Category Archives: MAC

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    UMass Minutemen announce 2012 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    UMassThe UMass Minutemen have finalized their 2012 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.

    2012 will be the first season for UMass in the Football Bowl Subdivision. The Minutemen announced in April that they were leaving the Colonial Athletic Association in the FCS to join the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Read Full Story »

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    Michigan Wolverines to host UMass Minutemen in 2012

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    UMassMichiganThe Michigan Wolverines have added the UMass Minutemen to their 2012 football schedule, GazetteNet.com has reported.

    Michigan will host UMass at Michigan Stadium on September 15, 2012. In their first and only meeting in 2010, the Minutemen visited Ann Arbor and nearly pulled of a huge upset before falling 42-37. Read Full Story »

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    Boston College, UMass working on Three-game Football Series

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    UMassBoston CollegeThe Boston College Eagles and the UMass Minutemen are working on a new three-game football series, GazetteNet.com has reported.

    Boston College athletic director Gene DeFilippio has stated that the two schools will play a two-for-one series in 2014, 2016 and 2018. Exact dates and locations are to be announced. Read Full Story »

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    UMass, Vanderbilt finalize four-game Home-and-home Football Series

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    VanderbiltUMassThe UMass Minutemen and the Vanderbilt Commodores have finalized their four-game home-and-home football series, Tennessean.com has reported.

    The first game will be played at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville on October 27, 2012. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for UMass against a school from the SEC. Read Full Story »

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    Akron Zips announce Non-conference Opponents through 2016

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    AkronGames against Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, Pittsburgh and Tennessee highlight the future non-conference schedules of the Akron Zips, which were announced by the school today.

    Akron has also scheduled home-and-home series against UCF (2012-13), Louisiana-Lafayette (2013 & 2015) and Marshall (2014 & 2016). Read Full Story »

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    UMass, Vanderbilt close to finalizing 4-game Home-and-home Football Series

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    VanderbiltUMassThe UMass Minutemen and the Vanderbilt Commodores are close to finalizing a four-game home-and-home football series, Tennessean.com has reported.

    The first game would be played in 2012 at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville. It would be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for UMass against a school from the SEC. Read Full Story »

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    Humanitarian Bowl now named Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

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    Famous Idaho Potato BowlThe Humanitarian Bowl, formerly sponsored by uDrove, has a new sponsor and is now called the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.

    The game will be played on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Bronco Stadium in Boise, Idaho (5:30 p.m. ET – ESPN). It features the no. 3 team from the MAC versus a WAC team. Read Full Story »

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    Idaho adds Northern Illinois & UNLV to Future Football Schedules

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    IdahoThe Idaho Vandals have added the Northern Illinois Huskies and the UNLV Rebels to their future football schedules, IdahoStatesman.com has reported.

    Idaho will host Northern Illinois in 2013 and will travel to face the Huskies in 2014. Exact dates for the two games were not announced. Read Full Story »

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    Indiana, UMass schedule 2012 & 2017 Home-and-home Football Series

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    UMassIndianaThe Indiana Hoosiers and the UMass Minutemen have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2012 and 2017 seasons, both schools announced yesterday.

    UMass will host Indiana at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on September 8, 2012. The game will be the first home game for UMass as an FBS school. Read Full Story »

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    Temple to open 2013 Football Season at Notre Dame

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    TempleNotre DameThe Temple Owls will open the 2013 football season at Notre Dame, the 2011 Temple football media guide reveals.

    Temple will travel to face the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on August 31, 2013. The game appears to be part of the three-game series that was scheduled between the two schools in February. Read Full Story »

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    Buffalo Bulls to play at Penn State in 2015

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    Penn StateBuffaloThe Buffalo Bulls have scheduled a game at Penn State in 2015, the Mid-American Conference school announced today.

    Buffalo will travel to face the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium in Happy Valley on September 12, 2015. It will be the second meeting between the two schools. In their first meeting in 2007, Penn State beat Buffalo 45-24 in Happy Valley. Read Full Story »

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    Miami (OH) extends Home-and-home Football Series with Cincinnati & Marshall

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    Miami (OH)The Miami (OH) RedHawks have extended home-and-home football series’ with Cincinnati and Marshall. The games are listed on Miami’s official website.

    The RedHawks will host the Cincinnati Bearcats at Yager Stadium in Oxford on September 16, 2017. Miami will then travel to face Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium on September 15, 2018. Read Full Story »

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    Oklahoma State, Central Michigan Schedule 3-game Football Series

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    Oklahoma StateCentral MichiganThe Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Central Michigan Chippewas have scheduled a 3-game football series beginning in 2015, Drew Ellis of The Morning Sun has reported.

    Oklahoma State will travel to face Central Michigan at Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant in 2015. The Chippewas will then face the Cowboys at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater in two games with dates to be announced. Read Full Story »

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    MAC announces 2011 Football Kickoff Times

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    MACThe Mid-American Conference has announced kickoff times and TV coverage for the 2011 football season. Over 50 games involving MAC teams will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN Plus and regional network stations.

    Several games still have their kickoff and TV times yet to be determined. Those games will be announced during the season, usually one to two weeks prior to kickoff. Read Full Story »

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    Kent State announces 2012-13 Non-conference Football Schedules

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    Kent StateThe Kent State Golden Flashes have announced their 2012 and 2013 non-conference football schedules. The list of opponents includes four teams from BCS conferences.

    Kent State opens the 2012 season at home against Towson on August 30, a team they have never faced before. Three tough road games follow: at Kentucky (09/08), at Rutgers (09/15) and at Army (10/13). Read Full Story »