Category: Big Ten

  • Alabama & Michigan to open 2012 Football Season at Cowboys Stadium

    Kevin Kelley - August 8, 2010

    The Alabama Crimson Tide and Michigan Wolverines will open the 2012 football season at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, MGoBlog is reporting. The game is likely to be played on September 1, 2012.

    Cowboys Stadium will play host to the Oregon State-TCU game on September 4, 2010 and a possible LSU-Oregon matchup to open the 2011 season. The stadium is also the site of the “Southwest Classic”, a 10-game series between Arkansas & Texas A&M.

  • 2011 Big Ten Football Championship Game to be played in Indianapolis

    Kevin Kelley - August 6, 2010

    The first ever Big Ten Football Championship Game will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana in December 2011, the conference announced on Thursday.

    The addition of the Nebraska Cornhuskers to the Big Ten in 2011 gives the conference 12 teams, which is the number required by the NCAA to hold a championship game.

  • Big Ten Likely to Adopt a 9-Game Schedule, Conference Championship Game

    Kevin Kelley - August 3, 2010

    The Big Ten will likely adopt a 9-game conference football schedule and stage a conference championship game, commissioner Jim Delaney said at the Big Ten media days.

    Delaney said the nine-game conference schedule would not begin until at least 2013. On the other hand, the Big Ten Championship game should begin in December 2011. A site for the game has yet to be determined.

  • Louisiana Tech to play at Ole Miss in 2011, at Illinois in 2012

    Kevin Kelley - July 29, 2010

    The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will play at Ole Miss in 2011 and at Illinois in 2012, the school announced on Wednesday.

    Tech will travel to face Ole Miss on November 12, 2011, which is the date vacated by the move of Boise State to the Mountain West.

  • Minnesota & Texas Cancel 2015-16 Home-and-home Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - July 28, 2010

    The Minnesota Golden Gophers and Texas Longhorns have canceled their 2015-16 home-and-home football series, the schools announced Tuesday.

    The two teams were scheduled to meet in Minneapolis on September 19, 2015 and in Austin on September 17, 2016.

  • Penn State adds Navy to 2012 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - July 21, 2010

    The Penn State Nittany Lions have added the Navy Midshipmen to their 2012 football schedule, both schools reported today. Penn State will host Navy at Beaver Stadium on September 15, 2012.

  • Penn State and Syracuse Schedule 3-Game Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - June 30, 2010

    The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Syracuse Orange have scheduled a three-game football series, the schools announced today. On August 21, 2013, the two schools will meet at Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Although not finalized, Penn State will host Syracuse in 2020 at Beaver Stadium and will travel to face the…

  • Big 12, Mountain West & WAC Future Football Schedules Updated

    Kevin Kelley - June 28, 2010

    The Big 12, Mountain West and WAC future football schedules have been updated. Updates reflect the recent conference changes by Boise State, Colorado, Nebraska and Utah.

    Boise State is heading to the Mountain West in July of 2011. From 2011 forward, their WAC opponents have been removed from their schedules, and Boise State has been removed from all of the WAC future schedules. The Broncos won’t be added to any Mountain West schedules until the conference announces their new scheduling format.

  • College Football Conference Expansion News

    Kevin Kelley - June 10, 2010

    Over the last few weeks, there have been numerous stories and rumors of conference expansion in college football. All the talk has now become reality. The Pac-10 announced today that the Colorado Buffaloes have agreed to join the conference, leaving the Big 12. The rest of the dominoes will likely begin to fall now and…

  • Purdue Updates Future Football Schedules, Completes 2012 Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - June 9, 2010

    The Purdue Boilermakers have updated their future football schedules. They also completed their 2012 football schedule with the addition of a home game against Eastern Michigan. The following non-conference games were recently added: 09/15/2012 – Eastern Michigan 10/05/2013 – Northern Illinois 09/20/2014 – Southern Illinois Purdue and Eastern Michigan, a MAC school, have only played…