The Nevada Wolf Pack have added the Purdue Boilermakers and the Toledo Rockets to their future football schedules, the school announced today.
Nevada will travel to face Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN on Sept. 24, 2016. The Wolf Pack will then host the Boilermakers at Mackay Stadium in Reno on Aug. 31, 2019. The two schools have never met in football. Read Full Story »
The Mountain West has announced the conference opponents for the 2013 through 2016 seasons.
Each MWC team will play four home and four road games per season, which will consist of five games against teams from the same division and three teams from the opposite division. This will allow each MWC school to play all of the other schools every four years. Read Full Story »
The 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 »
The Mountain West has announced their division names, Mountain and West, and also set their inaugural football championship game.
With Boise State and San Diego opting to remain in the conference, the MWC will have a 12-team alignment beginning with the 2013 season. That number also enables them to split into two divisions and stage a championship game. Read Full Story »
The San Diego State Aztecs will remain in the Mountain West Conference in all sports, the MWC and SDSU jointly announced this evening.
The Aztecs were set to join the Big East this summer, but decided to remain in the Mountain West Conference. Boise State made the same decision last month.
“San Diego State University is pleased to be continuing as a full member of the Mountain West Conference,” said SDSU President Dr. Elliot Hirshman. Read Full Story »
San Diego State will remain in the Mountain West Conference rather than join the Big East, ESPN has reported.
The Aztecs could be reinstated as early as today after the presidents of the MWC cast a vote. There needs to be a 75% majority in favor in order for SDSU to remain in the conference.
If the Aztecs do spurn the Big East, they will be the third team to leave the conference before actually playing a game. Read Full Story »
The Boise State Broncos will stay in the Mountain West Conference rather than join the Big East Conference, the MWC announced today.
Boise State will remain a member of the MWC in all sports effective immediately. The Broncos were set to join the Big East on July 1, 2013.
“Without question, conference affiliation has been an odyssey for Boise State, with all the unexpected turns and changes that term suggests,” stated Boise State University president Robert Kustra. Read Full Story »
The New Mexico Lobos have added the Pittsburgh Panthers to their 2013 football schedule, UNM has announced.
New Mexico will travel to face Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Sept. 14, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
“Playing the University of Pittsburgh at Heinz Field in September will be a great experience for our team,” UNM head coach Bob Davie said. “All of us respect the tradition of Pitt football and realize the challenge ahead of us.” Read Full Story »
The Utah Utes and the Fresno State Bulldogs have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2014 and 2015.
Utah will host the first game of the series at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Sept. 6, 2014. The second and final game will be played at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno on Sept. 19, 2015. Read Full Story »
The Colorado State Rams will play at the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2013 and either the 2015 or 2017 season, CSU announced today.
Colorado State will travel to face Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 21, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and will pit Bama coach Nick Saban against his former offensive coordinator Jim McElwain, now the head coach of the Rams. Read Full Story »
The Colorado State Rams will play at the Alabama Crimson Tide in 2013, CSU athletic director Jack Graham announced last night at a CSU Ram Club event.
Colorado State will face Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 21, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and will pit Bama coach Nick Saban against his former offensive coordinator Jim McElwain, now the head coach of the Rams. Read Full Story »
The San Diego State Aztecs have added future football games against California, New Mexico State, and San Jose State, the school announced today.
Agreements with California and New Mexico State call for home-and-home series, while SDSU and San Jose State will play a total of three games.
San Diego State will travel to face Cal at California Memorial Stadium in Berkley on Sept. 12, 2015. The Aztecs will then host the Golden Bears at Qualcomm Stadium on Sept. 10, 2016. Read Full Story »
The UNLV Rebels have scheduled future home-and-home football series vs. BYU and Central Michigan, the school announced today.
UNLV will travel to face BYU at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Nov. 15, 2014. The Rebels will then host the Cougars at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Nov. 14, 2015.
BYU and UNLV have met 18 times since 1978, and most of those meetings were conference games when both were members of the WAC or Mountain West. The Cougars lead the overall series 15-3. Read Full Story »
Last month it was reported that Temple was trying to add a game at Hawaii to their 2012 football schedule, which would have given the Owls 12 games.
Today Temple announced that they have ended negotiations with Hawaii and will not face the Warriors in Honolulu this season. Read Full Story »
The Ohio State Buckeyes have added the San Diego State Aztecs to their 2013 football schedule, the school announced today.
Ohio State will host San Diego State at Ohio Stadium on Sept. 7, 2013. The two schools met three times in the early 2000’s and the Buckeyes came away with the win in each contest.
With the addition of the SDSU game on Sept. 7, Ohio State has moved their home contest against Florida A&M to Sept. 21. Buffalo occupied the Sept. 21 position on OSU’s schedule and has been moved to the season opener on Aug. 31. Read Full Story »