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Title: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Oldschoolram on February 06, 2020, 11:08:26 AM
A&T will leave MEAC for Big South Conference, source says
By Jeff Mills jeff.mills@greensboro.com
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Oldschoolram on March 23, 2020, 06:51:56 PM
Meanwhile.......................

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The Golden Bulls' home opener is with first-time opponent and FCS member Presbyterian College of the Division I Big South Conference on September 12.

 ::) ;D
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Decks on March 23, 2020, 08:00:20 PM
Meanwhile.......................

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The Golden Bulls' home opener is with first-time opponent and FCS member Presbyterian College of the Division I Big South Conference on September 12.

 ::) ;D

Unique situation since Presby is transitioning to non scholarship.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 23, 2020, 09:09:24 PM
Da hell that got to do with A&T. It’s so sad to see the once proud rams begging us AGGIES for a game again.

You wanna play A&T, you know the terms and where the game will be.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: eagle pride on March 23, 2020, 09:15:22 PM
They scared Oldschoolram.  :snicker 
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: JBROB on March 23, 2020, 09:21:26 PM
Now that we will be playing in the Big South, the three non conference games well be scheduled at a premium.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: BisonBlu on March 24, 2020, 01:39:19 AM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Ram55 on March 24, 2020, 08:55:21 AM
Da hell that got to do with A&T. It’s so sad to see the once proud rams begging us AGGIES for a game again.

You wanna play A&T, you know the terms and where the game will be.

Lets get it strait. Its only "One Ram" wanting to play ya'll. Your school is a sellout and I don't want us to play ya'll in any sport. The hell with A&T. I respect OldschoolRam, but I wish he didn't start this thread. Those fools in Greensboro has won a few games and now that have forgotten that they have an obligation to the HBCU world. They actually think they are the same as the Big South schools. Yet they can't go into a school and recruit the same students that the Big South members can. You may think you are white but they know you are black... and it will show sooner than later.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: ‘87 Alum on March 24, 2020, 09:24:30 AM
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Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Professor on March 24, 2020, 10:38:55 AM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

Glad you see the vision. They see it too. They just in denial. Lol.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 24, 2020, 11:15:36 AM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Ram55 on March 24, 2020, 12:13:36 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Aggie D. on March 24, 2020, 01:40:43 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

Ram55 keeps going on-and-on about N.C. A & T being a "sellout" and our move to the Big South being bad for Black folk and HBCUs ... does anyone else on here share his opinion?
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: oleschoolaggie on March 24, 2020, 01:43:25 PM
:no: omg, not this bs again.  dayum shame, dem doggone sheep just won't go da hail away.  they could've had some of this a long time ago but they punk azzzes turned our offer down.  too dayum bad, so go kick rocks...
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 24, 2020, 02:30:37 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

Ram55 keeps going on-and-on about N.C. A & T being a "sellout" and our move to the Big South being bad for Black folk and HBCUs ... does anyone else on here share his opinion?

More like does anyone care about his opinion ! It will be years before we see the true impact this move will have on A&T and Black College Sports in general. Will move school leave their "traditional" conferences? Will the conferences "realign" and adjust to address issue that would make other schools leave. Will the Aggie make their way to another conference or return to the MEAC?

Who knows?

What I do know is all this sell out, name calling, and sky is falling talk is way over the top.

A&T made its decision, now we will have to adjust to a new conference...the MEAC will have to adjust to keep from losing more members, and I think that is a good thing in the end.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Professor on March 24, 2020, 03:00:32 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Ram55 on March 24, 2020, 03:03:33 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who wte are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

Ram55 keeps going on-and-on about N.C. A & T being a "sellout" and our move to the Big South being bad for Black folk and HBCUs ... does anyone else on here share his opinion?

It doesn't matter what a few people on this forum think. I have talked to plenty of HBCU grads, some from A&T, that feel be-trade by this move. Deep down, you agree with me to, but just like Trumps followers, you'll support anything a few people on your campus says.

The fact that you Aggies keep posting on this forum means you want your cake and eat it too. At times you're saying you are too good for us, then you want to dominate an "HBCU" sports forum. I'm sure the Big South has a forum.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Ram55 on March 24, 2020, 03:07:24 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too

We don't measure how good we are doing as a school by how many wins we have in sports, or by how many coaches we lose. We have won plenty in the last ten years. In fact, we're the only HBCU that has played in a national championship game in the last ten years. We have also beat national level teams on our division, plenty of times in the last ten years.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Warpaint on March 24, 2020, 03:51:26 PM
Now that we will be playing in the Big South, the three non conference games well be scheduled at a premium.

