The Oregon State Beavers have added the Nicholls State Colonels to their 2012 football schedule, Nicholls announced earlier this week.
The Nicholls State release states that they will “…open the 2012 football season in Corvallis, Oregon…” That likely means that the Colonels will visit Reser Stadium on September 1. Read Full Story »
The Clemson Tigers and Oklahoma State Cowboys will play a home-and-home football series in 2019 and 2020, AikenStandard.com has reported. Exact dates were not announced.
The series would be the first ever games between the two schools. Clemson is 7-10 overall against teams from the Big 12 while Oklahoma State is 2-5 versus the ACC. Read Full Story »
The Michigan Wolverines have added the Appalachian State Mountaineers to their 2014 football schedule, the school announced today.
Michigan will host Appalachian State in their 2014 season opener on August 30. The Mountaineers upset the Wolverines 34-32 in 2007, the final season under head coach Lloyd Carr. Read Full Story »
The Oregon Ducks have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule with the addition of a home game against the Fresno State Bulldogs.
All three of Oregon’s 2012 non-conference games are at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. Oregon opens the season on September 1 against Arkansas State. The Ducks also host Fresno State on September 8 and Montana State on September 15. Read Full Story »
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Fresno State Bulldogs have agreed to a home-and-home football series, Tulsa World has reported.
The first game will be played at H.A. Chapman stadium in Tulsa on September 29, 2012. In 2014, Tulsa will visit Bulldog Stadium in Fresno in the final game of the series. The date for the series finale hasn’t been announced yet. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series with the Houston Cougars, BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe announced today.
BYU will travel to face Houston at Robertson Stadium on October 19, 2013. The BYU Cougars will then host the Houston Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on September 27, 2014. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have added the Weber State Wildcats to their 2012 football schedule, BYU announced this evening.
BYU will host Weber State at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on September 8, 2012. In their two previous meetings, both in Provo, the Cougars defeated the Wildcats 45-14 (1973) and 48-3 (1979). Read Full Story »
The Wisconsin Badgers have finalized their 2012 football schedule, the school announced this afternoon.
Earlier today, it was announced that Wisconsin would open the 2012 season at home against Northern Iowa on September 1. The Badgers have now completed their 2012 slate with the addition of a home game against the Utah State Aggies on September 15. Read Full Story »
The Wisconsin Badgers will open the 2012 football season at home against the Northern Iowa Panthers, UNI announced today.
Wisconsin will host UNI at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison on Saturday, September 1, 2012. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The Tulane Green Wave and the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2012 and 2016, Tulane announced today.
Tulane will travel to face Louisiana-Lafayette at Cajun Field in Lafayette on October 6, 2012. On October 8, 2016, the Green Wave will host the Ragin’ Cajuns at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. Read Full Story »
The 2011 Conference USA Football Championship Game has been set for December 3 at 12:00 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.
Conference USA was sued by ESPN in March after the league signed a new five-year contract with Fox. ESPN sued CUSA because their contract included a provision which gave the network exclusive rights to re-negotiate the deal. Read Full Story »
The Presidents of the current SEC schools met today to discuss future conference expansion. Texas A&M was the leading candidate to bolt their current conference, the Big 12, to join the SEC in 2012.
After the meeting, Dr. Bernie Machen, Chair of the Southeastern Conference Presidents and Chancellors, issued the following statement:
“The SEC Presidents and Chancellors met today and reaffirmed our satisfaction with the present 12 institutional alignment. We recognize, however, that future conditions may make it advantageous to expand the number of institutions in the league. Read Full Story »
The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles and the Boise State Broncos have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2012 and 2013, Southern Miss announced Wednesday.
Southern Miss will host Boise State at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on October 6, 2012. To complete the home-and-home series, the Golden Eagles will travel to face the Broncos at Bronco Stadium September 28, 2013. Read Full Story »
The Georgia Bulldogs have added the ULM Warhawks to their 2015 football schedule, Sicemdawgs.com has reported.
Georgia will host ULM at Sanford Stadium in Athens on November 7, 2015 and will pay the Warhawks a $1.2 million guarantee for the game. The two schools have a “Memorandum of Understanding” to play the game with an official contract in the works. Read Full Story »
The UMass Minutemen and the Vanderbilt Commodores are close to finalizing a four-game home-and-home football series, Tennessean.com has reported.
The first game would be played in 2012 at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville. It would be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for UMass against a school from the SEC. Read Full Story »