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 »
The Cincinnati Bearcats and the UAB Blazers have each added the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to their future football schedules.
UAB will host Alabama A&M in 2014, while Cincinnati will host the Bulldogs on Sept. 5, 2015.
Previously scheduled games for Cincinnati in 2015 at home against Air Force (Sept. 12) and at Miami, FL (Oct. 3) have or are in the process of being cancelled, according to UC athletics. This also includes a game at Air Force on Sept. 2, 2017. Read Full Story »
The Colorado Buffaloes and the Nebraska Huskers will renew their football rivalry with a four-game series set for 2018, 2019, 2023, and 2024, the two schools announced today. Read Full Story »
The Florida State Seminoles and the Pittsburgh Panthers could play on Labor Day this season, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.
Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 2. The game would be played at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh and would likely be a prime-time game on national television.
FSU head coach Jimbo Fisher revealed the possible Monday matchup at the end of the Seminoles’ annual Signing Day “War Party” yesterday in Tallahassee. Read Full Story »
The New Mexico State Aggies have announced their 2013 football schedule, which features games against Boston College, Minnesota, San Diego State, Texas, and UCLA.
New Mexico State will be playing their first season as an FBS Independent after the WAC discontinued football. They had been a member of the WAC since 2005. Prior to that, they were part of the Big West Conference from 1983-2000 and the Sun Belt Conference from 2001-2004. Read Full Story »
After a flurry of scheduling activity over the last week, only four teams remain that need a non-conference football game in 2013: New Mexico State, Syracuse, UL Lafayette, and Western Kentucky.
That number could easily be two as New Mexico State and UL Lafayette are reportedly discussing a game for Nov. 2, 2013.
Just last week, there were nine teams in need of a game. Let’s take a look at the four remaining teams: Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats will play five future football games at Wrigley Field in Chicago, NU Athletics and the Chicago Cubs announced today.
Dates and opponents for the those five football games will be announced at a later date due to the scheduling of the Wrigley Field restoration project.
Northwestern has also agreed to feature several other athletic programs at the historic stadium, including baseball and lacrosse. One date is already set: Northwestern baseball will host Michigan on April 20, 2013. Read Full Story »
The ULM Warhawks and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, both schools announced today.
ULM will travel to face Wake Forest at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2013. The Demon Deacons will then return the game to Malone Stadium in Monroe, Louisiana on Aug. 30, 2014. Read Full Story »
The UTEP Miners and the Arizona Wildcats have reportedly scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2017 and 2018 seasons.
Bret Bloomquist of the El Paso Times revealed the Pac-12/C-USA match-up yesterday, but did not have specific dates or locations for the series.
Arizona and UTEP have met 51 times since 1916. Read Full Story »
The Old Dominion Monarchs are close to finalizing a 2-game, home-and-home football series with the USF Bulls, Harry Minium of The Virginian-Pilot has reported.
If the series is completed, ODU will host USF in 2014 and then travel to face the Bulls in Tampa in 2016. The two schools have never met in football. Read Full Story »
The 2013 Conference USA football schedules have been released. Conference play begins on Sept. 7 when Florida Atlantic travels to face East Carolina.
For 2013, Conference USA welcomes new members Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, and UTSA. Houston, Memphis, SMU, and UCF have each left Conference USA to join the Big East. Read Full Story »
The Missouri Tigers and the Arkansas State Red Wolves have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2013 and 2015, both schools have announced.
Missouri will host the first game of the series at Faurot Field in Columbia on Sept. 28, 2013. Arkansas State will host the second and final game at Liberty Bank Stadium in Jonesboro on Sept. 28, 2015. Read Full Story »
The Washington Huskies have added the Georgia State Panthers to their 2014 football schedule, FBSchedules.com has learned.
According to a copy of the contract, Washington will host Georgia State at Husky Stadium in Seattle on September 20, 2014. UW will pay GSU $900,000 for the game and there will be a fee of $1.5 million if either team should cancel.
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Ryan Guillen, a Democratic representative from House District 31 in Texas, introduced a house bill on Monday to require an annual football game between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas A&M Aggies.
Texas and Texas A&M did not play in 2012 due to the Aggies’ move to the SEC from the Big 12. Before the series came to an end, the two bitter in-state rivals had played every season since 1915. The long-standing series, which began in 1894, is led by the Longhorns 76-37-5. Read Full Story »