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Old Dominion joins Sunbelt Conference

Joins as 14th institution in the league
Old Dominion Wake Forest Football
Posted at 3:39 PM, Oct 27, 2021

NEW ORLEANS — After a unanimous vote, Old Dominion will join the Sunbelt Conference.

ODU will become members no later than July 1, 2023.

“We are thrilled to welcome Old Dominion University to the Sun Belt. ODU brings a host of strengths to our conference. They have comprehensive success. They’ve collected many championships. They will have natural rivals in our footprint,” said Keith Gill, Sun Belt Conference Commissioner. “I am grateful to President Dr. Brian Hemphill and Athletics Director Dr. Camden Wood Selig for their leadership during this process. I’d also like to thank the CEOs and athletic directors of our current member institutions for their efforts as we continue our discussions around adding new members.”

Old Dominion joins as the 14th institution of the league.

The Sunbelt Conference was founded in 1976.

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