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 »
The Colorado Buffaloes and the Utah Utes will face off on Black Friday, November 25, Utah announced today. Television coverage and a kickoff time will be announced at a later date.
2011 will be the first season in the expanded Pac-12 for both Colorado and Utah. The Buffaloes lead the overall series 30-24-3, but the two schools haven’t played since 1962. Read Full Story »
The Pac-12 conference has announced a “landmark media rights deal” with ESPN and Fox Sports Group. The conference also announced the creation of Pac-12 Media Enterprises, which will own the Pac-12 Network, the Pac-12 Digital Network, and Pac-12 Properties.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott called this a “landmark deal” because the “Pac-12’s member institutions would, for the first time ever, share equally in the revenue from the new arrangement, and that the equal revenue distribution would start immediately when the deal goes into effect in 2012.” Read Full Story »
The USC Trojans at the Colorado Buffaloes football game has been moved back one day to Friday, November 4, ESPN announced today. The game will be televised by ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. PT).
This will be USC’s first trip to Boulder since a non-conference game in 2002. The Trojans lead the overall series against the Buffaloes 5-0. Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Stanford Cardinal have scheduled a 4-game home-and-home football series beginning in 2019, Northwestern announced today.
Stanford will travel to face Northwestern at Ryan Field in Evanston on September 14, 2019. The Cardinal will host the Wildcats at Stanford Stadium in Pal Alto on September 19, 2020. Read Full Story »
The Nevada Wolf Pack and the Oregon State Beavers have tentatively agreed to a 2017-18 home-and-home football series, RGJ.com has reported. Dates and sites for the two games were not announced.
The games against the Beavers would be the first non-conference games scheduled for Nevada in both 2017 and 2018. Read Full Story »
The California Golden Bears will open the 2012 football season at home against the Nevada Wolf Pack, RGJ.com has reported.
The game, which will be played on September 1, 2012, will be the first at Cal’s newly renovated Memorial Stadium. Read Full Story »
California and Colorado will play in 2011 as a non-conference football game, CaliforniaGoldenBlogs.com has reported.
Cal athletics director Sandy Barbour said on Tuesday:
Colorado was just formally signed today (Tuesday, Feb 8th), so that’s official… Read Full Story »
The Auburn Tigers will host the Washington State Cougars during the 2013 season, the Seattle Times has reported. An exact date for the game has not been announced.
It appears that this will be a one-game contract and not a home-and-home series. Read Full Story »
The Oregon Ducks have added the Arkansas State Red Wolves to their 2012 football schedule, ASU has announced.
Oregon will host Arkansas State at Autzen Stadium in Eugene on September 1, 2012. Read Full Story »
The Boise State Broncos and the Washington Huskies have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2013 and 2015 seasons, Boise State announced today.
Washington will host Boise State in the first game at renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle on September 7, 2013. Read Full Story »
The Stanford Cardinal beat the Virginia Tech Hokies 40-12 to win the 2011 Discover Orange Bowl. Our Football Fan Shop now has Stanford champions gear in stock, including short and long-sleeve t-shirts, hats, hoodies, ladies wear and more.
3-day shipping is a flat rate of $4.99, so order as many items as you like (applies to 48 Continental U.S. States only). Read Full Story »