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 »
The Buffalo Bulls have scheduled a game at Penn State in 2015, the Mid-American Conference school announced today.
Buffalo will travel to face the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium in Happy Valley on September 12, 2015. It will be the second meeting between the two schools. In their first meeting in 2007, Penn State beat Buffalo 45-24 in Happy Valley. Read Full Story »
Today 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 »
Have BYU and Wisconsin schedule a home-and-home football series for 2014 and 2015? That’s what Wisconsin commitment Vince Biegel has claimed in a story on TotalBlueSports.com ($).
Biegel, a 6-3, 210-pound linebacker from Wisconsin Rapids, committed to the Badgers in April but says he is still considering BYU. In the article, Biegel stated “Either way, we’ll play one another because BYU and Wisconsin signed a contract with one another to play 2014 through 2015.” Read Full Story »
The Pittsburgh Panthers and the Penn State Nittany Lions have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2016 and 2017, Pitt announced today.
Pitt at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on September 10, 2016. The Panthers will play at Penn State on September 16, 2017 at Beaver Stadium. Read Full Story »
The Big Ten announced today the future site of their football championship games through 2015. Each game will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read Full Story »
The Hawaii Warriors are talking to both Notre Dame and Wisconsin about scheduling a future home-and-home football series, the Honolulu Star Advertiser has reported.
UH Athletic Director Jim Donovan told the paper that they are looking “out toward 2017, ’18 … or beyond” for games against both Notre Dame and Wisconsin. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars and Hawaii Warriors have signed an agreement to play football almost every year through 2020, StarAdvertiser.com has reported.
Specific dates and locations were not discussed which shows that the contract will be fluid as the years progress. BYU, which plays its first season as an FBS Independent in 2011, needs some regular opponents to fill out their future schedules. Read Full Story »
The Big Ten Network has announced their 2011 prime time Football TV Schedule. Seven games were announced, but the network will televise more than 40 games total this fall.
“We’re very excited about our primetime schedule and think it’s the strongest we’ve ever had,” Big Ten Network President Mark Silverman said. “There’s always extra electricity in the air for Big Ten night games, and we have some top-quality matchups.” Read Full Story »
Big Ten coaches and athletic directors will discuss the possibility of a nine-game conference schedule during their annual spring meeting this week. Venues for future Big Ten Championship games are also on the docket.
The Big Ten currently plays an eight-game conference schedule and four non-conference games. With the addition of Nebraska, there is a growing contingent that would like to see nine conference games per season. Read Full Story »
ESPN has announced that they have selected seven 2011 Big Ten college football games for prime time television coverage on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. Coverage for each game will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Listed below are the Big Ten matchups that have been selected. Additional games will be announced during the season. Read Full Story »