Category Archives: NCAA

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    Oregon State completes 2014 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    Oregon StateThe Oregon State Beavers have completed their 2014 non-conference football schedule with the addition of the Portland State Vikings, the school announced today.

    Oregon State will open the 2014 season against Portland State at home on August 30. OSU leads the overall series 3-0. Read Full Story »

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    Chick-fil-A Bowl announces Alabama vs. Virginia Tech in 2013 College Kickoff

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    Chick-fil-A College KickoffThe Alabama Crimson Tide will face the Virginia Tech Hokies in the 2013 Chick-fil-A College Kickoff, the Chick-fil-A Bowl officially announced today.

    The game, which was revealed last week, is a rematch of the 2009 Chick-fil-A College Kickoff when No. 5 Alabama defeated No. 7 Virginia Tech 34-24. Read Full Story »

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    Sporting News 2011 Top 10 Non-Conference Football Schedules

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    Sporting NewsThe LSU Tigers have the toughest 2011 non-conference football schedule according to Sporting News. The publication ranks Mississippi State’s schedule as the worst.

    LSU’s season opener against the Oregon Ducks at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas is ranked as one of the five best non-conference games in 2011. The other four are Boise State vs. Georgia (at Atlanta, GA), Oklahoma at Florida State, Ohio State at Miami (FL) and Arkansas vs. Texas A&M (at Arlington, TX). Read Full Story »

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    Colorado & Utah now official members of expanded Pac-12

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    Pac-12The 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 »

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    Nebraska Cornhuskers join the Big Ten Conference

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    NebraskaToday the Nebraska Cornhuskers have officially joined the Big Ten Conference. The conference now has 12 members and has expanded for the first time since adding Penn State in 1990.

    Nebraska will compete in the Legends Division along with Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota and Northwestern. Their first game of 2011 is on September 3 at home against Chattanooga. Their first Big Ten game is October 1 at Wisconsin. The game will be televised by and ABC/ESPN network at 8:00 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »

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    Boise State officially a member of the Mountain West Conference

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    Boise StateThe Boise State Broncos are now officially a member of the Mountain West Conference. The Broncos announced their move to the MWC last June.

    Boise State opens their 2011 season on September 3 in the Chick-fil-A College Kickoff against the Georgia Bulldogs. The game will be televised by ESPN at 8:00 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »

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    BYU Cougars officially Independent in Football

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    BYUThe BYU Cougars are officially a Football Bowl Subdivision independent today. This is the first time in school history that they will compete without a conference affiliation in football.

    BYU leaves behind the Mountain West, a conference they competed in from 1999 through 2010. They won the conference title in 2001, 2006 and 2007 and tied for a share of first in 1999. Read Full Story »

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    Air Force at Navy Football Game to be televised by CBS

    By Kevin Kelley -

    NavyAir ForceThe Air Force at Navy football game scheduled for Saturday, October 1 has been moved to 12:00 p.m. ET and will now be televised by CBS. The game was previously slated for 3:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network.

    The game is part of a triple-header for CBS on October 1. Following Air Force-Navy is College Football Today at 3:00 p.m. ET, and then SEC games at 3:30 and 8:00 p.m. ET. The SEC games have yet to be announced. Read Full Story »

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    Alabama to face Virginia Tech in 2013 Chick-fil-A College Kickoff

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Chick-fil-A College KickoffThe Alabama Crimson Tide will face the Virginia Tech Hokies in the 2013 Chick-fil-A College Kickoff, DailyPress.com has reported.

    The Chick-fil-A College Kickoff is an annual college football game played the first week of the season at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. This year’s game features Boise State vs. Georgia.

    Hokies athletic director Jim Weaver confirms what Virginian-Pilot beat dude Kyle Tucker first unearthed last week, that Tech has agreed to open 2013 against Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome. Read Full Story »

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    West Virginia to host James Madison at FedEx Field in 2012

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    West VirginiaJames MadisonThe West Virginia Mountaineers are close to finalizing an agreement to host the James Madison Dukes at FedEx Field on September 15, 2012, DailyMail.com has reported.

    This will be the second meeting between the two schools. West Virginia beat James Madison 45-10 in 2004. The Dukes went on to win the 1-AA National Championship that year. Read Full Story »

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    Miami (OH) extends Home-and-home Football Series with Cincinnati & Marshall

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    Miami (OH)The Miami (OH) RedHawks have extended home-and-home football series’ with Cincinnati and Marshall. The games are listed on Miami’s official website.

    The RedHawks will host the Cincinnati Bearcats at Yager Stadium in Oxford on September 16, 2017. Miami will then travel to face Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium on September 15, 2018. Read Full Story »

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    Maryland to play two Future Football Games at M&T Bank Stadium

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    MarylandThe Maryland Terrapins will play two future football games at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, the school announced today.

    Maryland will face the West Virginia Mountaineers of the Big East on September 21, 2013. In 2014, the Terrapins will play ACC foe Virginia Tech. The exact date will be determined when the ACC releases the schedule in 2014. Read Full Story »

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    USF Bulls add McNeese State to 2013 Football Schedule

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    USFThe USF Bulls have added the McNeese State Cowboys to their 2013 football schedule, TampaBay.com has reported.

    USF will host McNeese in their season opener on August 31, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. McNeese, a member of the Southland Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), will receive a guarantee of $400,000 for the game. Read Full Story »

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    Phil Steele’s 2011 College Football Strength of Schedule Rankings

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Phil Steele 2011Phil Steele has published his 2011 college football strength of schedule rankings. Colorado has the toughest schedule in 2011, while Ohio has the easiest.

    In 2010, the Iowa State Cyclones had the toughest schedule. They finished the season 5-7 overall and 3-5 in the Big 12. The easiest schedule in 2010? The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, and they finished 6-7 overall and 5-3 in the Sun Belt. Read Full Story »

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    2011-12 College Football Bowl Schedule released

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    FBA BowlsThe 2011-12 College Football Bowl Schedule was officially released today by the Football Bowl Association. The FBA represents college football’s 35 postseason games and all the excitement that is the bowl season.

    The bowl season kicks off on Saturday, December 17 at 2:00 p.m. ET with the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque. This year’s matchup will feature the Pac-12 no. 7 seed against the no. 4 or 5 team from the MWC. Read Full Story »