LSU and TCU have agreed in principle to open the 2013 season at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the Star-Telegram has reported.
The 2013 edition of the “Cowboys Classic” will likely be played in prime time on Aug. 31, 2013 and televised on an ESPN network. LSU is 5-2-1 overall against TCU, but the two schools haven’t played since 1968.
As part of the game contract, LSU and TCU will play this game only and will not complete the home-and-home series they initially agreed to back in 2006. LSU was set to host TCU on Sept. 7, 2013 and then travel to face the Horned Frogs on Sept. 6, 2014. Read Full Story »
On Wednesday, Notre Dame announced that they are joining the ACC in all sports except football, where the Irish will remain independent.
In order to exit the Big East, the Fighting Irish must pay the conference a $5 million exit fee and provide 27 months notice. That means Notre Dame would join the ACC for the 2015 season. However, they could negotiate an earlier exit similar to what Pittsburgh and Syracuse did earlier this year. Read Full Story »
The Oregon Ducks have completed their 2013 non-conference football schedule with the addition of Nicholls State, The Register Guard has reported.
Nicholls State will visit Autzen Stadium for both schools’ season opener on Aug. 31, 2013. UO and NSU have never met in football.
The Nicholls State Colonels are a member of the Southland Conference in the FCS. Read Full Story »
Duke University and North Carolina Central University announced today that they have extended the Bull City Gridiron Classic football series.
Duke and N.C. Central, who meet this Saturday, are scheduled to play future games at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham in 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Duke won the only previous meeting 49-14 on Sept. 26, 2009. Read Full Story »
The Sun Belt Conference will begin playing a nine-game football schedule in 2015, according to the future schedules posted by Western Kentucky.
Back in June, Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson stated that the conference would likely move to a nine-game schedule. “There’s a chance we could get to nine games as early as 2014 but my guess would be 2015,” Benson said. Read Full Story »
Week three of the 2012 college football season features most of the top teams in action, including no. 1 Alabama at Arkansas and no. 2 USC at Stanford. Other top games include Wake Forest at Florida State, Notre Dame at Michigan State, Texas at Ole Miss, and Florida at Tennessee.
ESPN Gameday will broadcast live from Knoxville, the site of the game between the Florida Gators and the Tennessee Volunteers. Both teams are 2-0 overall. Read Full Story »
New Mexico State athletic director Dr. McKinley Boston confirmed to fans and supporters in a letter Wednesday that the Aggies will play as an FBS Independent beginning in 2013.
In his letter, Boston wrote the following regarding NMSU’s FBS status:
NMSU is committed to continuing at the Division 1 level and we are committed to our football program. Our focus is to win WAC championships and to be the best mid-major program we can be. Looking ahead, we are planning to play as an independent football program in 2013. Nine of 12 football games have already been scheduled with at least five of those games to be played at home. The entire 2013 football schedule should be available in mid-October. Even though our football program will be independent in 2013, NMSU will remain a WAC member in all other sports. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will join the ACC in all sports except football, but the Irish will play five football games per year against ACC members.
The latest news in conference realignment was announced this morning in a release from the ACC. Notre Dame will likely join in 2015 unless an earlier exit can be negotiated with the Big East. Read Full Story »
The Florida International Golden Panthers will host the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats in 2013 and 2014, FIU announced today.
Both games will be played at FIU Stadium on Sept. 14, 2013 and Sept. 6, 2014. The two schools played twice when FIU was in Division I-AA. Bethune-Cookman won both games, 31-0 in 2002 and 24-14 in 2003.
“It’s an opportunity to establish another rivalry with an in-state school,” said Head Coach Mario Cristobal. Read Full Story »
The UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns have completed their 2013 non-conference football schedule, The Advertiser has reported.
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns will open the 2013 season at Arkansas on Aug. 31. The game could be played in either Little Rock or Fayetteville, UL Lafayette athletic director Scott Farmer said.
The Cajuns are 0-4 all-time against the Razorbacks, but most of the games have been competitive. UL Lafayette lost 9-7 in 1991, 24-13 in 1995, 38-17 in 1998, and 24-17 in 2002. Read Full Story »
The Baylor Bears have completed their 2016 non-conference football schedule with the addition of a game against the Liberty Flames.
Baylor will host Liberty at Baylor Stadium in Waco on Sept. 3, 2016, which will be the season-opener for both schools. Baylor and Liberty have never met on the football field.
The Bears’ 2016 schedule also includes a home game against SMU on Sept. 17 and a trip to Rice on Sept. 24. Read Full Story »
The SEC has announced the football TV schedule for games on Saturday, Sept. 22. Overall ten SEC games are scheduled for television with two on pay-per-view.
Ole Miss at Tulane will kick off the days action at noon eastern on FSN. The featured game of the day will be Missouri at South Carolina. That game is slated for 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS. Read Full Story »
With college football season in full swing and the NFL starting on Sunday, we thought our fans might like to see some team and audience stats here at FBSchedules.com.
Alabama, the defending national champions, are one of the most popular views here. They lead in views of their 2012 schedule and their team home page since January 1.
Take a look at the numbers below. If you don’t see your team, city, or state, let us know in the comments and we’ll look it up. Read Full Story »
The second week of the 2012 college football season features a complete slate of games. Some of the top games include Miami (FL) at Kansas State, Florida at Texas A&M, Syracuse vs. USC, Wisconsin at Oregon State, Washington at LSU, Georgia at Missouri, and Oklahoma State at Arizona.
ESPN Gameday will broadcast live from College Station, Texas, the site of the game between the Florida Gators and the Texas A&M Aggies. The game will be Texas A&M’s first SEC contest.
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Wyoming has scheduled a home-and-home football series against Eastern Michigan, the school announced today.
Eastern Michigan will make the trip to War Memorial Stadium in Laramie for their first ever match-up against Wyoming on Sept. 19, 2015. The Cowboys will return the trip to Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti on Sept. 24, 2016.
The series against Eastern Michigan replaces Utah State on Wyoming’s future football schedules. Read Full Story »