(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer The realignment of conferences the past few years has made it so you almost need a spreadsheet to keep up with who went where.
Many of the schools did it to chase dollar signs, looking for a bigger piece of the NCAA pie. Others had no choice, left scrambling to find a slot as their conferences disintegrated.
On the football field, it hasn't always been a smooth transition.
A new conference often means adjusting to a new style of football. There are new teams and schemes to learn, trying to catch up on the fly against programs the coaches know little about.
And for some of the smaller schools, switching to a bigger conference usually means a big step up in competition.
It's no wonder so many teams struggle when they move from one conference to another.
With that in mind, here are six teams that have hit a few bumps in the road after switching conferences:
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