One of the more unusual seasons in recent ACC history is behind us, with Florida State capturing the proverbial brass ring over three weeks ago in Charlotte. The Seminoles received the ACC’s automatic bid to the BCS, while their opponent, Georgia Tech, also received a bowl spot by virtue of an NCAA waiver.
With the Sun Bowl and Orange Bowl accounted for, it’s time to take a look at those games and the other contests involving ACC teams…but first, trivia time!Read Full Story »
The Boston College Eagles have added a game against New Mexico State to their 2013 football schedule and will open the season vs. Stony Brook, several sources have reported.
The Stony Brook Seawolves will visit Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill to open the 2013 season on Aug. 31. This matchup was previously reported, but the date was recently reported by Newsday writer Greg Logan (via BCInterruption.com).
Stony Brook, a member of the Colonial Athletic Association in the FCS, has never faced Boston College in football.Read Full Story »
The New Mexico Lobos have added the Pittsburgh Panthers to their 2013 football schedule, UNM has announced.
New Mexico will travel to face Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Sept. 14, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
“Playing the University of Pittsburgh at Heinz Field in September will be a great experience for our team,” UNM head coach Bob Davie said. “All of us respect the tradition of Pitt football and realize the challenge ahead of us.”Read Full Story »
The Florida State Seminoles and the Oklahoma State Cowboys will meet in the 2014 Cowboys Classic, ESPN announced today.
FSU and OSU will square off at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. The game will be the fifth meeting between the two schools and third at a neutral site.
The last time the Seminoles and Cowboys met was in the 1985 Gator Bowl. FSU won that game 34-23.Read Full Story »
Navy and Notre Dame will play at FedEx Field in Landover, MD in 2014, Navy announced today. The game is set for Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.
“FedExField did a fine job of hosting the Army-Navy game and we are looking forward to another sold out event in 2014,” said Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk.
“The Navy and Notre Dame game highlights two outstanding collegiate programs,” said Redskins Chief Marketing Officer Gershman.Read Full Story »
The Idaho Vandals have added the Florida State Seminoles to their 2013 football schedule, Idaho’s official website indicates.
Idaho will travel to face Florida State at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Nov. 23, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
The addition of FSU completes Idaho’s 2013 football schedule.Read Full Story »
The Old Dominion Monarchs and the Virginia Tech Hokies have scheduled a 3-game football series, The Virginian-Pilot has reported.
Old Dominion will travel to face Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg on Sept. 24, 2016 and again on Sept. 7, 2019. On Sept. 8, 2018, the Hokies will visit Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk.Read Full Story »
The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Pittsburgh Panthers, scheduled to meet in 2016 and 2017, have added two additional games to the series.
Pitt will host Penn State at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on September 8, 2018 and will then travel to face the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium on September 14, 2019.
Last year, the two schools announced games at Pittsburgh on Sept. 10, 2016 and at Penn State on Sept. 16, 2017.Read Full Story »
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have added the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to their 2013 football schedule, the school announced today.
Georgia Tech will host Alabama A&M at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta on Nov. 23, 2013. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
A&M is a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference in the FCS.Read Full Story »
The Miami Hurricanes are “finalizing” a 2013 game against the Savannah State Tigers, the Miami Herald has reported.
Miami will host Savannah State at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens on a date to be announced. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
Savannah State is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision.Read Full Story »
One of the wildest ACC football seasons in recent memory draws to a close on Saturday in Charlotte. Clemson lost their first ACC game to Florida State, then never lost again over the course of the ACC schedule. Maryland lost every scholarship quarterback to injury and finished the season with a linebacker playing quarterback. Maryland was not done making news, though, as they announced their intent to leave for the Big 10 in 2014.Read Full Story »
The Louisville Cardinals will join the Atlantic Coast Conference, the ACC announced this morning. UL will likely join the ACC in 2014 when Maryland departs for the Big Ten.
Louisville has been a member of the Big East Conference since 2005. Prior to that, the Cardinals were in Conference USA from 1996 through 2004.Read Full Story »
The 2012 ACC Football Championship Game is set with the Florida State Seminoles facing the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC (7:45 p.m. ET, ESPN).
Tickets for the game are available through our preferred vendor TicketLiquidator.com, and what a bargain they are. Tickets start at a mere $5 each.
Florida State (10-2, 7-1 ACC) clinched the ACC Atlantic Division title with a 41-14 win over Maryland on Nov. 17.Read Full Story »
In yet another ridiculously fast-moving college football season, we find ourselves at Thanksgiving week, with the Gobblers (fittingly) at home and a matchup locked in for the ACC Championship in Charlotte.
There are still many matchups with significance, however, whether it be for bowl spots, rivalries or the possibility of saving — or costing — a coach his job. Let’s take a quick spin around the conference, but before we do…it’s trivia time!Read Full Story »
The Big Ten officially announced on Monday the addition of the Maryland Terrapins to the conference effective July 1, 2014. Maryland will join in all sports for the 2014-15 academic year.
Maryland has been a member of the ACC since 1953. Prior to that, the Terrapins were a member of the Southern Conference from 1922-1951 before going Independent for the 1952 season.Read Full Story »