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Interim FAMU AD says MEAC voted for bowl game, waiting on SWAC

Florida A&M Director of Athletics Nelson Townsend said that the MEAC has voted to send its champion to meet the SWAC champion.

More details are starting to emerge about the proposed MEAC/SWAC Bowl Game. Interim Florida A&M AD Nelson Townsend says the conference has voted to send its champion to a bowl game against the SWAC, according to Tallahasee.com’s Jordan Culver.

According to Townsend, the conference winner will be obligated to participate in a televised bowl game instead of the FCS playoffs. Townsend said MEAC teams will be allowed to accept at-large bids.

#MEAC voted to have MEAC/SWAC championship. Champion of each conference is obligated to go, according to Townsend.
— Jordan Culver (@JordanCulver) January 7, 2015

HBCU Gameday was first to report that the MEAC was considering sending its champion to a bowl game. 

Townsend told Culver that he voted against the bowl game format. He says the conference is waiting on the SWAC to vote on the bowl game.

Interim FAMU AD says MEAC voted for bowl game, waiting on SWAC
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