Category: Big East

  • 24 things you need to know about the Week 1 college football schedule

    Amy Daughters - August 30, 2016

    Here are 24 things you need to know about week one of the 2016 college football schedule, which features all but one FBS team in action.

  • Clear Your Schedule – It’s Time…

    Brian Wilmer - August 27, 2015

    Picture it, everyone. Whether it’s this Saturday afternoon, when FCS powers North Dakota State and Montana square off, or next Thursday for one of 18 contests, you’ll be there. Whether you’re eating grilled food at a tailgate and settling into a seat at your favorite stadium, or ordering a pizza and settling down for an…

  • Which College Football Team Fills the Most Seats at Home?

    Amy Daughters - July 9, 2015

    Tracking attendance success isn’t as easy as saying the school with the biggest stadium wins. While on the one hand, Michigan—at 109,901 seats—has the biggest capacity, on the other, it didn’t fill them all in 2015. In fact, the Wolverines—at 95.5%—finished No. 32 in the FBS in fill rate last year. Compare that to Ole…

  • 2013 Football Conference Changes Take Effect Today

    Kevin Kelley - July 1, 2013

    Conference realignment was in full swing last year, and today is the day when those moves became official for the 2013 football season.

  • BYU, UConn schedule 2014-15 Home-and-home Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - March 4, 2013

    Rentschler FieldThe BYU Cougars and the UConn Huskies have scheduled a 2014-15 home-and-home football series, SNYUCONN has reported. The two schools have never met in football.

    BYU will open the 2014 season at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The Cougars will then host the Huskies at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on October 31, 2015.

  • SMU cancels 2013 Home Game vs. Baylor

    Kevin Kelley - February 20, 2013

    SMU-BaylorThe SMU Mustangs have canceled their 2013 home game vs. the Baylor Bears, SMU athletics director Rick Hart announced Wednesday evening.

    SMU was scheduled to host Baylor at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas on Sept. 14, 2013. Instead, the Mustangs will now host the Montana State Bobcats, an FCS team, on Sept. 7.

    “While this is a rivalry that both schools value, we decided it would be best if we did not play this season,” said SMU A.D. Rick Hart.

  • Report: SMU to add Montana State to 2013 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - February 18, 2013

    SMU-BaylorThe SMU Mustangs appear to be adding a home game against the Montana State Bobcats in 2013, The Dickinson Press has reported.

    Montana State, which was scheduled to play at North Dakota State on Sept. 7, 2013, is buying out of that game for $100,000. Indications are that they are canceling NDSU to play at SMU on the same date.

    SMU and Montana State have never met in football. The Bobcats are a member of the Big Sky Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision.

  • Cincinnati, UAB add Alabama A&M to Future Football Schedules

    Kevin Kelley - February 7, 2013

    Alabama A&MThe Cincinnati Bearcats and the UAB Blazers have each added the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to their future football schedules.

    UAB will host Alabama A&M in 2014, while Cincinnati will host the Bulldogs on Sept. 5, 2015.

    Previously scheduled games for Cincinnati in 2015 at home against Air Force (Sept. 12) and at Miami, FL (Oct. 3) have or are in the process of being cancelled, according to UC athletics. This also includes a game at Air Force on Sept. 2, 2017.

  • Report: Old Dominion close to finalizing 2-game series with USF

    Kevin Kelley - January 31, 2013

    Old DominionThe Old Dominion Monarchs are close to finalizing a 2-game, home-and-home football series with the USF Bulls, Harry Minium of The Virginian-Pilot has reported.

    If the series is completed, ODU will host USF in 2014 and then travel to face the Bulls in Tampa in 2016. The two schools have never met in football.

  • UCF, Penn State schedule 2013 & 2014/15 Home-and-home Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - January 25, 2013

    Beaver StadiumThe UCF Knights and the Penn State Nittany Lions have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.

    UCF will travel to face Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 14, 2013. The Knights will then host the Nittany Lions at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando on a date to be announced in 2014.