You're only going to have 7 conference games in the Big South.  So you guys will need to find 4 non conference games a year.  That's assuming that no other Big South members leave anytime soon.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 24, 2020, 04:26:54 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who wte are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

Ram55 keeps going on-and-on about N.C. A & T being a "sellout" and our move to the Big South being bad for Black folk and HBCUs ... does anyone else on here share his opinion?

It doesn't matter what a few people on this forum think. I have talked to plenty of HBCU grads, some from A&T, that feel be-trade by this move. Deep down, you agree with me to, but just like Trumps followers, you'll support anything a few people on your campus says.

The fact that you Aggies keep posting on this forum means you want your cake and eat it too. At times you're saying you are too good for us, then you want to dominate an "HBCU" sports forum. I'm sure the Big South has a forum.


Sure, there are plenty of HBCU grads that have mixed feelings about this move. Many of them Aggies, hell I'm one of them. I've only known the MEAC, but I'm open to change if it's in A&T's best interest...just blindly following...nah, after forming a committee and looking at this thing for 5 years this wasn't a decision that came lightly, or out of the blue. Is it the right decision...that's yet to been seen?

Why can't we post on this board? This is an HBCU sports board...A&T is an HBCU, just like Hampton and Tenn. State...and yes, we want to have our cake and eat it to. Not sure who said A&T is too good for other HBCUs, I certainly don't believe that. In fact we look to continue games and relationships with other HBCUs where it makes sense.

Now are we better than you rams, hell yes LOL !!

We can't help it if we tend to dominate, we are Aggies damnit! It's like our birthright.

I'm not sure if there is a Big South forum, but if there is...once we are competing in the Big South, Aggies will post there and here. Just like we post here and on the MEAC fans forum.

Heck, we post so much and have such an interest in our school the Aggies even got our own message board.

We are just in a different place rams...deal with it. Does that mean we can't play each no, but is it likely...no. 

Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 24, 2020, 04:29:53 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too

We don't measure how good we are doing as a school by how many wins we have in sports, or by how many coaches we lose. We have won plenty in the last ten years. In fact, we're the only HBCU that has played in a national championship game in the last ten years. We have also beat national level teams on our division, plenty of times in the last ten years.

That's great! So why y'all always worried about what happening in Aggieland...and begging for a game :shrug:
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Ram55 on March 24, 2020, 06:01:35 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too

We don't measure how good we are doing as a school by how many wins we have in sports, or by how many coaches we lose. We have won plenty in the last ten years. In fact, we're the only HBCU that has played in a national championship game in the last ten years. We have also beat national level teams on our division, plenty of times in the last ten years.

That's great! So why y'all always worried about what happening in Aggieland...and begging for a game :shrug:

From reading your post, you are obviously one of the more intelligent dogs. But you can't confuse us Rams wanting to play a very good and well attended game with begging for a game. I personally don't want to play ya'll anymore. You now put sports above the needs of our people. And yes, you do think you are too good to play most HBCUs, You want to select only the schools that will uplift you, when your being the largest HBCU, you should be uplifting everyone else. On this forum, we constantly complain abut PWS taking our best and brightest athletes and now you have allowed them to take one of our best and brightest schools. Yes, this is a sellout.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Professor on March 24, 2020, 06:10:07 PM
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too

We don't measure how good we are doing as a school by how many wins we have in sports, or by how many coaches we lose. We have won plenty in the last ten years. In fact, we're the only HBCU that has played in a national championship game in the last ten years. We have also beat national level teams on our division, plenty of times in the last ten years.

Umm we are too and in multiple sports. Not just football. But it's ok. You're just butt hurt.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Oldschoolram on March 24, 2020, 09:30:22 PM
I'm sorry 55! But the Aggies and Aggie supporters are so predictable. :lmao:

Da hell that got to do with A&T. It’s so sad to see the once proud rams begging us AGGIES for a game again.

You wanna play A&T, you know the terms and where the game will be.

No beg. I am just killing one of your arguments.
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too

We don't measure how good we are doing as a school by how many wins we have in sports, or by how many coaches we lose. We have won plenty in the last ten years. In fact, we're the only HBCU that has played in a national championship game in the last ten years. We have also beat national level teams on our division, plenty of times in the last ten years.

