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    MinnesotaFats
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    Sign of things to come?

    2 MN colleges drop football

    St Cloud State, which is a legit school and in fact has or had the #1 NCAA hockey program perennially has dropped FB

    UM Crookston, a U of M affiliation much like powerhouse Duluth, also dropped it

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    don’t be sad for college kids

    be sad for hungry puppies

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    Jacksonville U also dropped football

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    Quote Originally Posted by Otters27 View Post
    Jacksonville U also dropped football
    As in Florida?

    That really shocks me

    Participation must be way down

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    Quote Originally Posted by MinnesotaFats View Post
    As in Florida?

    That really shocks me

    Participation must be way down
    Yes.less and less kids playing tackle football.

    Huge rise in youth participation in flag football

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    why doesnt north dakota state move div 1

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    Quote Originally Posted by MinnesotaFats View Post
    As in Florida?

    That really shocks me

    Participation must be way down
    I'd venture it has less to do with participation and more to do with money. Largest roster of the major sports and the lower divisions aren't reaping the same financial windfall (tv) received by the big boys. Losing proposition = bye bye.

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    Colleges dropping football due to Title IX. St Cloud also dropping menís and womenís golf and adding menís soccer in 2020.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swordsandtequila View Post
    I'd venture it has less to do with participation and more to do with money. Largest roster of the major sports and the lower divisions aren't reaping the same financial windfall (tv) received by the big boys. Losing proposition = bye bye.
    You'd think w all those stupid lower division teams on TV that there would be more interest.

    Still gotta be more revenue than ladies lacrosse or rowing

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    been saying for years this sport will be done away get used to futbol

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    Quote Originally Posted by MinnesotaFats View Post
    You'd think w all those stupid lower division teams on TV that there would be more interest.

    Still gotta be more revenue than ladies lacrosse or rowing
    For sure more but expenses a shit ton higher. Travel, food, lodging, etc.

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    UM Crookston blew ass, no reason to keep the program there, like you said both schools are about hockey.

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