Category Archives: NCAA

  • SEC Pinwheel

    Missouri and Texas A&M officially join the SEC today

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    Today the Missouri Tigers and the Texas A&M Aggies have officially joined the SEC. The conference now has 14 members and has expanded for the first time since 1992.

    Missouri will compete in the East Division along with Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt. Their first game of the 2012 season is on September 1 at home against Southeastern Louisiana and their first SEC game is September 8 vs. Georgia. Read Full Story »

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  • Akron, Iowa State schedule 2018-19 Home-and-home Football Series

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    The Akron Zips and the Iowa State Cyclones have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2018 and 2019, ISU announced today via Twitter.

    Iowa State will host Akron at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames on Sept. 22, 2018. The final game of the series will have the Zips hosting the Cyclones at InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field in Akron on Sept. 7, 2019.

    The 2018 contest will be the first ever meeting between Akron and Iowa State. Read Full Story »

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  • Colorado Buffaloes announce Non-Conference Football Schedule through 2016

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    The Colorado Buffaloes have completed their non-conference football schedules through the 2016 season, the school announced today.

    The newest additions to Colorado’s schedules are a Sept. 26, 2015 home game against Grambling State and a Sept. 17, 2016 trip to Ann Arbor to face Michigan.

    Colorado and Colorado State will continue to meet annually at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. Read Full Story »

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  • Michigan Wolverines announce 2014-16 Non-Conference Football Opponents

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    The Michigan Wolverines announced several non-conference opponents for the 2014 through 2016 seasons today, highlighted by match-ups against Colorado and Utah.

    Michigan will open the 2014 season at home against Appalachian State on Aug. 30, followed by a trip to face Notre Dame on Sept. 6. The Wolverines then return home to host Miami (OH) on Sept. 13 and Utah on Sept. 20. Read Full Story »

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  • 2013 BYU at Hawaii football game moved to December 7

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    Aloha StadiumThe 2013 BYU at Hawaii football game has changed dates again. The Cougars will now travel to face the Warriors on December 7.

    The December 7 date, which is currently listed on Hawaii’s website, was confirmed by UH Director of Media Relations Derek Inouchi. Washington was previously slated to visit Honolulu on that date, but the game was moved to the 2014 season.

    Back in 2008, BYU and Hawaii signed a home-and-home agreement and set the 2013 date for Sept. 14. Read Full Story »

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  • Four-Team College Football Playoff to begin after 2014 regular season

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    The Coaches' TrophyThe BCS Presidential Oversight Committee approved a four-team college football playoff this afternoon. The playoff will begin after the conclusion of the 2014 regular season.

    The committee, which consists of one president from each of the BCS conferences plus Notre Dame, made their announcement today after a meeting in Washington, DC.

    A selection committee, the details of which haven’t been decided yet, will seed the playoff teams 1-4. Read Full Story »

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  • Troy Trojans announce 2013 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    Troy TrojansThe Troy Trojans have announced their 2013 non-conference football schedule, which includes games against Mississippi State and Ole Miss.

    Troy opens the 2013 season with back-to-back home games against the UAB Blazers on Aug. 31 and the Alcorn State Braves on Sept. 7. Read Full Story »

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  • C-USA likely to play an 8-game Conference Football Schedule

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    Conference USAWith Conference USA set to have 12 members next season and 14 by 2015, they will likely play an 8-game conference schedule, C-USA commissioner Britton Banowsky told the Charlotte Observer.

    Conference USA currently has 12 football members, but Houston, Memphis, SMU, and UCF are leaving for the Big East in 2013. C-USA will add Florida International, Louisiana Tech, North Texas, and UTSA which will keep their overall number at 12 for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Read Full Story »

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  • Notre Dame to Schedule up to six Big 12 Football Games?

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    Notre Dame is reportedly close to moving their Olympic sports to the Big 12 and, as part of the agreement, could eventually schedule up to six football games per season against Big 12 teams.

    Sources told Chip Brown of OrangeBloods.com that Notre Dame would likely play “three or so” football games against the Big 12 to start with before eventually adding more.

    This doesn’t mean that Notre Dame is joining the Big 12 in football, only creating a scheduling agreement similar to what they currently have with the Big East. Read Full Story »

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  • Texas Tech close to canceling 2012 game at Texas State over Longhorn Network

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    Texas Tech at Texas StateTexas Tech came close to canceling their Sept. 8, 2012 game at Texas State because the game could have been picked up by the Longhorn Network, RedRaiderSports.com has reported.

    The game was slated to be picked up by one of the ESPN networks, but the exact channel hasn’t been announced yet. A source told RRS that Texas Tech is “adamantly opposed to playing on the Longhorn Network” and is “putting serious consideration into canceling the game and playing an 11 game schedule.” Read Full Story »

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  • BCS Commissioners reach consensus on four-team College Football Playoff

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    The Coaches' TrophyCommissioners of the BCS conferences announced today that they have reached a consensus for a four-team college football playoff. Their proposal will be presented to the Presidential Oversight Committee on Tuesday in Washington, DC.

    Details of the four-team playoff, including how the teams will be selected and whether there will be a requirement for teams to win their conference championship, were ironed out in a series of meetings. Read Full Story »

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  • Navy Midshipmen post tentative 2015 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    Navy at SMU (2011)The Navy Midshipmen have posted a tentative 2015 non-conference football schedule to their official website that includes games against Air Force, Army, Hawaii and Notre Dame.

    Navy is set to join the Big East in 2015 and is in the process of paring down their future non-conference football schedules. As an FBS Independent, the Middies had 12 and sometimes 13 individual games to schedule each season. But as a member of the Big East, Navy will likely only have four non-conference games. Read Full Story »

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  • Russell Athletic new sponsor for Orlando Bowl Game

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    Russell Athletic BowlRussell Athletic is the new title sponsor for one of the two Orlando bowl games, Russell Athletic and Florida Citrus Sports announced today.

    Russell Athletic replaces Champs Sports as the title sponsor of the game. Champs Sports has been the sponsor since 2004. Prior to that, the bowl game was sponsored by Blockbuster (1990-93), Carquest (1994-97), MicronPC (1998-00) and Mazda (2002-03). Read Full Story »

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  • Phil Steele’s 2012 College Football Strength of Schedule Rankings

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    Phil Steele has published his 2012 college football strength of schedule rankings. Notre Dame has the toughest schedule in 2012, while UTSA has the easiest. Read Full Story »

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  • FOX Sports announces 2012 College Football TV Schedule

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    FOX SportsFOX Sports Media Group has announced their 2012 college football TV schedule featuring over 165 games, including the Big Ten and Pac-12 Championship games and the 2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.

    Games this year will air nationally on FOX, FX, Fox Sports Net (FSN), Big Ten Network (BTN) and Fox College Sports (FCS).

    College football on the FOX networks kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 1 with three games at noon eastern.  Read Full Story »

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