Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno will retire at the end of the 2011 season, he announced today in a statement. Penn State and former assistant Jerry Sandusky are embroiled in child sex abuse allegations.
Paterno, nicknamed “JoePa,” has been head coach of the Nittany Lions since 1966 and is the only FBS coach to reach 400 victories. His current overall coaching record is 409-136-3. In bowl games, Paterno is 24-12-1 and has won two national championships (1982, 1986) and three Big Ten championships (1994, 2005, 2008). Read Full Story »
The Ohio State Buckeyes have replaced Cincinnati with UCF on their 2012 football schedule, BuckeyeExtra.com has reported.
Ohio State will host the UCF Knights at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Sept. 8, 2012. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The Pittsburgh Panthers and the UCF Knights have cancelled their 2012 football game, The Orlando Sentinel has reported.
UCF was scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh on September 8, 2012. Due to realignment, the Panthers asked to cancel the agreement and the Knights agreed. Read Full Story »
The Michigan Wolverines have finalized their 2012 and 2013 football schedules, the school announced today.
Michigan completed their 2012 schedule with the addition of a game against UMass and their 2013 schedule with a game against Central Michigan.
The Wolverines open the 2012 season on Sept. 1 against Alabama at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Michigan then hosts Air Force (Sept. 8) and UMass (Sept. 15) before completing the non-conference portion of their schedule at Notre Dame (Sept. 22). Read Full Story »
The Michigan Wolverines have added the UMass Minutemen to their 2012 football schedule, GazetteNet.com has reported.
Michigan will host UMass at Michigan Stadium on September 15, 2012. In their first and only meeting in 2010, the Minutemen visited Ann Arbor and nearly pulled of a huge upset before falling 42-37. Read Full Story »
The Iowa Hawkeyes have added several games to their future non-conference football schedules, TheGazette.com has reported.
Iowa opens the 2015 season at home against Illinois State, likely September 5. The Hawkeyes then play at Iowa State on Sept. 12, host Pittsburgh on Sept. 19 and host North Texas (date TBA). Read Full Story »
Rice has scheduled home-and-home football series with the Stanford Cardinal and Northwestern Wildcats, Chron.com has reported.
Rice will face Stanford in the 2016 and 2017 seasons and Northwestern in the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Exact dates and locations for each game have not been announced. 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 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 Big Ten announced today that they will play a nine game conference football schedule beginning in the 2017 season.
During odd-numbered years, three teams from both the Legends Division and Leaders Division will have five conference home games. The remaining three schools from each division will have five conference home games in even years. Read Full Story »
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have announced the addition of Arkansas State and South Dakota State to their future football schedules.
Nebraska will host the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on September 15, 2012. In their first and only meeting in 2009, the Cornhuskers beat the Red Wolves 38-9. Read Full Story »
The Indiana Hoosiers and the UMass Minutemen have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2012 and 2017 seasons, both schools announced yesterday.
UMass will host Indiana at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on September 8, 2012. The game will be the first home game for UMass as an FBS school. Read Full Story »
The Indiana Hoosiers have finalized their future football schedules through the 2014 season, the school announced today.
Indiana opens the 2012 season at home against the Indiana State Sycamores. Indiana is 3-0 all-time against Indiana State, with wins coming in 1925, 2003 and 2007. Read Full Story »
The Purdue Boilermakers have announced changes to their future football schedules, including the cancellation of two games against the Cincinnati Bearcats.
Purdue was scheduled to host Cincinnati on Aug. 30, 2014 and travel to face the Bearcats on Sept. 5, 2015. Both of those games have been cancelled. The two schools will still meet on Aug. 31, 2013 at Cincinnati and Sept. 3, 2016 at Purdue. Read Full Story »