Mike Tranghese

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Michael "Mike" Tranghese (born c. 1943) is the former commissioner of the Big East Conference and helped create the conference as founder Dave Gavitt's right-hand man in 1979.

Tranghese retired as commissioner in the spring of 2009. John Marinatto succeeded him as commissioner. [1]

Tranghese now serves as a member of the College Football Playoff Selection Committee, a position he has held since 2014.


  1. ^ Blaudschun, Mark (November 11, 2008). "Marinatto selected as new Big East Commissioner". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2008-11-11.