Category Archives: NCAA

  • Nicholls State postpones opener at Oregon State due to Hurricane Isaac

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    Reser StadiumNicholls State has postponed their 2012 season-opener at Oregon State due to damage caused by Hurricane Isaac.

    The game was set for Saturday, Sept. 1 and was to be televised by the Pac-12 Network at 12 p.m. PT. A makeup date for the game has not been announced.

    Officials from Nicholls State said the game could be played on Dec. 1 if the Colonels do not reach the FCS playoffs and the Beavers don’t play in the Pac-12 Championship Game. Read Full Story »

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  • Arkansas, Texas A&M to meet at Cowboys Stadium from 2014 through 2024

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    Southwest ClassicArkansas and Texas A&M have agreed to resume their long-term football series at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington beginning in 2014 and extending through the 2024 season.

    The two schools first played at Cowboys Stadium in 2009 in a series that was dubbed the “Southwest Classic.” The Razorbacks won all three games: 47-19 (2009), 24-17 (2010), and 42-38 (2011).

    When Texas A&M announced that they were joining the SEC, the neutral site contest was put on hold. For the next two years, the game will be played at campus sites. Read Full Story »

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  • Louisiana Tech vs. Texas A&M moved to October 13

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    Independence StadiumHurricane Isaac has forced the postponement of another 2012 college football game. Louisiana Tech and Texas A&M have moved their Thursday night match-up to Saturday, Oct. 13.

    No other changes to Louisiana Tech or Texas A&M’s schedule was necessary since both schools were set to be off on Oct. 13.

    “Our primary concern was for the health and safety of the general public, students and fans of both institutions,” Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde said. Read Full Story »

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  • South Alabama moves season-opener against UTSA to Saturday

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    South AlabamaDue to Tropical Storm Isaac, South Alabama has moved their season-opener against UTSA to Saturday, Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. CT. The game was initially slated for Thursday night.

    “After long consideration of numerous factors impacting the game, the logical decision is to move the game to Saturday,” Erdmann said. “We encourage our fans to come out, enjoy a great football game and support the Jaguars.” Read Full Story »

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  • Washington adds Montana to 2017 Football Schedule

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    Washington HuskiesThe Washington Huskies have added the Montana Grizzlies to their 2017 football schedule, UW announced on Friday.

    Washington will host Montana at Husky Stadium on September 2, 2017. It will mark the 18th time that the Grizzlies have traveled to Seattle.

    The Huskies lead the overall series 16-1-1, but the two schools haven’t met since 1951. Read Full Story »

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  • Oklahoma State may play Mississippi State at Reliant Stadium in 2013

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    Reliant StadiumThe Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Mississippi State Bulldogs are in discussions to play at Reliant Stadium in Houston in 2013, NewsOK has reported.

    The game would be played on August 31, which would be the season-opener for both schools.

    If the match-up is finalized, it would be the fifth meeting between the two schools and second game to be played off campus. The first meeting occurred in Jackson, MS in 1970, with the remaining games played in Stillwater (1971 and 1998) and Starkville (1999). The series is tied at two games each. Read Full Story »

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  • Big 12 announces early season 2012 Football TV Schedule

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    Big 12The Big 12 has announced their early season 2012 football TV schedule. The season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 1 with new conference member West Virginia hosting Marshall at noon on FX.

    A few games highlight the non-conference portion of the early season Big 12 TV Schedule. The Miami Hurricanes travel to face Kansas State on Saturday, Sept. 8 (Noon ET, FX), while Oklahoma State visits Arizona (10:30 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Network). Read Full Story »

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  • Richmond announces Future Football Games against Five ACC teams

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    Richmond SpidersThe Richmond Spiders have announced future football games against five ACC teams for the 2013 through 2021 seasons.

    Some of the opponents were previously announced, but Richmond has added games against Maryland in 2015, Boston College in 2017, Virginia in 2018, and Virginia Tech in 2021.

    The Spiders will travel to NC State next season and will also visit Virginia in 2014. Read Full Story »

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  • New Mexico State to play as FBS Independent in 2013

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    New Mexico StateThe New Mexico State Aggies will play as an FBS Independent for the 2013 season, NMSU athletics director McKinley Boston told the Las Cruces Sun-News on Monday.

    “We are planning on operating in the fall of 2013 as an independent football program unless something happens,” McKinley stated. He went on to say that they are “…scheduling for independent football in 2013 and possibly 2014.”

    “Unless something happens” likely means if the Aggies get invited to a conference, and that doesn’t appear likely at this point. Both the MWC and the Sun Belt have stated they will not expand further this year. Read Full Story »

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  • WAC to drop football after 2012 season

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    The WAC will drop football after the 2012 season, commissioner Jeff Hurd told The Denver Post this morning. Read Full Story »

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  • 2012 Preseason AP Top 25 Poll Released

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    AP PollThe 2012 preseason AP Top 25 College Football Poll has been released and the USC Trojans top the rankings. USC received 25 first place votes and 1,445 total points.

    Alabama, the defending BCS National Champion, is second with 17 first place votes and 1,411 points. LSU, Oklahoma, and Oregon round out the Top 5.

    The SEC and Big 12 each have six teams in the Top 25 poll. The Big Ten is second with five teams.  Read Full Story »

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  • Tulsa updates Future Non-conference Football Schedules

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    Tulsa Golden HurricaneThe Tulsa Golden Hurricane have updated their future non-conference football schedules, Director of Athletics Ross Parmley announced on Thursday.

    The biggest addition is a game at Ohio State in 2016. A date for that game is to be determined, but will likely be either Sept. 10 or Sept. 24. Read Full Story »

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  • Virginia, UTSA cancel 2013-14 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Virginia CavaliersThe Virginia Cavaliers and the UTSA Roadrunners have canceled their future home-and-home football series, MySanAntonio.com has confirmed.

    The cancellation was mutual, as conference realignment has affected the future schedules of both schools. Virginia will begin playing a 9-game ACC schedule in 2013 and they had one too many non-conference games scheduled for both 2013 and 2014. Read Full Story »

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  • Ohio State adds Tulsa to 2016 Football Schedule

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    Ohio StadiumThe Ohio State Buckeyes have added the Tulsa Golden Hurricane to their 2016 football schedule, Tulsa World has reported.

    Ohio State will host Tulsa at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, likely on either Sept. 10 or Sept. 24, 2016. Those are the only two open dates on Ohio State’s schedule, with Oct. 8 being reserved as a bye week.

    OSU athletic director Gene Smith confirmed the scheduling of the game to The Columbus Dispatch. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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  • Auburn and Virginia in the 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game?

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    Auburn vs. VirginiaThe 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game could feature the Auburn Tigers against the Virginia Cavaliers, according to Virginia’s 2012 season ticket holder package.

    Under a listing for future non-conference opponents for the 2015 season, Virginia is listed as playing Auburn in Atlanta. The Chick-fil-A Bowl has not officially announced the match-up and has yet to respond to our request for comment. Read Full Story »

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