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A&M-C Move to D1 Means Major Opponents; Nat Championship Hiatus For Four Years

A&M-Commerce Athletics

Texas A&M-Commerce Athletic Director Tim McMurray says the recently announced move to the Southland Conference and NCAA Division 1 (FCS football) in 2022-23 will likely mean D1 non-conference opponents in football and basketball. But, under the current rules, Lion teams will be ineligible to compete for national championships for four years.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.