Category Archives: Mtn. West

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    TCU Horned Frogs accept invitation to join Big 12 Conference

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    TCUThe 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 »

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    New Mexico & UTSA Schedule 2013-14 Home-and-Home Football Series

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    UTSANew MexicoThe 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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    Boise State and BYU agree to 12-year Football Series

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    BYUBoise StateThe 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 »

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    Tulsa and Fresno State Schedule 2012 & 2014 Home-and-home Football Series

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    TulsaFresno StateThe Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Fresno State Bulldogs have agreed to a home-and-home football series, Tulsa World has reported.

    The first game will be played at H.A. Chapman stadium in Tulsa on September 29, 2012. In 2014, Tulsa will visit Bulldog Stadium in Fresno in the final game of the series. The date for the series finale hasn’t been announced yet. Read Full Story »

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    Southern Miss & Boise State Schedule 2012-13 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Southern MissBoise StateThe Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles and the Boise State Broncos have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2012 and 2013, Southern Miss announced Wednesday.

    Southern Miss will host Boise State at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on October 6, 2012. To complete the home-and-home series, the Golden Eagles will travel to face the Broncos at Bronco Stadium September 28, 2013. Read Full Story »

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    Georgia & New Mexico add Southern to Future Football Schedules

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    SouthernGeorgia and New Mexico have each added a game against the Southern Jaguars to their future football schedules, TheAdvocate.com has reported.

    Both games are currently tentative, however, as they were scheduled by Southern football coach Stump Mitchell. The school is currently without an athletics director. Southern Chancellor James Llorens will have to “sign off on it.” 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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    Washington Huskies announce changes to 2012 Football Schedule

    By Tim K. -

    WashingtonThe Washington Huskies have announced changes to their 2012 football schedule. The Huskies’ game vs. Nevada, originally scheduled for September 8, 2012, has been moved to September 8, 2018.

    The Huskies have added a home game with San Diego State on September 1, 2012 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Read Full Story »

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    Colorado & Utah now official members of expanded Pac-12

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Pac-12The Colorado Buffaloes and Utah Utes are now officially members of the newly expanded Pac-12. For football, the conference now consists of two divisions with the winners facing off in a championship game.

    Colorado has been a member of the Big 12 Conference since 1996. Prior to that, they competed in the Big Eight Conference before it expanded and renamed to the Big 12.

    The Buffaloes won the Big 12 championship in 2001 and finished the season 10-3. As members of the Big Eight Conference in 1990, Colorado went 11-1-1 and won the AP national championship. Read Full Story »

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    Boise State officially a member of the Mountain West Conference

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    Boise StateThe Boise State Broncos are now officially a member of the Mountain West Conference. The Broncos announced their move to the MWC last June.

    Boise State opens their 2011 season on September 3 in the Chick-fil-A College Kickoff against the Georgia Bulldogs. The game will be televised by ESPN at 8:00 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »

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    Air Force at Navy Football Game to be televised by CBS

    By Kevin Kelley -

    NavyAir ForceThe Air Force at Navy football game scheduled for Saturday, October 1 has been moved to 12:00 p.m. ET and will now be televised by CBS. The game was previously slated for 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network.

    The game is part of a triple-header for CBS on October 1. Following Air Force-Navy is College Football Today at 3:00 p.m. ET, and then SEC games at 3:30 and 8:00 p.m. ET. The SEC games have yet to be announced. Read Full Story »

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    Mountain West Conference sets Football Opponents for 2012 & 2013

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    MWCThe Mountain West Conference has set the future football opponents for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The MWC will have ten members starting in 2012 and each school will play eight conference games.

    Listed below are the opponents for each MWC school for 2012 and 2013. Dates and times will be released at a later date.

    Note: Only Boise State, Hawaii and Nevada have been released as of 06/13/2011. Others will be filled in as they are announced. Read Full Story »

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    Mountain West adopts Eight-Game Football Schedule, reveals New Logo

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    MWCThe Mountain West announced that have adopted an eight-game conference football schedule starting in 2012. They also revealed their new logo.

    The MWC will play a seven-game schedule in 2011 before moving to eight in 2012. That’s when Fresno State, Hawaii and Nevada join the conference, while TCU departs for the Big East. Read Full Story »

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    UNLV and Utah State Schedule 2012-13 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Utah StateUNLVThe UNLV Rebels and the Utah State Aggies have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2012 and 2013, UNLV announced this week.

    UNLV will travel to face Utah State at Romney Stadium in Logan on September 29, 2012. The Rebels will host the Aggies at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on September 28, 2013. Read Full Story »

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    Louisiana Tech adds Rice, UNLV and Virginia to Future Football Schedules

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Louisiana TechLouisiana Tech has scheduled future football games with Rice, UNLV and Virginia, the school announced today.

    The agreement with the Rice Owls is a home-and-home series. Tech will host Rice at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston on September 15, 2012. Read Full Story »