Sunday, June 16, 2024

Conference USA

Assanis: Conference USA move to help university get in front of enrollment’s “demographic cliff”

As the university closes in on the one-year-away mark from joining Conference USA in the FBS, university President Dennis Assanis continues to emphasize the effect that reclassification is expected to have on the entire institution beyond athletics.

Delaware schedules Colorado for inaugural FBS season, unveils December signing class

Priming for the next stage: A trip to Boulder, Colorado is imminent for the Blue Hens after their 2025 football date versus the Buffaloes was announced by soon-to-be Conference USA member Delaware. As a year in preparation for the FBS transition begins, the Hens announced eight signees during this week’s National Signing Day, including one surprise commitment with high Bowl Subdivision interest.

NILaware: How the Blue Hen Collective is essential athletic resource in uncertain future

An increasing number of Delaware student-athletes are participating in the Blue Hen Collective, a home for their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) pursuits that is only becoming more prominent as Delaware soon embarks on its transition to the FBS.

Opinion: Delaware’s rise to FBS not without risk, but raises ceiling for sports programs, university

The university officially announced Delaware's move to Conference USA effective July 1, 2025. Managing Sports Editor Daniel Steenkamer examines what makes the move to the "grown-up table" a necessary one for the Blue Hens.

Delaware poised to move up to FBS by joining Conference USA: Reports

Multiple reports indicate that Delaware will depart the Coastal Athletic Association and NCAA Division I FCS Football for Division I FBS Football and Conference USA.
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