NCAA conference changes have shaken college football

Although every conference has been affected by departures, no conference has undergone such a drastic makeover as the Big East. Even Notre Dame feltthe need for more stability, and will leave the Big East forthe ACC (the Irish will remain independent in football and play hockey in Hockey East). Below is the membership history of the Big East and how the conference has extended its borders.

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