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How would the Big East Conference look if they wanted in on football again

It’s far-fetched, but not impossible.

It has the sort of puncher’s chance of an underdog taking on the heavyweight champ of the world. Still, the possibility exists that a new Big East football conference could emerge in a few years.

Many stars have to align, but with the recent news of UConn’s departure back to Big East, and the football team in limbo, there are some regionally appropriate squads that could possibly mold together for a new conference.

But let’s dream big, Northeast football fans.

There are a lot of moving parts to consider, but constructing a 10-team Big East Conference (football only) should aim to have these 10 programs in a two-division split like this:

Big East North

Big East South

  • Army
  • Navy
  • Charlotte
  • Old Dominion
  • Liberty

First off, I know West Point is north of Philadelphia and Virginia-based schools, but they are put into the “South” game to ensure we don’t get more than one matchup per year (which would take much of the shine off the rivalry game).