The 2013 ACC Football Schedules were officially announced today. Conference play begins on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 2) when Pittsburgh hosts Florida State.
Pittsburgh and Syracuse join the conference for 2013, which gives the ACC a total of 14 members. The Panthers will compete in the Coastal Division while the Orange will play in the Atlantic Division. Read Full Story »
The Boise State Broncos and the Virginia Cavaliers have scheduled a 2015 and 2017 home-and-home football series, both schools announced today.
In the first game of the series, Boise State will travel to face Virginia at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville on Sept. 26, 2015. The Broncos will then host the second and final game at Bronco Stadium on Sept. 23, 2017.
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The Pittsburgh Panthers have added the Old Dominion Monarchs to their 2013 football schedule, The Virginian-Pilot has reported.
Pitt will host ODU at Heinz Field on Oct. 19, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The Baylor Bears will host the Wofford Terriers in 2013, a source with knowledge of the situation has indicated to FBSchedules.com.
Baylor had an opening come up on their 2013 schedule last week when SMU decided to cancel their Sept. 14 home game against the Bears. SMU subsequently scheduled a home game against Montana State. Read Full Story »
The Florida State Seminoles and the Pittsburgh Panthers will play on Labor Day night, WarChant.com has reported. An official announcement will be made by the ACC on Monday.
Earlier this month, FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher first revealed the possible Labor Day matchup with Pitt at the end of the Seminoles’ annual Signing Day “War Party” in Tallahassee. Read Full Story »
The Nevada Wolf Pack have added the Purdue Boilermakers and the Toledo Rockets to their future football schedules, the school announced today.
Nevada will travel to face Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, IN on Sept. 24, 2016. The Wolf Pack will then host the Boilermakers at Mackay Stadium in Reno on Aug. 31, 2019. The two schools have never met in football. Read Full Story »
The SMU Mustangs have canceled their 2013 home game vs. the Baylor Bears, SMU athletics director Rick Hart announced Wednesday evening.
SMU was scheduled to host Baylor at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas on Sept. 14, 2013. Instead, the Mustangs will now host the Montana State Bobcats, an FCS team, on Sept. 7.
“While this is a rivalry that both schools value, we decided it would be best if we did not play this season,” said SMU A.D. Rick Hart. Read Full Story »
The SMU Mustangs appear to be adding a home game against the Montana State Bobcats in 2013, The Dickinson Press has reported.
Montana State, which was scheduled to play at North Dakota State on Sept. 7, 2013, is buying out of that game for $100,000. Indications are that they are canceling NDSU to play at SMU on the same date.
SMU and Montana State have never met in football. The Bobcats are a member of the Big Sky Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision. Read Full Story »
Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez is leaning toward a nine-game football schedule and also thinks the conference will go with an East-West division alignment.
Alvarez, who last week said the Big Ten will stop scheduling FCS teams, provided the latest future scheduling tidbits to the Wisconsin State Journal on Friday after a UW Athletic Board meeting.
“I did prefer 10 until I sat down and put a pencil to it,” Alvarez said. “I don’t know if we’d ever get seven home games (with 10), so I guess I’m leaning toward nine.” Read Full Story »
The 2013 Conference USA Football Helmet Schedule is now available. The schedule, which is in PDF format, features the team helmets, date, and opponent for each C-USA team.
For the 2013 season, the C-USA East Division consists of East Carolina, FAU, FIU, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss, and UAB. The West Division includes Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Rice, Tulane, Tulsa, UTEP, and UTSA. Read Full Story »
The Big Ten Conference will stop scheduling FCS teams for non-conference football games, Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez told WIBA-AM radio in Madison.
“The nonconference schedule in our league is ridiculous,” Alvarez said. “It’s not very appealing.” Alvarez went on to say that Big Ten officials have “…made an agreement that our future games will all be Division I schools. It will not be FCS schools.” Read Full Story »
The Mountain West has announced the conference opponents for the 2013 through 2016 seasons.
Each MWC team will play four home and four road games per season, which will consist of five games against teams from the same division and three teams from the opposite division. This will allow each MWC school to play all of the other schools every four years. Read Full Story »
The Big Ten has been discussing moving to a nine or ten-game football schedule, but now it’s pretty clear how many conference games they won’t play: eight.
After a meeting with head coaches and athletic directors at Big Ten headquarters on Monday, commissioner Jim Delany said that an eight-game conference schedule is “not even on the table.” Nine and ten-game conference schedules are the only options being discussed. Read Full Story »
The 2013 FBS Independents Football Helmet Schedule is now available. The schedule, which is in PDF format, features the team helmets, date, and opponent for each FBS Independent team.
For the 2013 season, the following six teams are Independent: Army Black Knights, BYU Cougars, Idaho Vandals, Navy Midshipmen, New Mexico State Aggies, and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Read Full Story »
After receiving a four-year postseason ban last year, the Penn State Nittany Lions began looking at ways to upgrade their future football schedules. A series with UCF was recently announced, and now Penn State is looking at playing a future game in Ireland.
Head coach Bill O’Brien confirmed the possible overseas trip Saturday night at a high school football banquet at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Read Full Story »