Category Archives: Independents

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

    By Tim K. -

    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

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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

    By Tim K. -

    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

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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 »

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    Army Black Knights Announce 2011 & 2012 Football Schedules

    By Kevin Kelley -

    The Army Black Knights have announced their 2011 and 2012 football schedules (GoArmySports.com).

    In 2011, Army will host San Diego State, Northwestern, Tulane and Fordham. They will travel to face Northern Illinois, Ball State, Miami (OH), Vanderbilt, Air Force and Temple.  Read Full Story »

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    Notre Dame & Texas in Discussions for 4-game Home-and-home Football Series

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    The Notre Dame Irish and Texas Longhorns are in discussions for a four-game home-and-home football series, Statesman.com is reporting.

    The games would be played in 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2020. Exact dates and sites have not been disclosed. Read Full Story »

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    Penn State adds Navy to 2012 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

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    Miami, Notre Dame Set Dates for Soldier Field Game and Home-and-home Series

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    The Miami Hurricanes and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have set the dates for their game at Soldier Field and their ensuing home-and-home football series, The Miami-Herald has reported.

    The Canes and Irish will meet at Soldier Field in Chicago on October 6, 2012. It will be the first contest between the two schools away from their home stadiums since the 1979 Mirage Bowl in Tokyo, Japan. Notre Dame won that game 40-15. Read Full Story »

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    Notre Dame Cancels 2013 Game against Army at Yankee Stadium

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    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have canceled, or backed out of a rumored game in 2013 against the Army Black … Read Full Story »

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    South Carolina adds Navy to 2011 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    South CarolinaNavyThe South Carolina Gamecocks have added the Navy Midshipmen to their 2011 football schedule, the schools announced on Wednesday.

    The Gamecocks will host the Midshipmen at Williams-Brice Stadium on September 17, 2011. It will be the first meeting between the two schools since 1988. Read Full Story »