Non-Power 5 leaders fight back

Updated: July 20, 2014, 8:00 PM ET
By Brett McMurphy | ESPN

Commissioners from the non-Power Five conferences vehemently disagreed with June Jones' suggestion that those leagues should play in the spring to avoid going head-to-head with the bigger conferences.

Jones is in his seventh season as SMU's head coach. The Mustangs are in the American, one of the non-Power Five leagues. The others are the Mid-American, Mountain West, Sun Belt and Conference USA.

"I think the have-nots [non-Power Five leagues] should go ahead and move to the ...

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