Below is the FBS conference alignment for 2012. There are 120 FBS teams. Four schools are reclassifying to FBS, indicated by the “#” sign, and the year the schools become full-fledged members is in parenthesis.

2012 FBS CONFERENCE ALIGNMENT
Atlantic Coast
  Atlantic   Coastal
Boston College Duke
Clemson Georgia Tech
Florida State Miami (Fla.)
Maryland North Carolina
North Carolina State Virginia
Wake Forest Virginia Tech
       
Big East
Cincinnati    
Connecticut    
Louisville    
Pittsburgh    
Rutgers    
South Florida    
Syracuse    
* Temple    
       
Big 12
Baylor    
Iowa State    
Kansas    
Kansas State    
Oklahoma    
Oklahoma State    
Texas    
* TCU    
Texas Tech    
* West Virginia    
       
Big Ten
  Legends   Leaders
Iowa Illinois
Michigan Indiana
Michigan State Ohio State
Minnesota Penn State
Nebraska Purdue
Northwestern Wisconsin
       
Conference USA
  East   West
Alabama-Birmingham Houston
Central Florida Rice
East Carolina SMU
Marshall UTEP
Memphis Tulane
Southern Mississippi Tulsa
       
Mid-American
  East   West
Akron Ball State
Bowling Green Central Michigan
Buffalo Eastern Michigan
Kent State Northern Illinois
* # UMass (2013) Toledo
Miami (Ohio) Western Michigan
Ohio    
       
Mountain West
Air Force    
Boise State    
Colorado State    
* Fresno State    
* Hawaii    
UNLV    
* Nevada    
New Mexico    
San Diego State    
Wyoming    
       
Pac-12
  North   South
California Arizona
Oregon Arizona State
Oregon State Colorado
Stanford Southern California
Washington UCLA
Washington State Utah
       
Southeastern
  East   West
Florida Alabama
Georgia Arkansas
Kentucky Auburn
* Missouri LSU
South Carolina Mississippi
Tennessee Mississippi State
Vanderbilt * Texas A&M
       
Sun Belt
Arkansas State    
Florida Atlantic    
Florida International    
La.-Lafayette    
La.-Monroe    
Middle Tennessee    
North Texas    
* # South Alabama (2013)    
Troy    
Western Kentucky    
       
Western Athletic
Idaho    
Louisiana Tech    
New Mexico State    
San Jose State    
* # Texas State (2013)    
* # UT-San Antonio (2014)    
Utah State    
       
Independents
Army    
Brigham Young    
Navy    
Notre Dame    
       
* Change for 2012  |  # Reclassifying (year active)