Article on possible end to UAB football: http://www.cbssports.com/collegefoo...f-trustees-finally-ready-to-kill-uab-football In terms of whether this is a trend or just an outlier case (UAB would be the first AD to drop football in 2 decades), it's interesting to note that the amount of money lost by the AD and subsidized by the school at UAB is actually in the middle of the pack for the Group of Five. They're 64% subsidized by the university right now. That's pretty normal for Group of Five athletic departments, with some well over 70%. Good article: http://www.cbssports.com/collegefoo...lone-in-losing-money-for-athletic-departments Will we start seeing more schools go the route of Gonzaga, DU, Wichita State and others by focusing on sports other than football? Or like places such as Villanova or Georgetown that play football at a lower (or much lower) level than other varsity sports?