Merrimack does not fall under this threshold. The Warriors are simply ramping up schollys (equivs) from D-II levels as they transition to FCS. They already have a FBS game on the books in 2023 at UMass.
So eventually it will be just the Pioneer, the Ivies...and one outlier in DC.
Georgetown: "We play where we do not compete, and compete where we do not play."