The Mountain West announced today that San Jose State and Utah State have accepted invitations to join the conference on July 1, 2013.
The addition of San Jose State and Utah State brings the total number of football members in the MWC to 10. The others are Air Force, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, UNLV and Wyoming. Read Full Story »
San Jose State and Utah State appear to be headed for the Mountain West Conference in 2013, several sources have reported.
Although nothing is official yet, multiple sources told The Salt Lake Tribune that Utah State will join the MWC next year and that an official announcement could come in 7-10 days. The Aggies have been a member of the WAC since 2005. Read Full Story »
When Navy announced they were joining the Big East in 2015, it was evident that they would have to ditch several non-conference games. That process has begun as a four-game football series with UNLV has been canceled.
Navy and UNLV were scheduled to meet in Las Vegas in 2014 (Oct. 11) and 2017 (Oct. 7) and in Annapolis in 2015 (Sept. 5) and 2016 (Sept. 17). The 2014 game would have been the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
After months of discussions and legal wrangling, it appears “unlikely” that Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference will merge, sources told Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com.
“There is not much talk about a formal merger of the conferences into one conference entity in the near term, but that is still a future consideration,” a source said.
The two will likely still form some kind of alliance in order to share resources. This will aid in the negotiation of television contracts and non-conference scheduling. Read Full Story »
Boise State and Utah State have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2014 and 2015, the schools announced today.
Boise State will travel to face Utah State at Romney Stadium in Logan on Sept. 27, 2014. The Broncos will then host the Aggies at Bronco Stadium in Boise on Sept, 26, 2015. Read Full Story »
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 »