Conference USA and Mountain West are now talking about forming an alliance rather than merging, sources have told MercuryNews.com and CBSSports.com.
The two conferences announced in October that they planned to merge into one conference. Then last month they announced plans to dissolve both conferences and create a new one for legal reasons. Dissolving would allow them to nullify current television contracts and sign newer, more lucrative ones. Read Full Story »
Last week, the Hawaii Warriors announced their 2012 football schedule. But UH athletic director Jim Donovan says they may add a 13th game to their slate.
Hawaii, which opens the season at USC on Sept. 1, has six home games and six road games. They have two open dates, Sept. 8 and Oct. 20. Read Full Story »
The 2012 Mountain West Conference (MWC) football schedules were released today. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 22 with Air Force at UNLV and Nevada at Hawaii.
The 2012 season will be the first in the MWC for Fresno State, Hawaii and Nevada. Each school comes from the WAC. 2011 was the final season for the TCU Horned Frogs in the MWC after they announced they were joining the Big East and ultimately the Big 12. Read Full Story »
Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference plan to dissolve and form a new conference, the MWC announced today.
Last October, the two conferences announced that they were combining into one football association. But for legal reasons, both conferences will dissolve and form “…a new intercollegiate athletic association that would begin competition in the 2013-14 academic year.” Read Full Story »
The Nevada Wolf Pack have scheduled a home-and-home football series with the USF Bulls for 2012 and 2015, Nevada announced this morning.
Nevada will host USF at Mackay Stadium in Reno on September 8, 2012. The Wolf Pack will then travel to face the Bulls at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on October 3, 2015. The game in 2012 will be the first ever meeting between the schools. Read Full Story »
The UNLV Rebels have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule, Director of Athletics Jim Livengood announced today.
The Rebels have added a home game against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks on Sept. 8, which gives UNLV a 13-game schedule. Since the Rebels are traveling to face Hawaii, they are taking advantage of The Hawaii Exemption. Read Full Story »
The TCU Horned Frogs are the 2011 Mountain West Conference football champions! Our Fan Shop now has TCU champions gear in stock, including short and long-sleeve t-shirts and hats.
3-Day shipping for orders over $50 is free (use code HShip50). 3-day shipping is a flat rate of $4.99 for orders $50 and under, so order as many items as you like (applies to 48 Continental U.S. States only). Click on the picture below to be taken to the main page of the TCU fan shop. Read Full Story »
Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference have announced that they will combine into one football association.
The partnership will create a single football-only association consisting of 22 teams. That number could change if some members of either C-USA or MWC leave for another conference. CBS.com’s Brett McMurphy reported yesterday that the Big East is prepared to invite Air Force, Boise State, Navy and UCF. Read Full Story »
The Wyoming Cowboys have added North Dakota to their 2015 football schedule, WDAZ has reported.
Wyoming will host North Dakota at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie on September 5, 2015. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The 2012 Army Black Knights vs. Air Force Falcons football game has been moved to Michie Stadium in West Point, Army announced today.
The game was scheduled to be played at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York on November 3, 2012. However, a “potential scheduling conflict with the 2012 Major League Baseball postseason led to the move.” Read Full Story »
The TCU Horned Frogs have accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference in all sports, effective on July 1, 2012.
TCU received an invitation from the Big 12 last week following the departure of Texas A&M to the SEC. The addition of TCU gives the Big 12 a total of ten schools. Read Full Story »
The New Mexico Lobos and the UTSA Roadrunners have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, UTSA announced today.
New Mexico will host UTSA at University Stadium in Albuquerque on August 31, 2013. On October 4, 2014, the Lobos will travel to face the Roadrunners at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
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The Boise State Broncos and the BYU Cougars have agreed to a 12-year football series, the two schools announced today.
Boise State and BYU originally signed a four-year contract in 2008 for games between 2012 and 2015. The new agreement extends the series out to 2023 for a total of 12 games. The series will be home-and-home, with games in Boise, Idaho in even years and in Provo, Utah in odd years. Read Full Story »