Category Archives: NCAA

  • ESPN, NBC, Big Ten Network, MAC announce times for over 100 games

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    Florida State QB E.J. ManuelESPN, NBC and the Big Ten Network each announced times and coverage for over 100 college football games today. The Mid-American Conference (MAC) also released several kickoff times this afternoon.

    The ESPN family of networks (ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3) added 68 games to their slate, including five season-openers on Thursday, Aug. 30. That night is highlighted by South Carolina at Vanderbilt (7 p.m. ET) and Washington State at BYU (10:15 p.m. ET) on ESPN. Read Full Story »

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  • NBC Sports announces 2012 College Football TV Schedule

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    NBC UniversalNBC and NBC Sports have announced their 2012 college football TV schedule, which features 17 FBS games and 15 FCS games.

    The 2012 slate of games on the NBC networks kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 3:30 p.m. ET with Purdue at Notre Dame on NBC and Delaware State at Delaware on NBC Sports Network. Read Full Story »

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  • Washington Huskies complete 2013 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    Eastern Washington at Washington (2011)The Washington Huskies have completed their 2013 non-conference football schedule with a home game against Idaho State, The Seattle Times has reported.

    Washington will host Idaho State, an FCS team, at Husky Stadium in Seattle on Sept. 21, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    The match-up will also be Washington’s second against an FCS team since 1992. Read Full Story »

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  • CBS announces partial 2012 Football TV Schedule; SEC Championship Game set

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    SECCBS officially announced a partial 2012 football TV schedule this morning as well as the kickoff time for the 2012 SEC Championship Game in Atlanta.

    CBS will televise 15 SEC football games in 2012, including the 2012 SEC Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 4 p.m. ET. The network will also show the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Monday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. ET, which will feature a match-up between teams from the ACC and Pac-12. Read Full Story »

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  • SEC to add Independence Bowl for 2012 and 2013 Seasons

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    AdvoCare V100 Independence BowlThe SEC is set to add the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl as a tie-in for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The official announcement, which could come as early as today, would give the SEC a record 10 bowl tie-ins.

    The SEC would replace the Mountain West, which opted to take a spot in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. The MWC made that move after BYU signed agreements to play in the 2012 Poinsettia Bowl and the 2013 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. Read Full Story »

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  • Big Ten presidents prefer ‘status quo’ over four-team college football playoff

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    Big TenIn a conference call this morning, the Big Ten Conference announced that their presidents prefer the “status quo” over a four-team college football playoff.

    “If the Big Ten presidents were to vote today, we would vote for the status quo,” Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman said on the conference call. “We think it best serves college football. We think it best protects our student-athletes. I don’t think any of us are anxious … to ask our student-athletes to play a 15th game.” Read Full Story »

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  • SEC approves 6-1-1 Football Schedule Format, sets Cross-Division Rivals

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    SECThe SEC has approved the 6-1-1 football schedule format for the foreseeable future, Florida athletics director Jeremy Foley announced today.

    SEC presidents and athletics directors have been debating the future football schedule format this week at their Spring meetings in Destin, Florida.

    The 6-1-1 format means that each SEC team will play six inter-division games, one permanent cross-division game, and one rotating cross-division game. That’s an 8-game SEC schedule, which the conference has played since splitting into divisions in 1992. Read Full Story »

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  • Ohio State, Georgia cancel 2020-21 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Georgia-Ohio StateOhio State and Georgia have canceled their 2020-21 home-and-home football series, FBSchedules.com has learned through documents obtained from UGA.

    The Buckeyes and Bulldogs signed a memorandum of understanding to play the two game series back in December 2010. But the two schools were unable to come up with dates for the games which has resulted in their cancellation. Read Full Story »

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  • SEC to discuss future football schedule format at Spring meetings

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    SECThe 2012 SEC Spring meetings begin today at the Sandestin Hilton in Destin, Florida One of the topics this week will be the future schedule format for football.

    Over the weekend, SEC schedule guru and consultant Larry Templeton indicated that the conference will likely go with the 6-1-1 format. This format means each team plays six divisional games, one permanent cross-division opponent and one rotating cross-division team. Read Full Story »

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  • Virginia, Stanford schedule 2017-18 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Scott StadiumThe Virginia Cavaliers have scheduled a 2017-18 home-and-home football series with the Stanford Cardinal, Virginia’s official website indicates.

    Virginia will host the series opener at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville on Sept. 9, 2017 while the final game will be played at Stanford Stadium on Sept. 8, 2018. The 2017 game will be the first ever meeting between these two schools. Read Full Story »

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  • Bowling Green adds Louisiana Tech, Texas State to Future Football Schedules

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    Bowling Green (2010)The Bowling Green Falcons have added future home-and-home football series against Louisiana Tech and Texas State. The Falcons have also made several other additions and changes to their future schedules which have been posted to their official website.

    Bowling Green and Louisiana Tech will begin their two-game series at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, LA on Sept. 22, 2018. The Falcons will then host the Bulldogs at Doyt Perry Stadium in Bowling Green, OH on Sept. 14, 2019. Read Full Story »

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  • Northwestern adds games vs. Eastern Illinois & Western Michigan, drops Army

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    NorthwesternThe Northwestern Wildcats have added future non-conference football games against Western Michigan and Eastern Illinois and dropped a game against Army, the school announced this week.

    Northwestern will host Eastern Illinois at Ryan Field in Evanston, IL on Sept. 12, 2015. The game completed their 2015 football schedule, which was officially announced on Tuesday.

    Northwestern was scheduled to host Army in 2015, but that game was replaced by the contest against Eastern Illinois. Read Full Story »

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  • Big East AD’s vote to host football championship game on campus

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    Big EastThe Big East athletic directors voted unanimously yesterday to host the conference Football Championship Game on campus.

    The conference hopes to begin staging a championship game in 2013 after Boise State, Houston, Memphis, San Diego State, SMU and UCF join.

    The team with the best record in conference play will host the championship game at it’s stadium. Currently, Conference USA and the Pac-12 also use this format. Read Full Story »

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  • Land Grant Rivalry set to resume in 2015-16

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    Michigan State vs. Penn State (2010)With the release of the 2015-16 Big Ten football schedule yesterday, the Land Grant rivalry between Michigan State and Penn State is set to resume.

    Michigan State will host Penn State at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing on Nov. 14, 2015. The Spartans will then travel to face the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium in University Park on Nov. 12, 2016. Read Full Story »

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  • Big Ten announces 2015 & 2016 Conference Football Schedule

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    Big TenThe Big Ten has announced their 2015 and 2016 conference football schedules. The Big Ten Championship Games will be played on December 5, 2015 and December 3, 2016.

    Big Ten teams will continue to play an 8-game conference schedule after agreeing to a long-term scheduling agreement with the Pac-12. The B1G was previously slated to begin playing >nine conference games in 2017. Read Full Story »

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