Category Archives: NCAA

  • Texas State Bobcats to join Sun Belt Conference in 2013

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    Sun Belt ConferenceThe Sun Belt Conference announced today that the Texas State Bobcats will officially join the league on July 1, 2013.

    Texas State is currently an FCS Independent and becomes a member of the FBS when they join the WAC on July 1, 2012.

    The Bobcats are the first team to officially announce their move from the WAC for 2013. Read Full Story »

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  • LSU at Arkansas set for Friday, Nov. 23 on CBS

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    Tyrann Mathieu (7)The 2012 LSU at Arkansas football game has been set for Friday, Nov. 23 in Fayetteville, CBS and the SEC announced today. The game will kickoff at 2:30 p.m. ET and will be televised by CBS.

    This years game will be only the second time that the two schools have met in Fayetteville. The only other time was back in 1992, Arkansas’ first year in the SEC. The Razorbacks defeated the Tigers 30-6. Read Full Story »

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  • Washington State adds Idaho to 2013 Football Schedule

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    Washington State CougarsThe Washington State Cougars have added the Idaho Vandals to their 2013 football schedule, WSU Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced today.

    Washington State will host Idaho at Martin Stadium in Pullman on Sept. 21, 2013. The two schools have a long standing rivalry that dates back to 1894. The Cougars lead the overall series 70-18-3.

    From 1998-2007, the Cougars and Vandals played 10 times.  Read Full Story »

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  • Report: Conference USA to add six schools in 2013

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    Conference USAConference USA will add six schools to their list of members in 2013, CBSSports.com has reported. An official announcement could be made as early as Friday.

    Set to join are Florida International and North Texas from the Sun Belt Conference, Louisiana Tech and UTSA from the WAC, and Charlotte and Old Dominion from the Football Championship Subdivision. Read Full Story »

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  • Report: Texas State to join Sun Belt Conference in 2013

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    Texas State BobcatsThe WAC is all but done as a football conference. Texas State is reportedly heading to the Sun Belt Conference in 2013.

    The Bobcats haven’t even played a game as a WAC member yet. They officially join the conference on July 1 and the 2012 season will also be their first in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Read Full Story »

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  • Reports: San Jose State, Utah State to join Mountain West in 2013

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    MWCSan Jose State and Utah State appear to be headed for the Mountain West Conference in 2013, several sources have reported.

    Although nothing is official yet, multiple sources told The Salt Lake Tribune that Utah State will join the MWC next year and that an official announcement could come in 7-10 days. The Aggies have been a member of the WAC since 2005. Read Full Story »

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  • Navy cancels four-game football series against UNLV

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    Navy cornerback Albrey Felder (14)When Navy announced they were joining the Big East in 2015, it was evident that they would have to ditch several non-conference games. That process has begun as a four-game football series with UNLV has been canceled.

    Navy and UNLV were scheduled to meet in Las Vegas in 2014 (Oct. 11) and 2017 (Oct. 7) and in Annapolis in 2015 (Sept. 5) and 2016 (Sept. 17). The 2014 game would have been the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »

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  • Report: UTSA to join Conference USA, likely in 2013

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    UTSA RoadrunnersThe UTSA Roadrunners are set to join Conference USA, likely in 2013, RowdyReport.com has reported.

    UTSA just completed their inaugural football season as an FCS Independent. In 2012, they are stepping up to the Football Bowl Subdivision and will compete in the WAC. Read Full Story »

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  • Houston Cougars announce 2012 Football Schedule

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    Houston CougarsThe Houston Cougars officially announced their 2012 football schedule yesterday, which includes games against Marshall, Rice, SMU and UCLA.

    Houston opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Texas State Bobcats. Texas State will be playing their first season at the FBS level as a member of the WAC.

    UH continues their schedule with two more non-conference games at home vs. Louisiana Tech on Sept. 8 followed by a trip to face UCLA on Sept. 15. Read Full Story »

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  • 2012 Rutgers at USF football game moved to Thursday night on ESPN

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    USFRutgersThe 2012 Rutgers at USF football game has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 13, USF announced today. The game, which was originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, will be televised by ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ET.

    It will be a short week for both schools as they each will be coming off of non-conference games on Sept. 8. Rutgers plays host to Howard while USF travels to Nevada. Read Full Story »

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  • BCS recommends four-team College Football Playoff in 2014

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    BCSA college football playoff is almost a reality. BCS officials announced today that they are recommending a four-team playoff beginning in 2014.

    The BCS hopes to have the particulars of the playoff format determined by July 4. That includes the location of the semifinal games and championship game, how the teams are chosen, and whether participating teams must win their conference championship. Read Full Story »

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  • Rice to open 2013 football season at Texas A&M

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    Texas A&MRiceRice will open the 2013 football season at Texas A&M, MyFoxHouston.com has reported.

    “We’re going to play a football game with A&M,” Rice athletics director Rick Greenspan told FOX 26 Sports. “We’re going to open the 2013 season up in College Station.” Read Full Story »

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  • Georgia Tech cancels 2014 & 2017 Football Games vs. BYU

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    Tevin Washington (13); Roddy Jones (20)Georgia Tech has canceled their 2014 and 2017 football games against BYU, FBSchedules.com has verified through documents obtained from the Georgia Tech Athletic Association.

    Georgia Tech and BYU were scheduled to play in Atlanta on Oct. 11, 2014 and in Provo on Oct. 14, 2017 as part of a four-game, home-and-home contract signed in October 2010.

    The two schools will still play the first half of the agreement which begins on Oct. 27, 2012 at Georgia Tech. The series will now conclude on Oct. 12, 2013 at BYU. Read Full Story »

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  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish to host Temple Owls in 2017

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    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the Temple Owls on Sept. 2, 2017, ESPN reported today. The game was initially scheduled for Sept. 26, 2015, but the game was pushed back so that the Fighting Irish could play the UMass Minutemen on that date. Read Full Story »

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  • 2012 Big Ten Prime Time Football TV Schedule Announced

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    Michigan-Ohio StateThe Big Ten has announced their 2012 prime time football TV schedule. A total of 14 games were announced that will appear on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and the Big Ten Network.

    The schedule kicks off on Friday, Aug. 31 with a non-conference game featuring Boise State at Michigan State at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. The B1G conference schedule kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 29 with Wisconsin visiting Nebraska at 8 p.m. on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. Read Full Story »

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