That's great! So why y'all always worried about what happening in Aggieland...and begging for a game :shrug:

From reading your post, you are obviously one of the more intelligent dogs. But you can't confuse us Rams wanting to play a very good and well attended game with begging for a game. I personally don't want to play ya'll anymore. You now put sports above the needs of our people. And yes, you do think you are too good to play most HBCUs, You want to select only the schools that will uplift you, when your being the largest HBCU, you should be uplifting everyone else. On this forum, we constantly complain abut PWS taking our best and brightest athletes and now you have allowed them to take one of our best and brightest schools. Yes, this is a sellout.


55 I feel you, and know a lot of Aggies feel you too. Remember I started this thread while we were arguing about playing on the Hampton and A&T Schedule threads. I broke the news about the move, hence the title of the thread. As you have pointed out to 96, we ain't begging. If they ARE better why not shut us up?

Bison you should apply for a job in T's PR office, or SI office.

Yes Eagle, they are scared!

 :lmao:

Now the REAL reason for bringing this up......we need some levity in these serious times.


Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: eagle pride on March 24, 2020, 09:48:51 PM
What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Decks on March 24, 2020, 11:16:33 PM
What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Thinkingaboutit on March 24, 2020, 11:29:08 PM
The decision was made.  All left to say is best of luck in your new venture.  NCCU, I'm told by those having a controlling interest in our bottom-line,  will continue to play our long standing rivals A&T.  This rivalry has brewed since the 1920's and regardless of conferences will be played.  NCCU and A&T are the two schools involved, so my comments will be only limited to them. 
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: punchy on March 25, 2020, 12:09:54 AM
What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)

How much is NCCU paying WSSU to play them in Durham?
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: BisonBlu on March 25, 2020, 04:17:02 AM
Can someone tell us was the last time that NCAT played WSSU home and away? 
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Thinkingaboutit on March 25, 2020, 08:08:59 AM
How much are we paying WSSU to come to Durham?   That is out of the loop for board posters.   ;D  The last time we played them, many of the students were toddlers.  We playing WSSU   :shrug:  is the look you get.   This Covid19 may hinder that game if not under control by August.  Things are not looking good worldwide. 
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Ram55 on March 25, 2020, 08:49:35 AM
What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)

How much is NCCU paying WSSU to play them in Durham?

An A&T vs. WSSU game produces more revenue than a game with NCCU. So if we produce more we want more. NCCU is probably paying us more than what they would normally pay considering its their home game. Some reasons could be because
* it a one and done game,
* WSSU fans travel well,
* half of WSSUs administrators involved in this game are NCCU grads,
* and they just want to have a great game that will sellout with an old rival.[/li][/list]

There is no doubt WSSU, A&T, and NCCU should be playing each other as often as possible for many reasons. All three produce sellout crouds, share family ties, and etc. The three schools are joined at the hips. Its unfortunate that A&T has gotten so arrogant that they don't want to play WSSU. Their arrogance has lead many Rams away from wanting a game with them... including me.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Professor on March 25, 2020, 10:43:22 AM
I'm sorry 55! But the Aggies and Aggie supporters are so predictable. :lmao:

Da hell that got to do with A&T. It’s so sad to see the once proud rams begging us AGGIES for a game again.

You wanna play A&T, you know the terms and where the game will be.

No beg. I am just killing one of your arguments.
A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too

We don't measure how good we are doing as a school by how many wins we have in sports, or by how many coaches we lose. We have won plenty in the last ten years. In fact, we're the only HBCU that has played in a national championship game in the last ten years. We have also beat national level teams on our division, plenty of times in the last ten years.

That's great! So why y'all always worried about what happening in Aggieland...and begging for a game :shrug:

From reading your post, you are obviously one of the more intelligent dogs. But you can't confuse us Rams wanting to play a very good and well attended game with begging for a game. I personally don't want to play ya'll anymore. You now put sports above the needs of our people. And yes, you do think you are too good to play most HBCUs, You want to select only the schools that will uplift you, when your being the largest HBCU, you should be uplifting everyone else. On this forum, we constantly complain abut PWS taking our best and brightest athletes and now you have allowed them to take one of our best and brightest schools. Yes, this is a sellout.


55 I feel you, and know a lot of Aggies feel you too. Remember I started this thread while we were arguing about playing on the Hampton and A&T Schedule threads. I broke the news about the move, hence the title of the thread. As you have pointed out to 96, we ain't begging. If they ARE better why not shut us up?

