Originally Posted by nmculbreth
As opposed to powerhouses like Syracuse and Rutgers?
The biggest obstacle is going to maintaining fan interest is going to be the lack of an automatic BCS-bowl berth for the conference champion, it's going to be hard to convince people you're big time when you don't have access to any of the major bowl games.
As Al Davis said "Just win baby, win". Do that, and everything will take care of itself.