AD Frazier on Group Five Institutions

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In today’s 1.Q, Northern Illinois AD Sean Frazier discusses the need for a serious look at a ‘Group of 5’ National Championship. Frazier’s position stems from financial challenges for G5 institutions & the potential for TV & corporate sponsorship revenue to buoy bottom lines. Additional points of discussion center around brand exposure, fan base engagement, the reality of a ‘Power 6’ push, if ‘Power 5’ institutions would be in favor of such a move, timing from a TV programming standpoint, scheduling considerations & more.

Sean Frazier | Director of Athletics | Northern Illinois University

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Ed McLaughlin | Director of Athletics | Virginia Commonwealth University (Part 2)

Ed McLaughlin | Director of Athletics | Virginia Commonwealth University (Part 1)

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