Bison you should apply for a job in T's PR office, or SI office.

Yes Eagle, they are scared!

 :lmao:

Now the REAL reason for bringing this up......we need some levity in these serious times.

You can't even win the Southern Division of the CIAA but you can beat A&T.  :crazy: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I can not wait to watch NCCU put up 50 points on you
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Professor on March 25, 2020, 10:49:25 AM
Can someone tell us was the last time that NCAT played WSSU home and away?

When we were both in the MEAC 2009 in Winston and then 2010 in Greensboro.

A&T ( MEAC) last traveled to WSSU (CIAA) in non conference in 1999. MEAC put a rule in place starting in 2000, that you can only play one Division 2 school. We chose NCCU.

So as you see , we have a history of not playing WSSU until we want too. This isn't new
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Psifonian357 on March 25, 2020, 11:15:13 AM
At this point, I just want there to be a football season. Just saying....
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: Jay_Thomas on March 25, 2020, 12:30:16 PM
At this point, I just want there to be a football season. Just saying....






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Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 25, 2020, 03:38:49 PM
Can someone tell us was the last time that NCAT played WSSU home and away?

When we were both in the MEAC 2009 in Winston and then 2010 in Greensboro.

A&T ( MEAC) last traveled to WSSU (CIAA) in non conference in 1999. MEAC put a rule in place starting in 2000, that you can only play one Division 2 school. We chose NCCU.

So as you see , we have a history of not playing WSSU until we want too. This isn't new


Why are we even having this conversation ? The last time A&T traveled to wssu in a non conference game was in 1999. Let's just face the facts. NCA&T no longer sees wssu as a rival...deal with it...it is what it is. The Aggies haven't even left the MEAC yet and folk are talking about making sure A&T and Central keep playing. Folks want to keep NSU, Howard, SCSU, and FAMU on the schedule. No mention of wssu at all.

The rams are just a non factor...If Central wants to play you guys after a long break, that's cool...but, A&T has moved on.

Maybe we play again one day, but if we do the rams are crazy to think it will be on an "equal" basis. You will travel to Greensboro, you will take a payout that we think is reasonable, or we will not play...and the Aggies are fine with that, really...we good.

Best of luck to the rams in the CIAA.   
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: eagle pride on March 25, 2020, 03:55:53 PM
What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 25, 2020, 04:26:39 PM
What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: eagle pride on March 25, 2020, 04:45:40 PM
What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?
Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
Post by: punchy on March 25, 2020, 05:15:43 PM
    What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)

    How much is NCCU paying WSSU to play them in Durham?

    An A&T vs. WSSU game produces more revenue than a game with NCCU. So if we produce more we want more. NCCU is probably paying us more than what they would normally pay considering its their home game. Some reasons could be because
    * it a one and done game,
    * WSSU fans travel well,
    * half of WSSUs administrators involved in this game are NCCU grads,
    * and they just want to have a great game that will sellout with an old rival.[/li][/list]

    There is no doubt WSSU, A&T, and NCCU should be playing each other as often as possible for many reasons. All three produce sellout crouds, share family ties, and etc. The three schools are joined at the hips. Its unfortunate that A&T has gotten so arrogant that they don't want to play WSSU. Their arrogance has lead many Rams away from wanting a game with them... including me.

     :lmao: Oh,,,,,,,,,,yall want a game with A&T!!!!! If you don't, why do you all keep bringing this situation up?  :popcorn: Well, obviously, with WSSU being in the position they're in, WSSU is not in a position to be dictating to A&T football terms. Yall actually think yall gonna TELL A&T how much of a payout, location, etc. without A&T balking at that thought? And it's like, every other month or few months, somebody from WSSU throws more gasoline on a smoldering fire by bringing it up again, and again, and again! I must say, it definitely makes for fun reading!!!!!!!!
    Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
    Post by: punchy on March 25, 2020, 05:25:21 PM
    What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


    You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


    You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

    Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

    If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



    I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

    And FAMU is making an announcement soon, too? It's definitely scary,,,,,,,, :shrug: :no: :brickwall:
    Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
    Post by: B-more Eagle on March 25, 2020, 06:01:02 PM
    What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


    You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


    You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

    Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

    If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



    I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

    The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

    I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

    One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.
    Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
    Post by: punchy on March 25, 2020, 08:37:34 PM
    What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


