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 »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 »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 »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 »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 »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 »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 »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 »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 »Read Full Story »
Michigan State’s 2011 season opener against Youngstown State has been moved back one day to Friday, September 2, the school announced today. The game will be televised by the Big Ten Network at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The game will be the first ever meeting between Michigan State and Youngstown State. The Penguins compete in the Missouri Valley Conference of the FCS. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Stanford Cardinal have scheduled a 4-game home-and-home football series beginning in 2019, Northwestern announced today.
Stanford will travel to face Northwestern at Ryan Field in Evanston on September 14, 2019. The Cardinal will host the Wildcats at Stanford Stadium in Pal Alto on September 19, 2020. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have scheduled a home-and-home football series in 2014 and 2018, the schools announced today.
Northwestern will travel to face Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on November 15, 2014. The Wildcats will host the Fighting Irish at Ryan Field in Evanston during the 2018 season. An exact date was not announced. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Illinois Fighting Illini will open the 2016 season at the Western Michigan Broncos, MLive.com has reported.
Illinois will travel to face Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo on September 3, 2016. This is the return game of a home-and-home series that begins on September 1, 2012 at Illinois. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Vanderbilt Commodores will open the 2013 season with a trip to Ohio State, the Buckeyes Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big Ten have announced their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.
Iowa’s 2013 schedule includes non-conference home games vs. Northern Illinois, Missouri State and Western Michigan and a road game at rival Iowa State. Featured Big Ten games include at Michigan, Wisconsin, at Nebraska and at Ohio State. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »