up to the sport’s highest level – the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision.

    It’s a move Appalachian has been aiming for since 2011, when a school feasibility committee recommended the football program make the jump from the Southern Conference, which plays at the lower Football Championship Subdivision.
    A spokesman at Appalachian State said officials would have no comment on the move to the Sun Belt, which could come later this week, according to the Journal...

    Complete story: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...e-to-move.html
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    Report: Appalachian State making leap to Sun Belt Conference, FBS


    AP Photo/Winston-Salem Journal, Walt Unks


    By David Scott
    dscott@charlotteobserver.com

    It appears the college conference realignment carrousel has finally reached Boone.
    According to a report in the Winston-Salem Journal, Appalachian State will join the Sun Belt Conference, moving the Mountaineers’ football program up to the sport’s highest level – the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision.

    It’s a move Appalachian has been aiming for since 2011, when a school feasibility committee recommended the football program make the jump from the Southern Conference, which plays at the lower Football Championship Subdivision.
    A spokesman at Appalachian State said officials would have no comment on the move to the Sun Belt, which could come later this week, according to the Journal...

    Complete story: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...e-to-move.html
    Better choice than any of those we lost!!
    !“Winning is not a sometime thing: it’s an all the time thing. You don’t win once in a while; you don’t do the right thing once in a while; you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” — Vince Lombardi

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