And it will be just like the Big 12 where the schools with other options will do nothing and then they'll leave and say "we have no other choice if we want to continue to compete in the current landscape..."
You could probably continue the stands on the first base side and that would create space underneath to build a visitor locker room. I don't think you could do that on the third base side without tearing out the current locker room and offices. Far more important for the team would be training...
I don't see that happening... There's a reason why ESPN Events keeps creating new bowl games every year. They are very profitable for them. Even the lower tier games like the ones you mentioned get much better ratings than most of the stuff being broadcast on a weekday afternoon.
Luke Fickell - Cincinnati: should be at the top of any list
Billy Napier - Louisiana: won a lot of games at Louisiana and will probably get a P5 job this year
Lance Leipold - Buffalo: won a bunch of D3 championships and has turned Buffalo into a solid program
Sonny Dykes -...
Plus the fact that he had to take a pay cut BEFORE COVID budget cuts and they probably would've fired him after last season if they could have afforded it... He definitely needs to cash in on this season.
That team was a lot better than it's record... Lost by 8 to Southern Miss, Lost in OT at home to Missouri and lost to Colorado at home by 3. If I remember correctly, turnovers and penalties hurt them quite a bit. Plus the new coach was still learning... fake punt on your own 30 at A&M(or...