01-23-2013 01:04 PM
IRVING, Texas - The Old Dominion University football team, along with the other new members of Conference USA, will be eligible to compete for the 2014 football title, as approved Tuesday, Jan. 23 by C-USA athletic directors. The Monarchs begin their transition to the FBS level of NCAA football in 2013, playing a mixed schedule of FBS and FCS schools. In 2014, ODU will now play an eight game, C-USA opponent schedule. Prior to Tuesday's vote, the new league members would not have been eligible for the conference crown until 2015. ODU is not eligible for a bowl berth until 2015.

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