The UMass Minutemen announced a slate of future non-conference football opponents today, which includes games against BCS teams Boston College, Colorado, Florida, Notre Dame, Penn State and Wisconsin.
UMass will open the 2013 season with a trip to face the Wisconsin Badgers on Aug. 31. After a road game at Kansas State on Sept. 14, the Minutemen will host Vanderbilt on Sept. 21. UMass has never faced Vanderbilt or Wisconsin and is 0-2 against Kansas State. Read Full Story »
The Ohio Bobcats have scheduled a home-and-home football series against the Kansas Jayhawks (2016-17) and the Cincinnati Bearcats (2018 & 2020), the school announced today.
Ohio will travel to face Kansas at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence on Sept. 10, 2016. The Jayhawks will then make their first ever trip to face the Bobcats at Peden Stadium in Athens on Sept. 16, 2017. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the UMass Minutemen in 2015, Gazette.net 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 »
The Minnesota Golden Gophers announced a few changes to their future football schedules this morning.
On Sept. 6, 2014, Minnesota will host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.
The Golden Gophers were previously scheduled to travel to Miami (OH) on Sept. 6, 2014, but will now make the trip to face the RedHawks on Sept. 17, 2016. Read Full Story »
The 2012 Mid-American Conference (MAC) football schedules were released today. The season begins on Thursday, August 30 with Akron, Central Michigan and UMass each hosting non-conference opponents.
Temple is no longer a part of the MAC as they have joined the Big East for the 2012 season. As a result, Bowling Green was moved back to the MAC East Division. Read Full Story »
The Big East has officially announced the addition of the Temple Owls to the conference. Temple will join for football in 2012 and all sports in 2013.
Temple was formerly a member of the Big East in football from 1991 through 2004. The Owls were dismissed from the league and played as an Independent for two years before joining the MAC. Read Full Story »
The Temple Owls will open the 2012 football season against the Villanova Wildcats in the 4th annual Mayor’s Cup.
Temple will host the fourth and final game of the Mayor’s Cup series at Lincoln Financial Field on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Kickoff time and television coverage, if any, will be announced at a later date. Read Full Story »
The Temple Owls are likely to join the Big East conference in all sports in 2012, CBSSports.com has reported.
The Big East is desperate for another school to fill in for West Virginia after the Mountaineers were released to compete in the Big 12 in 2012. Sources told CBSSports.com that the deal with Temple “is done.” Read Full Story »
The Buffalo Bulls have completed their 2013 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.
UB completed their schedule with the addition of a Sept. 21 game at the Ohio State Buckeyes. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the Bulls will receive a $1 million guarantee. Read Full Story »
The Ohio State Buckeyes will host the Buffalo Bulls in 2013, the schools announced today.
Buffalo will travel to face Ohio State at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on September 21, 2013. Buffalo will receive $1 million for the game which is the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The Miami (OH) RedHawks have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.
Miami completed their schedule with the addition of a home game against the Southern Illinois Salukis on Sept. 8, 2012. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
The RedHawks were previously slated to host Missouri in 2012. But since the Tigers moved to the SEC, they had to cancel their matchup. Read Full Story »
The Northern Illinois Huskies have announced their 2012 non-conference football schedule which includes seven home games.
Northern Illinois opens the 2012 season on Sept. 1 against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Huskies are designated as the home team for this game. Read Full Story »
The Central Michigan Chippewas have officially announced their 2012 non-conference football schedule. CMU will host seven games for the first time since 1984.
Central Michigan will open the 2012 season at home against Southeast Missouri State on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. CMU leads the series 1-0 after a 44-27 victory in 2004. Read Full Story »
The Toledo Rockets have scheduled a home-and-home football series with the Cincinnati Bearcats for 2012 and 2014, Toledo announced today.
Toledo will host Cincinnati at the Glass Bowl on October 20, 2012. The Rockets will then travel to face the Bearcats at Nippert Stadium on September 13, 2014. Read Full Story »
The Central Michigan Chippewas have added the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks to their 2012 football schedule, CM-Life.com has reported.
Central Michigan will host Southeast Missouri State in their season opener at Kelly/Shorts Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. CMU leads the series 1-0 after a 44-27 victory in 2004. Read Full Story »