Category: Big Ten

  • Illinois Fighting Illini announce 2011 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - December 13, 2010

    The Illinois Fighting Illini have announced their 2011 football schedule, which features games against Arizona State, Michigan, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin.

    The Fighting Illini will open the 2011 season with five straight home games: Arkansas State (09/03), South Dakota State (09/10), Arizona State (09/17), Western Michigan (09/24) and Northwestern (10/01).

  • Big Ten Names Divisions “Legends” and “Leaders”; Unveils New Logo

    Kevin Kelley - December 13, 2010

    The Big Ten has named their new divisions the Legends and Leaders, it was announced today. The conference also released a new logo (pictured at right).

    With the addition of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the Big Ten has twelve teams. The conference is now split into two divisions of six and a championship game will pit the two division champs against each other.

  • 2011 Rose Bowl Game – TCU vs. Wisconsin

    Kevin Kelley - December 6, 2010

    The 2011 Rose Bowl Game is set with the TCU Horned Frogs facing the Wisconsin Badgers.

  • 2011 Allstate Sugar Bowl – Arkansas vs. Ohio State

    Kevin Kelley - December 6, 2010

    The 2011 Allstate Sugar Bowl football game is set with the Arkansas Razorbacks facing the Ohio State Buckeyes.

  • Purdue Boilermakers announce 2011 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - December 1, 2010

    The Purdue Boilermakers have announced their 2011 football schedule, which features games against Notre Dame, Michigan and Ohio State.

    Purdue completed their 2011 schedule today with the addition of a non-conference game against Middle Tennessee at home on September 3, 2011.

  • Purdue to open 2011 season against Middle Tennessee

    Tim K. - December 1, 2010

    The Purdue Boilermakers have added the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to their 2011 football schedule, Purdue Director of Athletics Morgan Burke announced on Wednesday.

    The game will take place on September 3, 2011 at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue was previously scheduled to host Kent State on the same date, but the Golden Flashes opted out of the game in order to open the 2011 season at Alabama.

  • Boise State, Michigan State Schedule 3-Game Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - October 30, 2010

    The Boise State Broncos and the Michigan State Spartans have scheduled a three-game football series for 2012, 2022 and 2023, MSU announced yesterday.

    Two contracts were signed for this series, a single-game contract for 2012 and a home-and-home contract for 2022-23.

  • Northwestern announces 2011 & 2012 Football Schedules

    Kevin Kelley - October 30, 2010

    The Northwestern Wildcats of the Big Ten have announced their 2011 and 2012 football schedules.

    Northwestern’s 2011 schedule features non-conference games at Boston College and Army. Featured Big Ten games include Michigan, at Iowa, Penn State, at Nebraska and Michigan State.

  • Michigan State & Miami Schedule 2020-21 Home-and-home Football Series

    Tim K. - October 20, 2010

    The Michigan State Spartans of the Big Ten and the Miami Hurricanes of the ACC have agreed to begin a home-and-home football series, MSU Athletics Director Mark Hollis announced on Wednesday.

    The series will begin on Saturday, September 16, 2020 when Michigan State hosts Miami at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing. The meeting will be the first match up ever between the two schools.

  • Alabama vs. Michigan at Cowboys Stadium in 2012 Finalized

    Kevin Kelley - October 15, 2010

    After months of rumors, the Alabama-Michigan game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington has been officially announced by both schools. The game will be played on September 1, 2012.

    The game will be televised in prime time by either ESPN or CBS, and the officials for the game will come from the Big 12 Conference. Alabama will be designated as the home team.