WAC Media Day

WAC Commissioner Jeff Hurd smiles while acknowledging a question from the media during the WAC Media Day on Wednesday inside The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center.

THE WOODLANDS — With prominent former members that include the likes of BYU, Boise State, Arizona, Arizona State, Air Force Academy, Colorado, Nevada, Las Vegas, TCU, SMU, Louisiana Tech and others, many have wondered when, if ever, the Western Athletic Conference would rejoin the national spotlight.

And the conference hasn’t played a league football game since 2012.