Veritas wrote:If the MVC and MVFC are ultimately the same, her comment expedited the departure of WSU. If she would have responded with a positive remarks on the inclusion of WSU football, who knows what could have happened 3-5-10 years from now. However, her negative remarks were the final nail in the coffin.
Are you better now as a conference?
Are you suggesting WSU would have said no to the AAC if Patty Viverito had been nicer to WSU about football?[/quote]
I don't know that, but it is now pretty apparent what occurred by not trying to work with WSU.
We will never know now what might have been. The MVFC commissioner needs to reflect.[/quote]
This is a RIDICULOUS assumption by Veritas...WOW!
Drakey - Football should be at least part of the consideration when picking a new school. In fact, all sports should be part of the consideration here, albeit at differing degrees of importance. To think otherwise, is ignorant.[/quote]
Sometimes facts can be ridiculous, but that doesn't change the truth.
The very fact she blew off WSU should get her canned.
She pretty much sums up everything that is wrong with the MoVal.
No strategy and little thinkers...[/quote]
Then you need to fire every university president. The league office can only do what the presidents will accept and vote for.
I dislike Patty greatly, but she was exactly right on WSU. There is no way they should have been allowed to use the Valley as a 2 year parking space on their way to FBS. They weren't going to bring back football to play FCS long term.