The Rose Bowl and the Sugar Bowl will host the first college football playoff semifinals on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, BCS conference commissioners have announced.
The AT&T Cotton Bowl is said to be the “prohibitive favorite” to host the first national title game, which will feature a match-up between the winners of the two semifinal games. It would be played at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Read Full Story »
The 2012 college football season is complete and the final AP Poll and USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll have been released. Alabama, the 2013 BCS Champion, is the unanimous number one in both polls.
Oregon comes in at no. 2 in both polls. Ohio State is 3rd in the AP, but is ineligible to be ranked in the Coaches Poll due to NCAA sanctions. Read Full Story »
The Alabama Crimson Tide beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 42-14 to win the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game. Our Football Fan Shop now has Alabama champions gear in stock.
There are over 450 Alabama National Champions items in stock, including short and long-sleeve t-shirts, hats, hoodies, ladies wear and more. Read Full Story »
The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 42-14 Monday night in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game.
Alabama (13-1, 7-1 SEC) is the first team to win back-to-back BCS championships and has claimed the BCS title three times in the past four years.
A.J. McCarron completed 20-of-28 passes for 264 yards and four touchdowns and Eddie Lacy, the MVP of the championship game, rushed 20 times for 140 yards and a touchdown. Read Full Story »
It’s January 5, 2013 and 32 of the 35 college football bowl games have been completed. There are three bowl games remaining on the schedule.
Today the Ole Miss Rebels of the SEC take on the Pittsburgh Panthers of the Big East in the BBVA Compass Bowl at Legion Field in Birmingham, AL. The game will be televised by ESPN at 1 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »
The 2013 Big Ten Football Helmet Schedule is now available. The schedule, which is in PDF format, features the team helmets, date, and opponent for each Big Ten team.
All 12 Big Ten football schedules have been officially released. The only non-conference game that has yet to be “officially” announced is Minnesota’s trip to visit New Mexico State on Sept. 7, 2013. The game was being finalized back in November. Read Full Story »
The ball has dropped, the spirits have been consumed and 2013 has been welcomed with the traditional fanfare. As families across the southern United States settled in for their ham, collard greens and black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day, they did so after seeing comeback victories from Georgia and South Carolina. They also enjoyed the realization that the conference has four remaining opportunities to take down bowl victories, including the BCS National Championship. Read Full Story »
It’s New Year’s Day 2013, the busiest day of the college football bowl season. Six games will be played today, beginning with two games at noon at finishing with the Orange Bowl tonight.
The first of two games at noon on New Year’s Day is the Heart of Dallas Bowl (noon ET, ESPNU). Purdue of the Big Ten takes on Oklahoma State of the Big 12. The second noon game is the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl (ESPN2) between Mississippi State of the SEC and Northwestern of the Big Ten. Read Full Story »
January 4, 2006. You may remember the day. Vince Young combined for 467 yards of total offense in the Rose Bowl, including 200 of those yards on 19 rushing attempts. Those 200 yards also netted three rushing touchdowns for Young, who was the game’s offensive MVP. LenDale White also rushed for three touchdowns for USC, then went on to become Young’s teammate in Tennessee before they both flamed out of the NFL. Nine records were set on that day. As it turned out, none of it mattered. USC’s appearance in that game was vacated as part of the punishment for improprieties involving Reggie Bush. Read Full Story »
The Boise State Broncos will stay in the Mountain West Conference rather than join the Big East Conference, the MWC announced today.
Boise State will remain a member of the MWC in all sports effective immediately. The Broncos were set to join the Big East on July 1, 2013.
“Without question, conference affiliation has been an odyssey for Boise State, with all the unexpected turns and changes that term suggests,” stated Boise State University president Robert Kustra. Read Full Story »
One of the more unusual seasons in recent ACC history is behind us, with Florida State capturing the proverbial brass ring over three weeks ago in Charlotte. The Seminoles received the ACC’s automatic bid to the BCS, while their opponent, Georgia Tech, also received a bowl spot by virtue of an NCAA waiver.
With the Sun Bowl and Orange Bowl accounted for, it’s time to take a look at those games and the other contests involving ACC teams…but first, trivia time! Read Full Story »
The Boston College Eagles have added a game against New Mexico State to their 2013 football schedule and will open the season vs. Stony Brook, several sources have reported.
The Stony Brook Seawolves will visit Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill to open the 2013 season on Aug. 31. This matchup was previously reported, but the date was recently reported by Newsday writer Greg Logan (via BCInterruption.com).
Stony Brook, a member of the Colonial Athletic Association in the FCS, has never faced Boston College in football. Read Full Story »
The New Mexico Lobos have added the Pittsburgh Panthers to their 2013 football schedule, UNM has announced.
New Mexico will travel to face Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Sept. 14, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
“Playing the University of Pittsburgh at Heinz Field in September will be a great experience for our team,” UNM head coach Bob Davie said. “All of us respect the tradition of Pitt football and realize the challenge ahead of us.” Read Full Story »
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have announced their 2013 non-conference football schedule, which features games against NC State and Kansas.
Tech opens the 2013 season at the NC State Wolfpack of the ACC on Aug. 31. The two schools have never met on the football field.
The following week, the Bulldogs host their only non-conference game at home against the Lamar Cardinals. Read Full Story »