    You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


    You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

    Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

    If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



    I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

    The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

    I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

    One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

    You think the state of NC is pressuring A&T and NCCU to move to the Big South? WOW. Now,,,,,,,THAT is a concept I would have never thought of. I could have sworn I read somewhere that TSU had this mandate with the state of Tennessee,,,,,,,interesting  :read:
    Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
    Post by: eagle pride on March 25, 2020, 10:11:36 PM
    What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


    You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


    You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

    Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

    If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



    I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

    The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

    I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

    One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

    You think the state of NC is pressuring A&T and NCCU to move to the Big South? WOW. Now,,,,,,,THAT is a concept I would have never thought of. I could have sworn I read somewhere that TSU had this mandate with the state of Tennessee,,,,,,,interesting  :read:


    Reading a&t's reasons made me think there was more to it.  I wondered if the state had something to do with them going to the Big South.  If that is the case, we are next. :no:
    Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
    Post by: Oldschoolram on March 25, 2020, 11:36:50 PM
    I'm sorry 55! But the Aggies and Aggie supporters are so predictable. :lmao:

    Da hell that got to do with A&T. It’s so sad to see the once proud rams begging us AGGIES for a game again.

    You wanna play A&T, you know the terms and where the game will be.

    No beg. I am just killing one of your arguments.
    A&T is clearly not event thinking about restoring the rivalry with its D2 neighbor. They want to play only schools where they can gain leverage strength of schedule while exposing themselves for huge revenue returns from corporate partners. Since changing their business model is clear that the Aggies have benefited greatly and there’s no need to change now.

    With the move to the Big South their non-conference games most likely include NCCU annually,  FAMU/Alcorn/Jackson (Atlanta Classic), a regional PWI that will pay them and either Howard or SC State whoever has an open date and is willing to travel to Greensboro.

    I see NCCU annually as the birds are our rivals and will be on the schedule every year after things settle from our transition. Playing in a Classic in Atlanta would be nice, but I think it's more likely we will see a regional HBCU mix of Howard, Norfolk, or SC State. We have ties to all those schools and travel would be well within our footprint.

    After that, a regional FBS school for sure. We have played every FBS School in NC besides NC STATE as I recall. Trying to stay in rotation on those schedules will be good for our budget and the program.

    The rams are irrelevant at this point...and they know it, and that's why they are so pissed. Their obsession with all things A&T is just  :crazy:

    We're not pissed. We can see that in the long run, A&T moving to the Big South is bad for our people. The reality is that you can't save people that don't want to be saved. WSSU is doing fine without playing ya'll. We look in the mirror, and read our history, to help us know who we are. You are so obsessed with sports that you can't see how foolish your moves are.

    4-7 is fine. Bwhahaha, losing coaches that's fine too

    We don't measure how good we are doing as a school by how many wins we have in sports, or by how many coaches we lose. We have won plenty in the last ten years. In fact, we're the only HBCU that has played in a national championship game in the last ten years. We have also beat national level teams on our division, plenty of times in the last ten years.

    That's great! So why y'all always worried about what happening in Aggieland...and begging for a game :shrug:

    From reading your post, you are obviously one of the more intelligent dogs. But you can't confuse us Rams wanting to play a very good and well attended game with begging for a game. I personally don't want to play ya'll anymore. You now put sports above the needs of our people. And yes, you do think you are too good to play most HBCUs, You want to select only the schools that will uplift you, when your being the largest HBCU, you should be uplifting everyone else. On this forum, we constantly complain abut PWS taking our best and brightest athletes and now you have allowed them to take one of our best and brightest schools. Yes, this is a sellout.


    55 I feel you, and know a lot of Aggies feel you too. Remember I started this thread while we were arguing about playing on the Hampton and A&T Schedule threads. I broke the news about the move, hence the title of the thread. As you have pointed out to 96, we ain't begging. If they ARE better why not shut us up?

    Bison you should apply for a job in T's PR office, or SI office.

    Yes Eagle, they are scared!

     :lmao:

    Now the REAL reason for bringing this up......we need some levity in these serious times.

    You can't even win the Southern Division of the CIAA but you can beat A&T.  :crazy: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    I can not wait to watch NCCU put up 50 points on you

    Fellow Golden Eagle I need to take you to lunch.  You'll be alright.  But for now,  put it down. :nono2: We can't beat you if you're scared to play. 50?  I highly doubt it. 1999-2000?  Where is the clown who made that decision?  Look HARD!  Damn!  He's not even at the obscure place to which I was referring anymore! :no:

      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)

      How much is NCCU paying WSSU to play them in Durham?

