- Kevin Kelley - February 25, 2013
The Pittsburgh Panthers have added the Old Dominion Monarchs to their 2013 football schedule, The Virginian-Pilot has reported.
Pitt will host ODU at Heinz Field on Oct. 19, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
- Kevin Kelley - February 14, 2013
The 2013 Conference USA Football Helmet Schedule is now available. The schedule, which is in PDF format, features the team helmets, date, and opponent for each C-USA team.
For the 2013 season, the C-USA East Division consists of East Carolina, FAU, FIU, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss, and UAB. The West Division includes Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Rice, Tulane, Tulsa, UTEP, and UTSA.
- Kevin Kelley - February 7, 2013
The Cincinnati Bearcats and the UAB Blazers have each added the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to their future football schedules.
UAB will host Alabama A&M in 2014, while Cincinnati will host the Bulldogs on Sept. 5, 2015.
Previously scheduled games for Cincinnati in 2015 at home against Air Force (Sept. 12) and at Miami, FL (Oct. 3) have or are in the process of being cancelled, according to UC athletics. This also includes a game at Air Force on Sept. 2, 2017.
- Kevin Kelley - January 31, 2013
The UTEP Miners and the Arizona Wildcats have reportedly scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2017 and 2018 seasons.
Bret Bloomquist of the El Paso Times revealed the Pac-12/C-USA match-up yesterday, but did not have specific dates or locations for the series.
Arizona and UTEP have met 51 times since 1916.
- Kevin Kelley - January 31, 2013
The Old Dominion Monarchs are close to finalizing a 2-game, home-and-home football series with the USF Bulls, Harry Minium of The Virginian-Pilot has reported.
If the series is completed, ODU will host USF in 2014 and then travel to face the Bulls in Tampa in 2016. The two schools have never met in football.
- Kevin Kelley - January 30, 2013
The 2013 Conference USA football schedules have been released. Conference play begins on Sept. 7 when Florida Atlantic travels to face East Carolina.
For 2013, Conference USA welcomes new members Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, and UTSA. Houston, Memphis, SMU, and UCF have each left Conference USA to join the Big East.
- Kevin Kelley - January 25, 2013
The UCF Knights and the Penn State Nittany Lions have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.
UCF will travel to face Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 14, 2013. The Knights will then host the Nittany Lions at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando on a date to be announced in 2014.
- Kevin Kelley - January 23, 2013
Conference USA has announced their new division alignment and has also set the home and away opponents for the 2013 season.
For 2013, Conference USA welcomes new members Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, and UTSA. FIU and FAU are both joining the league one year earlier than was previously expected.
- Kevin Kelley - January 19, 2013
The Florida Atlantic Owls and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will join Conference USA in 2013 rather than 2014, Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson confirmed Friday evening.
Both schools were set to join C-USA on July 1, 2014 but moved up their timetable. They join Florida International and North Texas who are also leaving the Sun Belt for C-USA.
- Kevin Kelley - January 11, 2013
Most teams have their 2013 non-conference football schedules set, but there are eight teams that still need one game: Duke, Syracuse, Wake Forest, Marshall, Tulane, BYU, Missouri, and Texas State.
In addition, there will be four teams from the Mountain West that can play a 13-game schedule (5 non-conference games) based on the Hawaii Exemption. Under that rule, teams that play at Hawaii have the option of adding a 13th game to offset travel costs.