American Athletic Conference logo stitched into turf on H.A. Chapman Stadium at University of Tulsa

TULSA - Goodbye Conference USA. Hello American Athletic Conference.

That's the message the University of Tulsa started sending Wednesday.

The logo of the AAC is being stitched into the turf at H.A. Chapman Stadium as TU prepares to move to its new conference in July.

The trademark blue "A" of the American Athletic Conference will be placed on the 25-yard lines facing the press box.

The AAC will be the sixth home for the Golden Hurricane athletic teams.

University of Tulsa conferences over the years:

Oklahoma Collegiate Conference - 1914-1928

Big Four Conference - 1929-1932

Missouri Valley Conference - 1935-1996 (football affiliation ended after the 1985 season)

Western Athletic Conference - 1996-2004

Conference USA - 2005-2014

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