      An A&T vs. WSSU game produces more revenue than a game with NCCU. So if we produce more we want more. NCCU is probably paying us more than what they would normally pay considering its their home game. Some reasons could be because
      * it a one and done game,
      * WSSU fans travel well,
      * half of WSSUs administrators involved in this game are NCCU grads,
      * and they just want to have a great game that will sellout with an old rival.[/li][/list]

      There is no doubt WSSU, A&T, and NCCU should be playing each other as often as possible for many reasons. All three produce sellout crouds, share family ties, and etc. The three schools are joined at the hips. Its unfortunate that A&T has gotten so arrogant that they don't want to play WSSU. Their arrogance has lead many Rams away from wanting a game with them... including me.

       :lmao: Oh,,,,,,,,,,yall want a game with A&T!!!!! If you don't, why do you all keep bringing this situation up?  :popcorn: Well, obviously, with WSSU being in the position they're in, WSSU is not in a position to be dictating to A&T football terms. Yall actually think yall gonna TELL A&T how much of a payout, location, etc. without A&T balking at that thought? And it's like, every other month or few months, somebody from WSSU throws more gasoline on a smoldering fire by bringing it up again, and again, and again! I must say, it definitely makes for fun reading!!!!!!!!

      I'm glad you're entertained. As I stated earlier that's why I brought it back up.  Seriously, if SMITH can get a D1 PWI to come to Belk...............why can't..........

      Punchy if we played in Dick Price we'd fill it up.  Y'all can't even do that.  We'd both be wearing 58, and 64 out!

      Quit kissing the Aggies mutt butt.  They talk more than enough. They are TELLING US, but yet they haven't had a sell out since we quit playing, except MAYbe a couple of homecomings.  It's called fair negotiating.
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Aggie D. on March 25, 2020, 11:47:28 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Time will tell but I just don't think there will be drastic drops in our attendance.  Out of the five home football games we play each year our season opener (regardless of the opponent), GHOE, and rival game with Central attract great crowds.  Throw in Hampton and one or two OOC home games with other MEAC teams, HBCUs, or regional PWIs and there is still interest.  And if we continue winning attendance will be steady.   

      Aggies have proven to be more than supportive of our athletic programs.  Even during years when our money making sports - football and men's basketball programs - were damn near winless we still averaged relatively high attendance.
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Decks on March 26, 2020, 02:04:17 AM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Ram55 on March 26, 2020, 09:44:15 AM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.


      Wrong again... If they have to gradually match the academic standards of the other Big South School's, A&T would lose about half of its students. To find 12,500 black students that score 1,000-plus on the SATs would be extremely difficult. I can see the, "second chance" opportunity for black students going out the window at A&T. How many of you on this forum made more than 1,000? And how many of A&T's current students would get accepted in a Big South school? If A&T don't try to match the other schools academic standards, they will be viewed as an inferior schools by its Big South peers. You guys are missing the big picture as to why we have HBCUs and you can't think any further than a ball.
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Professor on March 26, 2020, 12:20:40 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.


      Wrong again... If they have to gradually match the academic standards of the other Big South School's, A&T would lose about half of its students. To find 12,500 black students that score 1,000-plus on the SATs would be extremely difficult. I can see the, "second chance" opportunity for black students going out the window at A&T. How many of you on this forum made more than 1,000? And how many of A&T's current students would get accepted in a Big South school? If A&T don't try to match the other schools academic standards, they will be viewed as an inferior schools by its Big South peers. You guys are missing the big picture as to why we have HBCUs and you can't think any further than a ball.

      Where are you getting this from? We are avg 10k applications yearly for the past 4 years for a freshman class of 3500. Our academic standards aren't going to change. Your just honestly ranting about things you have no clue about.
      A&T is fine. We actually are growing in a time where HBCUs are losing students.


      This is 2016

      https://www.greensboro.com/news/education/applications-up-way-up-at-n-c-a-t/article_627b426b-3ec6-5c18-8d60-4b835ddb5259.html

      This is 2018

      https://www.journalnow.com/n-c-a-t-notes-freshman-applications-up-university-looks/article_2ce66070-7a08-52aa-9604-8b30f4addaa1.html

      HBCU's down but A&T is growing

      https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/enrollment-declines-threaten-future-hbcus-disheartening-alumni-n1158191

      Not all schools are struggling, however. North Carolina A&T, for example, has experienced yearly growth in attendance for the last decade.
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Professor on March 26, 2020, 12:24:55 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.

