By Heather Dinich, ESPN: Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson, the longest-tenured active FBS commissioner, will step down on Dec. 31 after leading the league for nearly 24 years, he announced on Wednesday.
“My one remaining priority was expansion of the College Football Playoff and viable access for the Mountain West,” said Thompson, one of the four authors of the original proposal to expand the CFP to 12 teams.
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Craig Thompson, Mountain West Conference commissioner, says he will step down from the post on Dec. 31 after 24 years.
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