Category Archives: Independents

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    BYU Cougars announce 2013 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    The BYU Cougars have announced their 2013 football schedule, which features games against Boise State, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin.

    BYU announced their schedule this evening on BYUtv. The 2013 season will be the third for Brigham Young as an independent in football.

    Due to the Mountain West Conference expending to 12 teams and adding a championship game, BYU and Hawaii have canceled their 2013 contest which was scheduled for Dec. 7. Read Full Story »

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    BYU & Nevada Schedule 3-game Football Series

    By Kevin Kelley -

    BYU-NevadaThe BYU Cougars and the Nevada Wolf Pack have scheduled a 3-game football series for 2013, 2014, and 2019, both BYU and Nevada announced this evening.

    Nevada will host the first game of the series at Mackay Stadium in Reno on Nov. 30, 2013. The final two games will be played at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Oct. 18, 2014 and Sept. 21, 2019. Read Full Story »

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    Navy Midshipmen post 2016 Non-Conference Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Navy MidshipmenThe Navy Midshipmen have posted their 2016 non-conference football schedule to their official website, which includes games against Air Force, Army, and Notre Dame.

    Navy is set to open the 2016 season at home against the Fordham Rams on Sept. 3. After playing at Air Force on Oct. 1, the Midshipmen face Notre Dame at a site to be determined on Nov. 5. Read Full Story »

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    Report: BYU Cougars to host Idaho State Bengals in 2013

    By Kevin Kelley -

    LaVell Edwards StadiumThe BYU Cougars will host the Idaho State Bengals in 2013, Matt Gittins of KPVI News 6 announced via Twitter.

    The game will be played on Nov. 16, 2013 at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo. It will be the fifth meeting between the two schools, but only the second since 1951. BYU leads the series 4-0.

    Middle Tennessee was slated to play at BYU on Nov. 16, but that game will likely be moved to one of three open dates on BYU’s schedule: Sept. 14, Sept. 28, or Nov. 30. Read Full Story »

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    Texas State to play Prairie View A&M; 2013 Schedule Update

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Texas State BobcatsThe Texas State Bobcats have added the Prairie View A&M Panthers to their 2013 football schedule, the San Marcos Daily Record reported last month.

    Texas State will host Prairie View A&M at Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos. A date for the game is to be announced.

    The game tentatively completes the non-conference schedule for the Bobcats in 2013… Read Full Story »

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    2013 College Football Schedule: Teams that need Non-Conference Games

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Missouri TigersMost 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. Read Full Story »

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    Alabama Crimson Tide win 2013 BCS National Championship Game

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Alabama Crimson TideThe Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 42-14 Monday night in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game.

    Alabama (13-1, 7-1 SEC) is the first team to win back-to-back BCS championships and has claimed the BCS title three times in the past four years.

    A.J. McCarron completed 20-of-28 passes for 264 yards and four touchdowns and Eddie Lacy, the MVP of the championship game, rushed 20 times for 140 yards and a touchdown. Read Full Story »

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    Boston College adds New Mexico State to 2013 Football Schedule, will open vs. Stony Brook

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Boston CollegeThe Boston College Eagles have added a game against New Mexico State to their 2013 football schedule and will open the season vs. Stony Brook, several sources have reported.

    The Stony Brook Seawolves will visit Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill to open the 2013 season on Aug. 31. This matchup was previously reported, but the date was recently reported by Newsday writer Greg Logan (via

    Stony Brook, a member of the Colonial Athletic Association in the FCS, has never faced Boston College in football. Read Full Story »

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    Navy, Notre Dame to play at FedEx Field in 2014

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Navy-Notre DameNavy and Notre Dame will play at FedEx Field in Landover, MD in 2014, Navy announced today. The game is set for Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

    “FedExField did a fine job of hosting the Army-Navy game and we are looking forward to another sold out event in 2014,” said Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk.

    “The Navy and Notre Dame game highlights two outstanding collegiate programs,” said Redskins Chief Marketing Officer Gershman. Read Full Story »

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    2013 BCS National Championship Game Tickets – Notre Dame vs. Alabama

    By Kevin Kelley -

    2013 BCS National Championship GameThe 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game features the Notre Dame Fighting Irish against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Tickets for the game are available through our preferred vendor

    The game will be played at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL on Monday, January 7, 2013 (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN).

    As of Dec. 12, the cheapest ticket is $1,344 in the corner of the upper deck. Read Full Story »

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    Idaho adds Florida State to 2013 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Doak Campbell StadiumThe Idaho Vandals have added the Florida State Seminoles to their 2013 football schedule, Idaho’s official website indicates.

    Idaho will travel to face Florida State at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Nov. 23, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    The addition of FSU completes Idaho’s 2013 football schedule. Read Full Story »

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    Black Knights, Midshipmen to meet in 113th Army-Navy Game on Saturday

    By Kevin Kelley -

    The Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen will face off on Saturday in the 113th edition of the Army-Navy game. The game will by played at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA (3 p.m. ET, CBS). Read Full Story »

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    Game of the Week – (1) Notre Dame at USC

    By Josh Adams -

    Notre Dame-USCAll eyes turn to Hollywood Saturday night as the long time rivals Notre Dame Fighting Irish battle the reeling USC Trojans. These two programs have engaged in some historic games throughout their rivalry. Usually, one or both of these teams are highly ranked and this game has national title implications. This year is no different, but it has bucked the recent trend of USC being the team that is ranked.

    The Irish have put together a remarkable run in 2012 and a win over USC would propel them into the BCS Championship. The only thing that stands in their way to glory is a USC team that went into this season ranked #1, but have had several disappointing losses and have put their head coach’s job in jeopardy. While USC may not be as deep with talent due to scholarship reductions, they have some dangerous weapons on offense that could give the stout Irish defense all they can handle. Read Full Story »

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    Minnesota, New Mexico State finalize 2013-14 Home-and-Home Football Series

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Minnesota-New Mexico StateThe Minnesota Golden Gophers and the New Mexico State Aggies have finalized a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, the Star Tribune has reported.

    In the first game of the series on Sept. 7, 2013, Minnesota will travel to Las Cruces to face New Mexico State at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The second and final game will be hosted by the Gophers on Sept. 13, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

    Minnesota was previously slated to face North Carolina on the same two dates, but the Gophers canceled the series and payed the Tar Heels an $800,000 buyout. Read Full Story »

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    Rice, New Mexico State schedule 2013-14 Home-and-home Football Series

    By Kevin Kelley -

    NMSU-RiceThe Rice Owls and the New Mexico State Aggies have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, The Houston Chronicle has reported via Twitter. The two schools have never met in football.

    In the first game of the series, Rice will travel to face New Mexico State at Aggie Memorial Stadium on Oct. 19, 2013. The second and final game of the series will be played at Rice Stadium in Houston on Sept. 6, 2014. Read Full Story »