College football fans itching for something new to talk about during the dog days of the offseason may be in luck. We might see some with realignment as UConn is reportedly considering leaving the AAC for the Big East. A group of non-football schools kept the Big East name and brand when the football schools were swallowed up by other conferences during the last round of realignment.

What this means for UConn and the American Athletic Conference is unclear. The Big East does not compete in the FBS. UConn could potentially stay in the AAC as a football-only member, go independent or join another conference such as the MAC or Conference USA.

If the AAC replaces UConn as a football member there will likely be some more Group of Five shuffling. It’s unlikely that this would lead to any Power 5 changes, but for diehard college football fans, it’s at least something to follow during the painfully slow summer months.

You’ve got to hand to it UConn football coach Randy Edsall for chiming in on Twitter:

Sadly, this could be the end of the “great” UCF-UConn rivalry, “The Civil ConFLiCT”: