Mtn. West adds two schools, could lose one

August, 19, 2010
Just when you though college realignment was over with ...

It all started Wednesday when reports surfaced that BYU was close to leaving the Mountain West Conference to become independent in football and join the Western Athletic Conference in all others sports.

TCU football coach Gary Patterson had a few choice words for BYU, including a warning to "be careful what you wish for." You see video of Patterson's discussion with the media here.

The Mountain West, in danger of becoming an eight-team conference, moved swiftly to snatch Fresno State and Nevada from from the WAC.

Things should settle down now, right? Maybe not, according to Patterson.

"All I can tell you is this: Just wait and see in the next two weeks before you make any judgments and see what happens in the national landscape," Patterson said. "Things that I know that maybe you don't know. That's all I'm going to tell you."



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