I guess you can't blame Karl Benson for trying....
Already, commissioners of C-USA and the MWC say they have had exploratory talks on several possible areas of mutual interest, including the postseason, scheduling and television.
"We have spent considerable time discussing ways that (the MWC) can get better and our group can continue to grow and get better," said Britton Banowsky, C-USA commissioner, who is attending the Hawaii Bowl.
"And, more often than not, the conversation turns to ways that we can actually help each other, not only from the standpoint of games like the Hawaii Bowl," Banowsky added.
In The Dig: The Rush has written the WAC's Tombstone inscription, with a little help from Wes Anderson; Derrick Caracter is going to wear a motivating jersey number with the Lakers; The Miners lose a veteran tight end for the opener; and all the BYU/MWC/C-USA merger links you need or want.