California and Colorado, both members of the Pac-12, will face off in a non-conference football game this weekend. The Colorado Buffaloes are playing their inaugural season in the expanded conference.
The game between the two Pac-12 schools is considered a non-conference game because they signed a home-and-home agreement back in 2004. The first game of the series was at California last season (a 52-7 win for the Golden Bears) with the second game scheduled for 2011. Read Full Story »
The Tennessee Volunteers will buy out of their 2013 football game at Oregon, Rob Moseley of The Register Guard announced on Twitter.
Tennessee and Oregon signed a contract for a home-and-home series back in 2005. In the first game in 2010, the Ducks crushed the Volunteers 48-13 in Knoxville. Read Full Story »
The Oregon State Beavers have finalized their 2012 non-conference football schedule, OSU Director of Athletics Bob De Carolis announced today.
Oregon State will open the 2012 season at home on September 1 against the Nicholls State Colonels, a member of the Southland Conference in the FCS. Read Full Story »
Rice has scheduled home-and-home football series with the Stanford Cardinal and Northwestern Wildcats, Chron.com has reported.
Rice will face Stanford in the 2016 and 2017 seasons and Northwestern in the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Exact dates and locations for each game have not been announced. Read Full Story »
The Oregon State Beavers have added the Nicholls State Colonels to their 2012 football schedule, Nicholls announced earlier this week.
The Nicholls State release states that they will “…open the 2012 football season in Corvallis, Oregon…” That likely means that the Colonels will visit Reser Stadium on September 1. Read Full Story »
The Oregon Ducks have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule with the addition of a home game against the Fresno State Bulldogs.
All three of Oregon’s 2012 non-conference games are at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. Oregon opens the season on September 1 against Arkansas State. The Ducks also host Fresno State on September 8 and Montana State on September 15. Read Full Story »
The Utah Utes and KJZZ-TV have announced a local partnership for football television coverage, the school announced Friday.
KJZZ-TV will broadcast Utah’s 2011 season opener against Montana State on Thursday, September 1. Other games will be announced at a later date. Read Full Story »
The Utah State Aggies have scheduled a 3-game football series with the BYU Cougars, USU and BYU announced today. USU has also resumed their series with the Utah Utes.
Utah State and BYU were already scheduled to play each other on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in Provo. The new contract extends the series three games, two of which are at BYU. Read Full Story »
The Arizona Wildcats have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule with the addition of South Carolina State, TucsonCitizen.com has reported.
Arizona will open the 2012 season with three straight non-conference games at home: Toledo on Sept. 1, Oklahoma State on Sept. 8 and South Carolina State on Sept. 15. Read Full Story »
The 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 »
The Oregon State Beavers have completed their 2014 non-conference football schedule with the addition of the Portland State Vikings, the school announced today.
Oregon State will open the 2014 season against Portland State at home on August 30. OSU leads the overall series 3-0. Read Full Story »
The 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 »
The BYU Cougars and Hawaii Warriors have signed an agreement to play football almost every year through 2020, StarAdvertiser.com has reported.
Specific dates and locations were not discussed which shows that the contract will be fluid as the years progress. BYU, which plays its first season as an FBS Independent in 2011, needs some regular opponents to fill out their future schedules. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Stanford Cardinal have extended their football series through the 2019 season, Stanford announced today.
Following their game on November 26, 2011, Notre Dame and Stanford will play each year through 2019. The series will alternate home-and-home for eight consecutive seasons. Read Full Story »
The 2011 Pac-12 ABC/ESPN College Football TV schedule was announced today. This is a preliminary schedule, as more dates will be added leading up to and during the 2011 season.
Overall, ABC and ESPN will televise more than 20 Pac-12 football games. TV selections by Fox Sports Net, Versus and FX will be announced in early June. Read Full Story »