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At a glance: Last 10 years of FBS realignment

The changes among FBS conferences over the last 10 years:

Atlantic Coast Conference

2004: 11 teams (Miami and Virginia Tech joined in 2004)

2014: 14 teams

CAME: Boston College (2005), Pittsburgh (2013), Syracuse (2013), Louisville (2014)

WENT: Maryland (2014)

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Big Ten Conference

2004: 11 teams

2014: 14 teams

CAME: Nebraska (2011), Maryland (2014), Rutgers (2014)

WENT: none

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Big 12 Conference

2004: 12 teams

2014: 10 teams

CAME: TCU (2012), West Virginia (2012)

WENT: Nebraska (2011), Colorado (2011), Missouri (2012), Texas A&M (2012)

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Pac-12 Conference

2004: 10 teams

2014: 12 teams

CAME: Colorado (2011), Utah (2011), Pac-12 name (2011)

WENT: Pac-10 name (2011)

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Southeastern Conference

2004: 12 teams

2014: 14 teams

CAME: Missouri (2012), Texas A&M (2012)

WENT: none

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American Athletic Conference

2004: 7 teams (as the Big East Conference)

2014: 11 teams (Navy joining in 2015)

CAME: Cincinnati (2005), Louisville (2005), South Florida (2005), Temple (2012), UCF (2013), Houston (2013), Memphis (2013), SMU (2013), East Carolina (2014), Tulane (2014), Tulsa (2014), American name (2013)

WENT: Boston College (2005), Temple (2005), West Virginia (2012), Pittsburgh (2013), Syracuse (2013), Louisville (2014), Rutgers (2014), Big East name (2013)

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Conference USA

2004: 11 teams

2014: 13 teams (Charlotte joining in 2015)

CAME: UCF (2005), Marshall (2005), Rice (2005), SMU (2005), UTEP (2005), Tulsa (2005), Florida Atlantic (2013), Florida International (2013), Louisiana Tech (2013), Middle Tennessee (2013), North Texas (2013), UTSA (2013), Old Dominion (2014), Western Kentucky (2014)

WENT: Army (2005), Cincinnati (2005), Louisville (2005), South Florida (2005), TCU (2005), UCF (2013), Houston (2013), Memphis (2013), SMU (2013), East Carolina (2014), Tulane (2014), Tulsa (2014)

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Mid-American Conference

2004: 14 teams

2014: 13 teams (Massachusetts leaving in 2016)

CAME: Temple (2007), Massachusetts (2012)

WENT: UCF (2005), Marshall (2005), Temple (2012)

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Mountain West Conference

2004: 8 teams

2014: 12 teams

CAME: TCU (2005), Boise State (2011), Fresno State (2012), Hawaii (2012), Nevada (2012), San Jose State (2013), Utah State (2013)

WENT: BYU (2011), Utah (2011), TCU (2012)

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Sun Belt Conference

2004: 9 teams

2014: 11 teams

CAME: Florida Atlantic (2005), Florida International (2005), Western Kentucky (2009), South Alabama (2012), Georgia State (2013), Texas State (2013), Appalachian State (2014), Georgia Southern (2014), Idaho (2014), New Mexico State (2014)

WENT: Idaho (2005), New Mexico State (2005), Utah State (2005), Florida Atlantic (2013), Florida International (2013), Middle Tennessee (2013), North Texas (2013), Western Kentucky (2014)

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Western Athletic Conference:

2004: 10 teams

2014: defunct

CAME: Idaho (2005), New Mexico State (2005), Utah State (2005), UTSA (2012), Texas State (2012)

WENT: Rice (2005), SMU (2005), UTEP (2005), Tulsa (2005), Boise State (2011), Fresno State (2012), Hawaii (2012), Nevada (2012), Idaho (2013), Louisiana Tech (2013), New Mexico State (2013), San Jose State (2013), UTSA (2013), Texas State (2013), Utah State (2013), the WAC's entire football existence (2013)

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