List of schools that have started or plan to start new football programs during the five-year period beginning in 2009, according to the National Football Foundation:
Old Dominion (Norfolk, Va.): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Colonial Athletic Association.
University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, Texas): NCAA Division II.
University of New Haven (West Haven, Conn.): NCAA Division II.
Anna Maria College (Paxton, Mass.): NCAA Division III.
Castleton State College (Castleton, Vt.): NCAA Division III.
South Alabama (Mobile, Ala.): NCAA Division I FCS independent; football-playing member of Sun Belt Conference in Football Bowl Subdivision by 2013.
Georgia State (Atlanta): NCAA Division I FCS independent; full transition to Colonial Athletic Association in 2012.
Lamar (Beaumont, Texas): NCAA Division I FCS Southland Conference.
Pacific University (Forest Grove, Ore.): NCAA Division III.
Lindsey Wilson College (Columbia, Ky.): NAIA.
Notre Dame College (South Euclid, Ohio): NAIA; beginning transition to NCAA Division II.
Texas-San Antonio: NCAA Division I FCS independent; hopes to FBS conference in 2013.
LeMoyne-Owen College (Memphis, Tenn.): NCAA Division II.
Presentation College (Aberdeen, S.D.): NCAA Division III.
Stevenson University (Owings Mills, Md.): NCAA Division III, developmental team in 2010.
Ave Maria University (Ave Maria, Fla.): NAIA.
Concordia University (Ann Arbor, Mich.): NAIA.
Siena Heights University (Adrian, Mich): NAIA.
Finlandia University (Hancock, Mich.): NCAA Division III
Wayland Baptist University (Plainview, Texas): NAIA
North Carolina-Charlotte: NCAA Division I FCS, conference to be determined
George Fox University (Newberg, Ore.): NCAA Division III