Big Ten coaches and athletic directors will discuss the possibility of a nine-game conference schedule during their annual spring meeting this week. Venues for future Big Ten Championship games are also on the docket.
The Big Ten currently plays an eight-game conference schedule and four non-conference games. With the addition of Nebraska, there is a growing contingent that would like to see nine conference games per season. Read Full Story »
ESPN has announced that they have selected seven 2011 Big Ten college football games for prime time television coverage on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. Coverage for each game will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Listed below are the Big Ten matchups that have been selected. Additional games will be announced during the season. Read Full Story »
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2012 and 2016, WKU has announced.
Southern Miss will travel to face Western Kentucky at Houchens Industries – L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green on September 22, 2012. Read Full Story »
The Hawaii Warriors have added the South Alabama Jaguars to their 2012 football schedule, the school announced today.
Hawaii will host South Alabama at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on December 1, 2012. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The ACC has announced their early season 2011 football TV schedule. They also announced the kickoff time and TV coverage for the 2011 ACC Championship Game.
Overall, 39 ACC football games have already been scheduled for broadcast by ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN3.com, ABC, NBC, ACC Network and regional sports networks. Read Full Story »
The 2011 Pac-12 ABC/ESPN College Football TV schedule was announced today. This is a preliminary schedule, as more dates will be added leading up to and during the 2011 season.
Overall, ABC and ESPN will televise more than 20 Pac-12 football games. TV selections by Fox Sports Net, Versus and FX will be announced in early June. Read Full Story »
The Colorado Buffaloes and the Utah Utes will face off on Black Friday, November 25, Utah announced today. Television coverage and a kickoff time will be announced at a later date.
2011 will be the first season in the expanded Pac-12 for both Colorado and Utah. The Buffaloes lead the overall series 30-24-3, but the two schools haven’t played since 1962. Read Full Story »
The Kansas State Wildcats have added the North Dakota State Bison to their 2013 football schedule, Inforum.com has reported. The game will be played on August 31, 2013.
Kansas State and NDSU’s first and only meeting on the football field was back in 1931 in Manhattan. The Wildcats won that game 19-6. Read Full Story »
The Oklahoma Sooners have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against Florida State, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M.
Oklahoma opens the 2011 season on September 3 against Tulsa. After an open date on September 10, the Sooners travel to Tallahassee to face Florida State. The final non-conference game for Oklahoma is at home on October 1 against Ball State. Read Full Story »
The Big 12 has changed the dates of two more 2011 football games “to facilitate possible television opportunities.” Iowa State, Kansas State and Oklahoma’s schedules have been affected.
The Oklahoma Sooners will now host the Iowa State Cyclones 2011 schedule on Saturday, November 26 instead of November 12. Both schools will now be off on Nov 12. Read Full Story »
The Boston College Eagles and Miami Hurricanes will face off on the Friday after Thanksgiving (Nov. 25), also known as Black Friday, the ACC announced today. The game will be televised by ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET.
The Eagles and Hurricanes haven’t met since 2007 in Chestnut Hill. Boston College won that game 28-14. However, the Hurricanes have dominated the overall series and lead 23-4. Read Full Story »
Michigan State’s 2011 season opener against Youngstown State has been moved back one day to Friday, September 2, the school announced today. The game will be televised by the Big Ten Network at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The game will be the first ever meeting between Michigan State and Youngstown State. The Penguins compete in the Missouri Valley Conference of the FCS. Read Full Story »
The Pac-12 conference has announced a “landmark media rights deal” with ESPN and Fox Sports Group. The conference also announced the creation of Pac-12 Media Enterprises, which will own the Pac-12 Network, the Pac-12 Digital Network, and Pac-12 Properties.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott called this a “landmark deal” because the “Pac-12’s member institutions would, for the first time ever, share equally in the revenue from the new arrangement, and that the equal revenue distribution would start immediately when the deal goes into effect in 2012.” Read Full Story »
The USC Trojans at the Colorado Buffaloes football game has been moved back one day to Friday, November 4, ESPN announced today. The game will be televised by ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. PT).
This will be USC’s first trip to Boulder since a non-conference game in 2002. The Trojans lead the overall series against the Buffaloes 5-0. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have agreed to play in the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl if they do not receive a BCS bid, the school announced today.
The game is scheduled for Friday, December 30 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas at 11:00 a.m. CT (ESPN). BYU will face a team from Conference USA. Read Full Story »