      I agree , if we can put 16,500 in Aggie Stadium on a Thursday night against Del State, we will be fine.

      I'm glad those Thur night games will be over
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: y04185 on March 26, 2020, 12:28:33 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.

      I agree , if we can put 16,500 in Aggie Stadium on a Thursday night against Del State, we will be fine.

      I'm glad those Thur night games will be over

      For now.  ESPN and the Big South will remember those attendance numbers.  You Aggies set a standard you will have to live with.
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Aggie D. on March 26, 2020, 01:14:06 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.


      Wrong again... If they have to gradually match the academic standards of the other Big South School's, A&T would lose about half of its students. To find 12,500 black students that score 1,000-plus on the SATs would be extremely difficult. I can see the, "second chance" opportunity for black students going out the window at A&T. How many of you on this forum made more than 1,000? And how many of A&T's current students would get accepted in a Big South school? If A&T don't try to match the other schools academic standards, they will be viewed as an inferior schools by its Big South peers. You guys are missing the big picture as to why we have HBCUs and you can't think any further than a ball.

      North Carolina A & T's average SAT score is 1053 - https://www.ncat.edu/admissions/undergraduate/freshman/index.php.  I did a quick search of Big South schools average SAT scores on PrepScholars.com and found the following. 

      BIG SOUTH              AVERAGE
      COLLEGES &             SAT
      UNIVERSITIES           SCORES
      Campbell           1170
      Charleston Southern     1060
      Gardner-Webb           1110
      Hampton                   1130
      High Point            1180
      Longwood           1052
      Presbyterian           1140
      Radford            1041
      UNC Ashville           1172
      USC Upstate           1030
      Winthrop           1056

      Please stop reaching :no:, we will be fine. 
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from thHe e Rams
      Post by: Professor on March 26, 2020, 02:13:03 PM
      He just keeps on and on saying and spreading false information  :brickwall: :brickwall:
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Ram55 on March 26, 2020, 03:15:37 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.


      Wrong again... If they have to gradually match the academic standards of the other Big South School's, A&T would lose about half of its students. To find 12,500 black students that score 1,000-plus on the SATs would be extremely difficult. I can see the, "second chance" opportunity for black students going out the window at A&T. How many of you on this forum made more than 1,000? And how many of A&T's current students would get accepted in a Big South school? If A&T don't try to match the other schools academic standards, they will be viewed as an inferior schools by its Big South peers. You guys are missing the big picture as to why we have HBCUs and you can't think any further than a ball.

      North Carolina A & T's average SAT score is 1053 - https://www.ncat.edu/admissions/undergraduate/freshman/index.php.  I did a quick search of Big South schools average SAT scores on PrepScholars.com and found the following. 

      BIG SOUTH              AVERAGE
      COLLEGES &             SAT
      UNIVERSITIES           SCORES
      Campbell           1170
      Charleston Southern     1060
      Gardner-Webb           1110
      Hampton                   1130
      High Point            1180
      Longwood           1052
      Presbyterian           1140
      Radford            1041
      UNC Ashville           1172
      USC Upstate           1030
      Winthrop           1056

      Please stop reaching :no:, we will be fine.

      https://www.prepscholar.com/sat/s/colleges/North-Carolina-AandT-State-University-SAT-scores-GPA
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: westcoastaggie on March 26, 2020, 03:59:44 PM
      Rams55 is the sports board equivalent to Oldsport on the politics board.
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Aggie D. on March 26, 2020, 04:05:03 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.


      Wrong again... If they have to gradually match the academic standards of the other Big South School's, A&T would lose about half of its students. To find 12,500 black students that score 1,000-plus on the SATs would be extremely difficult. I can see the, "second chance" opportunity for black students going out the window at A&T. How many of you on this forum made more than 1,000? And how many of A&T's current students would get accepted in a Big South school? If A&T don't try to match the other schools academic standards, they will be viewed as an inferior schools by its Big South peers. You guys are missing the big picture as to why we have HBCUs and you can't think any further than a ball.

      North Carolina A & T's average SAT score is 1053 - https://www.ncat.edu/admissions/undergraduate/freshman/index.php.  I did a quick search of Big South schools average SAT scores on PrepScholars.com and found the following. 

