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PISCATAWAY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 01: Fans of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights look on late in the game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Rutgers Stadium on September 1, 2008 in Piscataway, New Jersey. Fresno State defeated Rutgers 24-7. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rutgers University

American Athletic Conference teams

July 8, 2013

As we proudly mark today as the official launch date of the American Athletic Conference, I am extremely pleased to welcome the University of Central Florida, the University of Houston, the University of Memphis and Southern Methodist University as members of our reinvented Conference. We are delighted to have these distinguished institutions join us. We also look forward to welcoming Tulane University, East Carolina University, and the University of Tulsa in 2014 and the United States Naval Academy in 2015.

American Athletic Conference