The BYU Cougars updated their 2011 and 2012 football schedules during their Media Day today. Among the updates were television coverage for 2011 and two opponents added to the 2012 schedule.
In 2011, a total of 10 BYU football games will be televised by the ESPN family of networks. Four games are already slated for ESPN and two for ESPN2. Games against San Jose State, Idaho and New Mexico State will be televised by an ESPN station TBA. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars are officially a Football Bowl Subdivision independent today. This is the first time in school history that they will compete without a conference affiliation in football.
BYU leaves behind the Mountain West, a conference they competed in from 1999 through 2010. They won the conference title in 2001, 2006 and 2007 and tied for a share of first in 1999. Read Full Story »
The Air Force at Navy football game scheduled for Saturday, October 1 has been moved to 12:00 p.m. ET and will now be televised by CBS. The game was previously slated for 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network.
The game is part of a triple-header for CBS on October 1. Following Air Force-Navy is College Football Today at 3:00 p.m. ET, and then SEC games at 3:30 and 8:00 p.m. ET. The SEC games have yet to be announced. 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 »
In a radio interview on 1280 The Zone, BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe was asked about the numerous future schedule rumors for the Cougars. Holmoe stated that the “internet rumors are mainly wrong.”
Holmoe was on The Gordon Monson show and was asked about BYU’s future schedules due to the many rumors on the Internet. Holmoe had the following to say regarding their schedules: 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 »
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 »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Stanford Cardinal have extended their football series through the 2019 season, Stanford announced today.
Following their game on November 26, 2011, Notre Dame and Stanford will play each year through 2019. The series will alternate home-and-home for eight consecutive seasons. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have agreed to play in the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl if they do not receive a BCS bid, the school announced today.
The game is scheduled for Friday, December 30 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas at 11:00 a.m. CT (ESPN). BYU will face a team from Conference USA. 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 »
The Baylor Bears have made several changes to their future football schedules according to their official website. Most notable is the removal of a home-and-home series with Navy.
Baylor was scheduled to host Navy on September 19, 2015 and travel to Annapolis on September 3, 2016. Both of those games have been removed. The Bears will now host Lamar on September 12, 2015 and need one more game in 2016. Read Full Story »
The Navy Midshipmen have released their 2012 and 2013 football schedules, the school announced today.
Navy opens the 2012 season on September 1 against Notre Dame at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. Read Full Story »
The Temple Owls and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have scheduled a three-game football series beginning with the 2014 season, Temple announced Thursday afternoon.
Notre Dame will make its first ever appearance at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on October 11, 2014 in the first game of the series. Read Full Story »
The Hawaii Warriors and the Navy Midshipmen have scheduled a 2013 and 2015 home-and-home football series, Hawaii announced Friday.
Hawaii will travel to face Navy at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland on November 9, 2013. Read Full Story »
Several sources have reported that the BYU Cougars and the TCU Horned Frogs will likely play a non-conference football game in 2011.
The Star-Telegram says that, despite speculation, the game will not be played on Thanksgiving weekend at Cowboys Stadium. Read Full Story »