Before I start let me be clear, there are no recent reports that say the MAC is definitely expanding or that they are talking to us. But the reality is that they lost Temple and could use another football playing school. They could also expand to guard against a possible raid by the Big East or C-USA.
Back in June, App State’s AD Charlie Cobb did mention the MAC saying:
…the Mid-American Conference is one that has had conversations about possible expansion…
So at least it’s a vague possibility. In my opinion, as unlikely as it is, it’s more likely than a WAC, Sun Belt, or C-USA invite at this point, unless more realignment occurs from the top down.
So the question this article asks is, would Appalachian State be a good fit for the MAC? It needs to be a good fit from both ends, so let’s run some numbers: …READ MORE