Category Archives: Big 12

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    UCLA Bruins to play Texas Longhorns at Cowboys Stadium in 2014

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    Cowboys StadiumThe UCLA Bruins will play the Texas Longhorns at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, the Los Angeles Times has reported.

    UCLA and Texas are set to play on September 13, 2014. The Bruins and Longhorns have met six times with the series tied at three games each.

    The two schools recently completed a home-and-home series. UCLA won 34-12 in Austin in 2010 and Texas won 49-20 in Los Angeles earlier this season. Read Full Story »

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    Report: UCF and Oklahoma working on Home-and-home Football Series

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    UCFOklahomaThe UCF Knights and the Oklahoma Sooners are close to finalizing a home-and-home football series, UCFSports.com has reported.

    The series would begin next year at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando. UCF would then travel to Norman to face Oklahoma in 2013. The games would be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    Missouri Tigers to join the SEC in 2012

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    SECThe SEC has announced that they have accepted the Missouri Tigers as their 14th member effective July 1, 2012.

    Missouri is the second school to be added to the Southeastern Conference this year. Texas A&M accepted an invitation to join in September. Read Full Story »

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    West Virginia to join Big 12 Conference in 2012

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    Big 12The West Virginia Mountaineers have accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference, it was announced today.

    West Virginia will become a full member of the Big 12 on July 1, 2012. Their current conference, the Big East, requires a 27-month waiting period before leaving. The release indicates that the Mountaineers will be able to bypass that hurdle. Read Full Story »

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    Report: West Virginia to join the Big 12 Conference

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    Big 12The West Virginia Mountaineers have applied to and been accepted to join the Big 12 Conference, The Charleston Daily Mail has reported.

    An official announcement from the Big 12 has not been released. West Virginia would replace the Missouri Tigers, who are expected to leave for the SEC. Read Full Story »

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    Texas and Texas A&M unlikely to play Football Game until at least 2019

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    Texas A&MTexasThe Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies are unlikely to meet in football until at least 2019, USAToday.com has reported.

    Texas A&M has talked to Texas about future games, but the Longhorns have told them that their non-conference schedule is filled through the 2018 season. Read Full Story »

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    TCU Horned Frogs accept invitation to join Big 12 Conference

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    TCUThe TCU Horned Frogs have accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference in all sports, effective on July 1, 2012.

    TCU received an invitation from the Big 12 last week following the departure of Texas A&M to the SEC. The addition of TCU gives the Big 12 a total of ten schools. Read Full Story »

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    TCU Horned Frogs invited to join Big 12 Conference

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    TCUThe TCU Horned Frogs, who were set to join the Big East next season, have received an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference. Negotiations between TCU and the Big 12 are ongoing, but the move is imminent.

    TCU has been a member of the Mountain West Conference since 2005. Between 1923 and 1995, the Horned Frogs were members of the Southwest Conference before it broke up and became what is now the Big 12. Their move will reignite in-state rivalries with Baylor, Texas and Texas Tech. Read Full Story »

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    Clemson, Oklahoma State schedule 2019-20 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Oklahoma StateClemsonThe 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 »

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    SEC satisfied with 12 football programs; no action taken on Texas A&M

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    SECThe 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 »

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    BYU updates 2011 and 2012 Football Schedules during Media Day

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    BYUThe BYU Cougars updated their 2011 and 2012 football schedules during their Media Day today. Among the updates were television coverage for 2011 and two opponents added to the 2012 schedule.

    In 2011, a total of 10 BYU football games will be televised by the ESPN family of networks. Four games are already slated for ESPN and two for ESPN2. Games against San Jose State, Idaho and New Mexico State will be televised by an ESPN station TBA. Read Full Story »

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    ULM Warhawks add Auburn and Oklahoma to Future Football Schedules

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    ULMThe ULM Warhawks have added Auburn and Oklahoma to their future football schedules, ULM Athletics Director Bobby Staub and head football coach Todd Berry announced.

    ULM will travel to face the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium in September of 2012. The Warhawks are 0-8 against the Tigers and lost 52-3 at Auburn last season. Read Full Story »

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    Colorado & Utah now official members of expanded Pac-12

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    Pac-12The Colorado Buffaloes and Utah Utes are now officially members of the newly expanded Pac-12. For football, the conference now consists of two divisions with the winners facing off in a championship game.

    Colorado has been a member of the Big 12 Conference since 1996. Prior to that, they competed in the Big Eight Conference before it expanded and renamed to the Big 12.

    The Buffaloes won the Big 12 championship in 2001 and finished the season 10-3. As members of the Big Eight Conference in 1990, Colorado went 11-1-1 and won the AP national championship. Read Full Story »

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    Nebraska Cornhuskers join the Big Ten Conference

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    NebraskaToday the Nebraska Cornhuskers have officially joined the Big Ten Conference. The conference now has 12 members and has expanded for the first time since adding Penn State in 1990.

    Nebraska will compete in the Legends Division along with Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota and Northwestern. Their first game of 2011 is on September 3 at home against Chattanooga. Their first Big Ten game is October 1 at Wisconsin. The game will be televised by and ABC/ESPN network at 8:00 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »

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    Oklahoma State, Central Michigan Schedule 3-game Football Series

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    Oklahoma StateCentral MichiganThe Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Central Michigan Chippewas have scheduled a 3-game football series beginning in 2015, Drew Ellis of The Morning Sun has reported.

    Oklahoma State will travel to face Central Michigan at Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant in 2015. The Chippewas will then face the Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater in two games with dates to be announced. Read Full Story »