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Southland Conference

The Southland Conference is a college athletic conference which operates in the south central United States. It participates in the NCAA's Division I-AA for football and Division I for all other sports. Founding members included Abilene Christian College (now departed), Arkansas State College (departed 1987), Arlington State College (now University of Texas-Arlington), Lamar State College of Technology (now Lamar University), and Trinity University (departed 1971).

Current members (with year joined)

Former members include Arkansas State (1963-1986), Jacksonville State University (1997-2002), Louisiana Tech University (1971-1986), Trinity College (1963-1971), Troy State University (1996-2000), University of Louisiana-Lafayette (1971-1981), and University of North Texas (1983-1994). Lamar University withdrew from the conference after the 1986 season and returned as a non-football program in 1998.

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