The 2024 college football conference realignment tracker



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College football in 2024 is going to look different. There’s a new 12-team playoff, but there’s also 15 teams moving to new conferences.

It’s a lot to keep track of, so we’re here to help. Below you’ll find the conference realignment scheduled to begin this fall — from the Big Ten to the Big South and everything in between. We’ve listed what the conference looked like in 2023 for comparison’s sake if changes were made.

New additions in bold.


ACC

The ACC is now 17 schools after adding Cal, SMU and Stanford for the 2024-25 season.

2023 teams: Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, NC State, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest.

2024 teams: Boston College, Cal, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, NC State, Pittsburgh, SMU, Stanford, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest.


Big Ten

The Big Ten is now 18 schools after adding Oregon, USC, UCLA and Washington for the 2024-25 season.

2023 teams: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue, Rutgers, Wisconsin.

2024 teams: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Ohio State, Oregon, Penn State, Purdue, Rutgers, UCLA, USC, Washington, Wisconsin.


Big 12

The Big 12 is now 16 schools after adding Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado and Utah while losing Oklahoma and Texas for the 2024-25 season.

2023 teams: Baylor, BYU, Cincinnati, Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech, UCF, West Virginia

2024 teams: Arizona, Arizona State, Baylor, BYU, Cincinnati, Colorado, Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas Tech, UCF, Utah, West Virginia.


Pac-12

The Pac-12 is now the “Pac-2” after losing all but two schools for the 2024-25 season. Oregon State will play seven games against Mountain West schools, and Washington State will play eight against the MWC.

2023: Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Colorado, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Utah, Washington, Washington State

2024 teams: Oregon State, Washington State


SEC

The SEC is now 16 teams after adding Oklahoma and Texas for the 2024-25 season.

2023: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Miss. State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt

2024 teams: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Miss. State, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt


AAC

The AAC remains at 14 teams after adding Army but losing SMU for the 2024-25 season.

2023 teams: Charlotte, East Carolina, FAU, Memphis, Navy, North Texas, Rice, SMU, Temple, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, USF, UTSA

2024 teams: Army, Charlotte, East Carolina, FAU, Memphis, Navy, North Texas, Rice, Temple, Tulane, Tulsa, UAB, USF, UTSA


Conference USA

Conference USA is now 10 teams after adding Kennesaw State for the 2024-25 season.

2023 teams: FIU, Jacksonville State, Liberty, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, New Mexico State, Sam Houston, UTEP, Western Kentucky.

2024: FIU, Jacksonville State, Kennesaw State, Liberty, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, New Mexico State, Sam Houston, UTEP, Western Kentucky


Mid-American

The MAC remains at 12 teams, with no changes for the 2024-25 season.

2024 teams: Akron, Ball State, Bowling Green, Buffalo, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Miami (OH), Northern Illinois, Ohio, Toledo, Western Michigan


Mountain West

The Mountain West remains at 12 teams but will play 15 combined games, as Oregon State will play seven Mountain West teams this coming 2024-25 season and Washington State will play eight.

2024 teams: Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawai’i, Nevada, New Mexico, San Diego State, San Jose State, UNLV, Utah State, Wyoming


Sun Belt

The Sun Belt remains at 14 teams for the 2024-25 season.

2024 teams: Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, James Madison, Louisiana, Louisiana Monroe, Marshall, Old Dominion, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Texas State, Troy



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