American Athletic Conference presidents and athletic directors finalized the league's two six-team divisions Friday at the league meetings in Key Biscayne, Florida, a source told ESPN.
Navy, Army, BYU and Mid-American Conference teams will play the Mountain West Conference in the Poinsettia Bowl from 2014-19, sources told ESPN.
Despite the Big East wanting Navy to join the league before its scheduled 2015 arrival, athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Navy will not join early.
Big East commissioner Mike Aresco says he will talk to Navy about the possibility of joining the conference earlier than its scheduled 2015 arrival as a football-only member.
Now that Navy is set to join the Big East for football in 2015, several big questions face the academy as it considers the future of its long-running rivalries.
Navy has accepted an invitation to play football in the Big East, starting in 2015.