Category Archives: Independents

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    BYU accepts invitation to 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Armed Forces BowlThe BYU Cougars have accepted an invitation to the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, the school announced today.

    BYU will meet a team from Conference USA on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The game will be televised by ESPN at 12:00 p.m. ET.

    The Cougars have an overall bowl record of 11-17-1. This will be their first Armed Forces Bowl appearance and their 7th consecutive season playing in a bowl game. Read Full Story »

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    Report: BYU invited to join Big East Conference

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    Big EastThe BYU Cougars have been invited to join the Big East Conference, Deseret News has reported. BYU would join the Big East in football only.

    Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner told the Deseret News that his sources indicate “an invitation has been extended and that BYU officials are in favor of a move to the Big East.” Read Full Story »

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    BYU and Washington State Schedule 2012-13 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Washington StateBYUThe BYU Cougars and Washington State Cougars have scheduled a 2012-13 home-and-home football series, KitsapSun.com has reported.

    BYU will host Washington State at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo in 2012 and travel to face WSU at Martin Stadium in Pullman in 2013. Exact dates were not announced. Read Full Story »

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    2012 Army-Air Force game moved to Michie Stadium

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    Air ForceArmyThe 2012 Army Black Knights vs. Air Force Falcons football game has been moved to Michie Stadium in West Point, Army announced today.

    The game was scheduled to be played at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York on November 3, 2012. However, a “potential scheduling conflict with the 2012 Major League Baseball postseason led to the move.” Read Full Story »

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    Boise State and BYU agree to 12-year Football Series

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    BYUBoise StateThe Boise State Broncos and the BYU Cougars have agreed to a 12-year football series, the two schools announced today.

    Boise State and BYU originally signed a four-year contract in 2008 for games between 2012 and 2015. The new agreement extends the series out to 2023 for a total of 12 games. The series will be home-and-home, with games in Boise, Idaho in even years and in Provo, Utah in odd years. Read Full Story »

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    Oregon State announces 2012 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    Oregon StateThe Oregon State Beavers have finalized their 2012 non-conference football schedule, OSU Director of Athletics Bob De Carolis announced today.

    Oregon State will open the 2012 season at home on September 1 against the Nicholls State Colonels, a member of the Southland Conference in the FCS. Read Full Story »

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    BYU and Houston Schedule 2013-14 Home-and-home Football Series

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    HoustonBYUThe BYU Cougars have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series with the Houston Cougars, BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe announced today.

    BYU will travel to face Houston at Robertson Stadium on October 19, 2013. The BYU Cougars will then host the Houston Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on September 27, 2014. Read Full Story »

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    BYU Cougars add Weber State to 2012 Football Schedule

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    Weber StateBYUThe BYU Cougars have added the Weber State Wildcats to their 2012 football schedule, BYU announced this evening.

    BYU will host Weber State at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on September 8, 2012. In their two previous meetings, both in Provo, the Cougars defeated the Wildcats 45-14 (1973) and 48-3 (1979). Read Full Story »

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    Army & Rice Schedule 2014-15 Home-and-home Football Series

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    RiceArmyThe Army Black Knights and the Rice Owls have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2014 and 2015, Chron.com has reported.

    Yesterday, Army announced their 2013 and 2014 football schedules. Their 2014 schedule included a home game against Rice. Chron.com confirmed that this is a home-and-home series with Army visiting Rice Stadium during the 2015 season. Read Full Story »

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    Army Black Knights announce 2013 & 2014 Football Schedules

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    ArmyThe Army Black Knights have finalized their 2013 and 2014 football schedules, Director of Athletics Boo Corrigan announced today.

    Army opens the 2013 season at home on August 31 against the Morgan State Bears. The Black Knights will also host Stanford, Wake Forest, Boston College, Eastern Michigan and Western Kentucky. Read Full Story »

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    Navy Midshipmen release 2014 Football Schedule

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    NavyThe Navy Midshipmen have released their 2014 football schedule via their 2011 Football Media Guide.

    Navy will open the season on August 30 against the Ohio State Buckeyes at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Navy is 0-4 all-time against Ohio State. Read Full Story »

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    Utah State schedules 3-game Football Series with BYU, adds dates vs. Utah

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    Utah StateThe Utah State Aggies have scheduled a 3-game football series with the BYU Cougars, USU and BYU announced today. USU has also resumed their series with the Utah Utes.

    Utah State and BYU were already scheduled to play each other on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in Provo. The new contract extends the series three games, two of which are at BYU. Read Full Story »

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    BYU & Southern Miss Schedule 2014-15 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Southern MissBYUThe BYU Cougars and Southern Miss Golden Eagles have scheduled a 2014-15 home-and-home football series, Southern Miss announced today.

    BYU will host Southern Miss at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo in 2014. The Cougars will travel to face the Golden Eagles at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg in 2015. Exact dates of both games were not announced. Read Full Story »

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    Temple to open 2013 Football Season at Notre Dame

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    TempleNotre DameThe Temple Owls will open the 2013 football season at Notre Dame, the 2011 Temple football media guide reveals.

    Temple will travel to face the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on August 31, 2013. The game appears to be part of the three-game series that was scheduled between the two schools in February. Read Full Story »

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    Marshall and Navy Schedule 2016 & 2018 Home-and-home Football Series

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    NavyMarshallThe Marshall Thundering Herd and the Navy Midshipmen have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2016 and 2018, Marshall Athletics Director Mike Hamrick announced today.

    Marshall will travel to face Navy at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on September 3, 2016. On October 13, 2018, the Herd will host the Midshipmen at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington. Read Full Story »