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UTSA Athletics | August 7, 2014

NCAA officially approves UTSA's reclassification to FBS

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved the recommendation from the NCAA Division I Administration Cabinet to elect UTSA to Football Bowl Subdivision active membership Thursday.

The Roadrunners, who began play as a Football Championship Subdivision independent in 2011, have spent the past two seasons reclassifying to the FBS, first as a member of the Western Athletic Conference in 2012 and this past year in Conference USA.

UTSA will play its first season as a full-fledged member of the FBS and be eligible for a bowl game this fall.

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This marks the second year in a row that the Lobos are appearing in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. After falling to Arizona last season, New Mexico will face off against UTSA this time around at University Stadium in Albuquerque.

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