The Southern Conference (SoCon) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. Southern Conference football teams compete in the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly known as Division I-AA). Member institutions are located in the states of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Chattanooga Mocs • The Citadel Bulldogs • East Tennessee State Buccaneers • Furman Paladins • Mercer Bears • Samford Bulldogs • UNC Greensboro Spartans • VMI Keydets • Western Carolina Catamounts • Wofford Terriers
Air Force Falcons (men's lacrosse; leaving in 2021) • Appalachian State Mountaineers (wrestling) • Bellarmine Knights (men's lacrosse & wrestling; lacrosse leaving in 2021) • Belmont Bruins (men's soccer) • Campbell Fighting Camels (wrestling) • Davidson Wildcats (wrestling) • Delaware State Hornets (women's lacrosse) • Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs (wrestling) • Georgia Southern Eagles (rifle) • Hampton Pirates (men's lacrosse) • High Point Panthers (men's lacrosse) • Jacksonville Dolphins (men's lacrosse) • North Georgia Nighthawks (rifle) • Presbyterian Blue Hose (wrestling) • Richmond Spiders (men's lacrosse) • UAB Blazers (rifle)