ATLANTA, Ga.–The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced today that Austin College and Trinity University will affiliate with the league in the sport of football beginning with the 2017 season.
"We are thrilled to add Austin and Trinity as full football members in the fall of 2017," said SAA Commissioner Jay Gardiner. "Both schools share the core principles of dedication and determination that the SAA and NCAA Division III embody, and they will be excellent additions to our conference."
Austin College is based in Sherman, Texas, while Trinity University is located in San Antonio. The Kangaroos and Tigers finished their 2015 football campaigns this weekend posting records of 5-5 and 8-2, respectively.