      BIG SOUTH              AVERAGE
      COLLEGES &             SAT
      UNIVERSITIES           SCORES
      Campbell           1170
      Charleston Southern     1060
      Gardner-Webb           1110
      Hampton                   1130
      High Point            1180
      Longwood           1052
      Presbyterian           1140
      Radford            1041
      UNC Ashville           1172
      USC Upstate           1030
      Winthrop           1056

      Please stop reaching :no:, we will be fine.

      https://www.prepscholar.com/sat/s/colleges/North-Carolina-AandT-State-University-SAT-scores-GPA

      N.C. A & T average SAT - https://www.ncat.edu/admissions/undergraduate/freshman/index.php.  Either way the point is stop reaching, we will be fine. 
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Professor on March 26, 2020, 04:23:40 PM
      Rams55 is the sports board equivalent to Oldsport on the politics board.

      FACTS
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: A&T AGGIE 96 on March 26, 2020, 06:15:50 PM
      Rams55 is the sports board equivalent to Oldsport on the politics board.

      FACTS
      You got that right! 55 still lives in his own special world. His constant begging is the worst.

      Why won’t A&T play us? Y’all scared of wssu. We are rivals. Why can’t things be like they used to be.  LOL !
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: eagle pride on March 26, 2020, 10:50:49 PM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.


      Are you sure Decks?  I just looked at the teams in the Big South and I couldn't believe it.  Wow, y'all going over there? :shrug:  At first you maybe ok, provided you can get games with our MEAC schools.  Idk...
      Title: Re: A&T's BEST excuse for running from the Rams
      Post by: Oldschoolram on March 27, 2020, 12:18:11 AM
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.

      You hope.
      Rams55 is the sports board equivalent to Oldsport on the politics board.

      FACTS
      You got that right! 55 still lives in his own special world. His constant begging is the worst.

      Why won’t A&T play us? Y’all scared of wssu. We are rivals. Why can’t things be like they used to be.  LOL !

      Get it right!  I'M the one who says you're scared!
      Rams55 is the sports board equivalent to Oldsport on the politics board.

      FACTS

      Please!  Don't even try it.  You may disagree with him but he isn't CLOSE to being like Oldsport! Even so it is an opinion. I guess the boycott idea was too much. :D
      What else can be the reason why you don't play a sure sell-out? :shrug:  Then they want to complain about not having enough money for travel. :shrug:  Now they are banking on playing NCCU every year. :shrug:  Sorry, we are playing WSSU!  :tongue2:  Enjoy your new conference aggies. ::)


      You will very likely be joining us in the next year or so. That's why I'm gonna save some of these threads.   ;D


      You make me sick because what you normally say comes to pass.  :dedhorse: :dedhorse:

      Who knows eagle pride? One thing is for sure the birds moving to a conference with it's core in Va, NC, and SC makes a lot of sense. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised if Norfolk is thinking about it.

      If Central and Norfolk joined the Big South you would get A&T, Hampton, and Norfolk locked in as conference games. Out of conference you could play anyone you wanted...FBS money games, regional PWIs, and HBCU rivals...the reduction in travel expenses would be real that's for sure.



      I know but I still don't like it.  Wonder why the Big South is all of a sudden interested in HBCUs?

      The state of N.C. put a good deal of money into A&T over the passed few years.  Look like they are now putting more money into NCCU.  Is the state pressuring A&T and NCCU to join the big south to attract more white students, and justify the money put into them?  Was the big south the conference selected, because they will take anyone, and most the members are really looking for a new conference home? 

      I cannot see how the money saved on travel will make-up for the money lost on attendance.  I have seen the amount of money A&T plans to save on travel, but I have not seen the estimated amount of money they expect to lose in attendance.   When the University of Maryland moved to the Big Ten, all these numbers were provided when the announcement was made.

      One thing the move to the big south does is it reduces A&T’s footprint in the black community.  I would guess in a few years, black high school students in the DMV may not know that A&T is a HBCU.

      Attendance will be unaffected by this move.

      I agree , if we can put 16,500 in Aggie Stadium on a Thursday night against Del State, we will be fine.

      I'm glad those Thur night games will be over

      Y'all may have sold that many tickets but ain't no way there was that many people in the house that game. Granted many stayed in the tailgate area but, nah.



      All clowning aside, y'all are about to find out who your real fans are.