Category Archives: Big 12

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    Texas Longhorns announce 2012 Football Schedule

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    Texas LonghornsThe Texas Longhorns have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Ole Miss, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU and West Virginia.

    Texas opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Wyoming Cowboys. UT then hosts New Mexico on Sept. 8 before closing out the non-conference portion of their schedule on Sept. 15 at Ole Miss. Read Full Story »

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    TCU Horned Frogs announce 2012 Football Schedule

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    TCU Horned FrogsThe TCU Horned Frogs have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Virginia, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and West Virginia.

    The 2012 season will be the first for TCU in the Big 12 Conference. The Horned Frogs have been a member of the Mountain West since 2005. Read Full Story »

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    Oklahoma State Cowboys announce 2012 Football Schedule

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    Oklahoma State CowboysThe Oklahoma State Cowboys have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Arizona, Kansas State, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas and West Virginia.

    Oklahoma State opens the 2012 season on Sept. 1 at home vs. Savannah State. The Cowboys also have non-conference games at Arizona on Sept. 8 and home vs. Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns on Sept. 15. Read Full Story »

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    Oklahoma Sooners announce 2012 Big 12 Football Schedule

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    Oklahoma SoonersThe Oklahoma Sooners have announced their 2012 Big 12 football schedule, which features games against Kansas State, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas and West Virginia.

    The Sooners open the 2012 Big 12 season at home on Sept. 22 against the Kansas State Wildcats. OU then travels to Texas Tech on Oct. 6 before facing the Texas Longhorns on Oct. 13 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Read Full Story »

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    Kansas State Wildcats announce 2012 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Kansas State WildcatsThe Kansas State Wildcats have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Miami (FL), Kansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas and West Virginia.

    Kansas State opens the 2012 season on Sept. 1 . The Wildcats close out their non-conference slate with home games against Miami (FL) on Sept. 8 and North Texas on Sept. 15. Read Full Story »

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    Kansas Jayhawks announce 2012 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Kansas JayhawksThe Kansas Jayhawks have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Northern Illinois, Rice, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas and West Virginia.

    Kansas opens the 2012 season with three straight non-conference games: home vs. South Dakota State (Sept. 1), home vs. Rice (Sept. 8) and at Northern Illinois (Sept. 22). Read Full Story »

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    Iowa State Cyclones announce 2012 Football Schedule

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    Iowa State CyclonesThe Iowa State Cyclones have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Iowa, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas and West Virginia.

    Iowa State opens the 2012 season at home on Thursday, Sept. 1 against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. The following week, Iowa State travels to face in-state rival Iowa (Sept. 8) before returning home to host Western Illinois (Sept. 15). Read Full Story »

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    Baylor Bears announce 2012 Football Schedule

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    Baylor BearsThe Baylor Bears have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against SMU, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas and West Virginia.

    Baylor opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the SMU Mustangs. Following an open date, the Bears have non-conference games at home vs. Sam Houston State (Sept. 15) and at ULM (Sept. 22). Read Full Story »

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    West Virginia will officially join the Big 12 in 2012

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Big EastWest Virginia will officially join the Big 12 in 2012. Their membership in the Big East is terminated effective June 30, 2012, the conference announced this morning in a press release.

    The Mountaineers announced in October that they were leaving to join the Big 12 in 2012, although Big East bylaws stated that departing teams must adhere to a 27-month waiting period. Read Full Story »

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    Oklahoma may open 2012 football season at UTEP

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    Oklahoma SoonersOklahoma at UTEP? As a season-opener? It could happen. OU is in need of two non-conference games to complete their 2012 football schedule.

    The Sooners had been in discussions with Rutgers for a 2012 game at MetLife Stadium, but those talks appear to have broken off because the Scarlet Knights don’t want to return the game in Norman. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Big East, West Virginia reach $20 million settlement

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    Big EastThe Big East and the West Virginia Mountaineers have reached a $20 million settlement, the Charleston Daily Mail has reported.

    Reports indicate that West Virginia will pay the conference $11 million to leave early for the Big 12. Other Big 12 schools will contribute the other $9 million. Read Full Story »

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    Florida State contacts BCS schools to fill West Virginia void on 2012 Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Florida State SeminolesThe Florida State Seminoles have contacted several BCS schools to replace West Virginia on their 2012 football schedule, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.

    Last week, West Virginia notified FSU that they were canceling their 2012 game which was scheduled for Sept. 8 in Tallahassee. Read Full Story »

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    2012 Big 12 Football Schedule to be released “in the near future”

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    Big 12The 2012 Big 12 football schedule will be released “in the near future” according to Bob Burda, the Big 12 associate commissioner/communications.

    The schedule, which includes both TCU and West Virginia, was delivered to the Big 12’s television partners today just before the Feb. 1 deadline. In a statement, the Big 12 said: “The Big 12 Conference has provided a ten-team 2012 football schedule to its television partners and expects to release it publicly in the near future.” Read Full Story »

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    Memphis discussing series with Vanderbilt, has verbals with Kansas & Ole Miss

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    Memphis TigersThe Memphis Tigers are in discussions to play a future football series against the Vanderbilt Commodores, The Commercial Appeal has reported. Memphis also has verbal agreements to play Kansas and Ole Miss.

    Memphis Athletics Director R.C. Johnson said that the Tigers could play Vanderbilt as early as 2013 if one of their currently scheduled non-conference opponents cancels. Those opponents are Arkansas State, Duke, Louisville and Middle Tennessee. Read Full Story »

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    Texas Tech to open 2012 season at home vs. Northwestern State

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    Texas Tech Red RaidersThe Texas Tech Red Raiders will open the 2012 season at home against the Northwestern State Demons. The date was confirmed yesterday when NSU released their 2012 schedule.

    Texas Tech will host Northwestern State at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. The two schools first and only meeting was in 2007. The Red Raiders pummeled the Demons 75-7. Read Full Story »