Category Archives: Independents

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    Navy, Texas State Schedule 2012 & 2015 Home-and-home Football Series

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    The Navy Midshipmen and the Texas State Bobcats have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2012 & 2015, the Bobcats have announced. The 2012 game will be the first ever between the two schools.

    Navy will host Texas State at Navy-Marin Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on November 17, 2012. The Midshipmen will travel to face the Bobcats at Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos on September 19, 2015. Read Full Story »

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    BYU adds Ole Miss to 2011 Football Schedule

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    The BYU Cougars have added the Ole Miss Rebels to their 2011 football schedule, the two schools announced today. The game will be played in Oxford, MS on September 3, 2011.

    The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Ole Miss was previously scheduled to host Boise State on this date, but moved the game to 2014 in the Chick-fil-A College Kickoff in Atlanta. Read Full Story »

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    BYU and Notre Dame Set 2012 & 2013 Football Game Dates

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    The BYU Cougars and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have set the dates for their 2012 and 2013 football games, BYU has announced.

    The Fighting Irish will host the Cougars at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend in both years. The 2012 game will be played on October 20 while the 2013 game will be played on November 16. Read Full Story »

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    Notre Dame Fighting Irish release 2011 & 2012 Football Schedules

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    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have released their 2011 and 2012 football schedules. Notre Dame will open 2011 against the USF Bulls and 2012 against Navy in Ireland. Read Full Story »

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    BYU, Georgia Tech Schedule 4-Game Home-and-home Football Series

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    The BYU Cougars and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have scheduled a four-game home-and-home football series, BYU announced today.

    Georgia Tech will host BYU at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta on October 13, 2012 and again on October 11, 2014. Read Full Story »

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    Wake Forest, Notre Dame Schedule 2011 & 2015 Home-and-home Football Series

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    The Wake Forest Demon Deacons announced on Monday that they have agreed to a 2011 and 2015 home-and-home football series with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

    The series will begin when the Irish travel to Winston-Salem to take on Wake Forest at BB&T Field on November 5, 2011. The series finale will take place at Notre Dame Stadium when the Irish host Wake Forest on November 7, 2015. Read Full Story »

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    Air Force, Notre Dame agree to 2011 & 2013 Home-and-home Football Series

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    The Air Force Falcons of the Mountain West Conference and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, an FBS Independent school, have agreed to a home-and-home football series starting with the 2011 season.

    The series will begin when Air Force visits Notre Dame Stadium on October 8, 2011. The series finale will take place when the Fighting Irish visit Falcon Stadium during the 2013 season. Read Full Story »

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    Navy, Notre Dame select Aviva Stadium for 2012 Football Game in Ireland

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    The Naval Academy has announced that their 2012 football game against Notre Dame will be played at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on September 1.

    Aviva Stadium opened in May and seats 51,700. The stadium is home to the Irish rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland national football team. Read Full Story »

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    BYU & UCF Schedule 2011 & 2014 Home-and-home Football Series

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    The BYU Cougars and UCF Knights have agreed to a home-and-home football series in 2011 & 2014, BYU has announced. The 2011 contest will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    BYU will host UCF at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on September 23, 2011. On September 6, 2014, BYU will travel to face UCF at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando. Read Full Story »

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    BYU agrees to a 6-year Football Contract with Notre Dame

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    The BYU Cougars have agreed to a 6-year football contract with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, ESPN has announced. Dates of the games and other details have not been finalized yet.

    BYU and Notre Dame will meet six times through the 2020 season. The Irish lead the overall series against the Cougars 4-2. The two schools last played in 2005, a 49-23 win for Notre Dame in South Bend. Read Full Story »

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    BYU Schedules 2011 & 2012 Football Games with Five WAC Schools

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    The BYU Cougars have scheduled future football games against five WAC schools for 2011 and 2012. The games are part of a scheduling agreement with BYU and the WAC.

    On Tuesday, the Cougars announced that they will leave the Mountain West and go independent in football in 2011. As a result, the WAC has agreed to supply BYU wil five football opponents in 2011 and four in 2012. Listed below are details of each matchup. Read Full Story »

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    BYU Cougars Going Independent in Football

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    The BYU Cougars have announced that they will leave the Mountain West for the 2011-12 season and become an independent in football, while joining the WCC for other sports.

    BYU originally scheduled to go to the WAC for everything expect football, but canceled those plans when the Mountain West took Nevada and Fresno State. Read Full Story »

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    Reports: BYU Cougars to leave Mountain West, become a Football Independent

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    The BYU Cougars may leave the Mountain West conference to become an independent in football, various sources have reported. BYU would join the WAC in all other sports.

    Currently, the only independent schools in football are Army, Navy and Notre Dame. Read Full Story »

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    Notre Dame & Texas Schedule 2015-16, 2019-20 Home-and-home Football Series

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    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Texas Longhorns have scheduled a four-game home-and-home football series, Texas has announced.

    Notre Dame will host Texas at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on September 5, 2015. On September 3, 2016, the Fighting Irish will travel to face the Longhorns at Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. Read Full Story »

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    Navy and Southern Miss Schedule Home-and-home Football Series

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    The Navy Midshipmen and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have scheduled a home-and-home football series, ESPN has reported.

    Navy will host Southern Miss in Annapolis on October 8, 2011. Navy’s return trip to face the Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg has not been announced yet. This will be the first meeting between the schools. Read Full Story »