Category Archives: Independents

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    Notre Dame Fighting Irish to host Temple Owls in 2017

    By Kevin Kelley -

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the Temple Owls on Sept. 2, 2017, ESPN reported today. The game was initially scheduled for Sept. 26, 2015, but the game was pushed back so that the Fighting Irish could play the UMass Minutemen on that date. Read Full Story »

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    CBS to televise Navy-Notre Dame from Aviva Stadium in Ireland at 9 a.m. ET

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Aviva StadiumCBS announced this afternoon that they will televised Navy vs. Notre Dame at 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 1. The game will be played at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.

    The broadcast team will feature Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth while Tracy Wolfson will report from the sidelines. Local time in Ireland at kickoff will be 2 p.m.

    Aviva Stadium opened on May 14, 2010 and seats 51,700. The stadium is home to the Irish Rugby Football Union and the Republic of Ireland national football team. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Notre Dame to host UMass in 2015

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    UMassNotre DameThe Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the UMass Minutemen in 2015, has reported.

    The contest could reunite Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly and UMass head coach Charley Molnar. Molnar was Kelly’s offensive coordinator at Notre Dame in 2010 and 2011. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Georgia Tech to cancel two future games against BYU

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Georgia TechBYUGeorgia Tech is planning to cancel future football games against BYU in 2014 and 2017, the AJC reported earlier this week.

    The Yellow Jackets are currently slated to host the Cougars on Oct. 11, 2014 and travel to Provo on Oct. 14, 2017. The two games are part of a four-game, home-and-home series that was scheduled in October 2010. Read Full Story »

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    Notre Dame sets kickoff times for 2012 Football Home Games

    By Kevin Kelley -

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have announced kickoff times for their 2012 home games, their contest at Soldier Field in Chicago and their annual Spring game. All home games, except for Michigan, will be televised by NBC at 3:30 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »

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    BYU to schedule Wisconsin? “Good chance” says BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall

    By Kevin Kelley -

    BYU CougarsSpeaking to reporters after their third spring football practice, BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall told reporters there is a “good chance” that the Cougars could schedule Wisconsin.

    Last year rumors were rampant that BYU was in talks with several big name schools for future home-and-home and two-for-one games. Only one of those rumors has panned out so far, resulting in a single game at Nebraska in 2015. Read Full Story »

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    Nebraska to host BYU in 2015

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    NebraskaBYUThe BYU Cougars will travel to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers in 2015, the schools have announced.

    BYU and Nebraska will square off at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln on Sept. 5, 2015. The game will mark the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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    BYU Cougars announce 2012 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    BYU CougarsThe BYU Cougars have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Boise State, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Oregon State and Utah.

    BYU will open the 2012 season at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Sept. 1 against the Washington State Cougars, followed by a home contest against the Weber State Wildcats on Sept. 8. Read Full Story »

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    Southern Miss releases 2014-15 Home-and-home Football dates against BYU

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Southern MissBYUThe Southern Miss Golden Eagles have released their 2014-15 home-and-home series dates against BYU on their official website.

    BYU will host Southern Miss at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Nov. 8, 2014. On Oct. 17, 2015, the Cougars will travel to face the Golden Eagles at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg. Read Full Story »

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    East Carolina and BYU schedule 2017-18 Home-and-home Football Series

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    East CarolinaBYUThe East Carolina Pirates and the BYU Cougars have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2017 and 2018, the two schools announced this afternoon.

    East Carolina will host BYU at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, NC during the 2017 season. In 2018, the Pirates will travel to face the Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT. Exact dates for the series are to be announced. Read Full Story »

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    Big East adds Navy as Football member in 2015

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    Big EastThe Big East has added the Navy Midshipmen as a football-only member beginning with the 2015 season, the conference officially announced this afternoon.

    The Naval Academy has never been a member of a football conference. The Midshipmen have been an Independent since they began playing football in 1879. Read Full Story »

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    Army and Boston College swap 2012-13 Home-and-home Dates

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    Boston CollegeArmyArmy and Boston College have swapped their 2012-13 home-and-home football series dates, Army announced this afternoon.

    Boston College will now travel to face Army at Michie Stadium in West Point, NY on Oct. 6, 2012. The Eagles will host the Black Knights at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill on Oct. 5, 2013. Read Full Story »

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    Navy Midshipmen announce 2012 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Navy MidshipmenThe Navy Midshipmen have announced their 2012 football schedule, which is highlighted by games against Notre Dame (at Dublin, Ireland), Air Force, Army and Penn State.

    Navy opens the 2012 season against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Sept. 1. The two schools will meet at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.

    The meeting in Ireland will be the second for Navy and Notre Dame. The two schools played in the Emerald Isle Classic in Croke Park in 1996. Read Full Story »

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    Rice Owls add Notre Dame Fighting Irish to 2014 Football Schedule

    By Tim K. -

    Notre DameRiceThe Rice Owls have added the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to their 2014 football schedule, the school announced today.

    Rice will travel to play Notre Dame in South Bend on a date to be determined. The game will be the fifth meeting between the schools.

    Notre Dame leads the overall series 4-0. The last meeting between the two schools was Nov. 5, 1988 at Notre Dame Stadium. The Irish won that game 54-11. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Notre Dame and Stanford may play 2013 Football Game in China

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    StanfordNotre DamePac-12 commissioner Larry Scott hopes to “expand the presence” of their universities in China. That may happen as Notre Dame and Stanford have discussed playing their 2013 football game there.

    The game is currently set for November 30, 2013 at Stanford Stadium in California. If the two schools agree to the location change, it’s likely that the game would be played earlier in the season. Read Full Story »