Matt Gade, Deseret News
BYU warms up prior to the Cougars game against Georgia Tech at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday, October 12, 2013.

As college football fans wait for the beginning of the 2014 season, there's one thing that's kept many BYU fans captivated over the long offseason: Conference realignment rumors.

There are a lot of myths that have been floating around Twitter and on message boards all over the Internet. Some are true, but most are absolute junk. A lot of people have claimed some interesting things without anything at all to back them up.

We're going to bust some of those myths using documented quotes from named, credible sources at BYU and around other conferences. No unnamed sources from West Virginia need apply.

Here's some of the most prevalent rumors surrounding BYU and conference realignment:

Lafe Peavler is a staff sports writer for the Deseret News. Follow him on Twitter @LafePeavler.