The Air Force Falcons of the Mountain West Conference and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, an FBS Independent school, have agreed to a home-and-home football series starting with the 2011 season.
The series will begin when Air Force visits Notre Dame Stadium on October 8, 2011. The series finale will take place when the Fighting Irish visit Falcon Stadium during the 2013 season. Read Full Story »
The Iowa State Cyclones and the Utah Utes have canceled their 2011 football game (source). The game was to be played at Utah on Thursday, September 1, 2011.
With both the Pac-10 and the Big 12 adopting nine-game conference schedules starting in 2011, both schools mutually agreed to cancel the game. Read Full Story »
The West Virginia Mountaineers will take on the BYU Cougars in a non-conference game at FedEx Field, West Virginia has announced.
FedEx Field is home to the NFL’s Washington Redskins. The game is scheduled for September 24, 2016 and will mark the first ever meeting between the Cougars and Mountaineers. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have announced that they will leave the Mountain West for the 2011-12 season and become an independent in football, while joining the WCC for other sports.
BYU originally scheduled to go to the WAC for everything expect football, but canceled those plans when the Mountain West took Nevada and Fresno State. Read Full Story »
The Utah State Aggies announced today that they have signed a four-game home-and-home series with the Wyoming Cowboys.
The series will begin on October 8, 2011 when Utah State hosts Wyoming at Romney Stadium in Logan. Utah State will then visit War Memorial Stadium in Laramie on September 13, 2014. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars and Texas Longhorns have agreed to a home-and-home football series, the schools have announced. The series will kickoff in 2013 with a game in Provo, followed by the finale in 2014 with a game in Austin.
With the addition of this series the Cougars and Longhorns are scheduled to meet three times over the next five years, with the first meeting coming on September 10, 2011 at Texas. Read Full Story »
After news came that BYU was planning to become an independent in football and join the WAC for all other sports, the Mountain West made a move by inviting WAC members Fresno State and Nevada to join in 2011.
Fresno State will have to pay a $5 million buyout to the WAC for leaving, under the terms reached after Boise State planned to leave. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars may leave the Mountain West conference to become an independent in football, various sources have reported. BYU would join the WAC in all other sports.
Currently, the only independent schools in football are Army, Navy and Notre Dame. Read Full Story »
The Kansas State Wildcats and Oregon Ducks home-and-home football series in 2011-12 has been canceled, RegisterGuard.com has reported.
Kansas State was scheduled to host Oregon on September 3, 2011 and travel to face the Ducks on September 1, 2012. Read Full Story »
The Big 12, Mountain West and WAC future football schedules have been updated. Updates reflect the recent conference changes by Boise State, Colorado, Nebraska and Utah.
Boise State is heading to the Mountain West in July of 2011. From 2011 forward, their WAC opponents have been removed from their schedules, and Boise State has been removed from all of the WAC future schedules. The Broncos won’t be added to any Mountain West schedules until the conference announces their new scheduling format. Read Full Story »
The Utah Utes will accept an invitation to join the Pac-10 on Thursday, various sources have reported.
The addition of Utah will make the Pac-10 a 12-team conference. Colorado accepted an invitation last week, and both schools will join for the 2012 season, but possibly for the 2011 season. Read Full Story »
The Mountain West Conference announced today that the Boise State Broncos have joined the MWC effective July 1, 2011. The … Read Full Story »
The Colorado State Rams and the UTSA Roadrunners have scheduled a four-game football series for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, the schools announced this week. Read Full Story »
The Michigan Wolverines have added the San Diego State Aztecs to their 2011 football schedule, AnnArbor.com has reported. The contract is not complete yet and no date has been announced. Read Full Story »