West Virginia will officially join the Big 12 in 2012. Their membership in the Big East is terminated effective June 30, 2012, the conference announced this morning in a press release.
The Mountaineers announced in October that they were leaving to join the Big 12 in 2012, although Big East bylaws stated that departing teams must adhere to a 27-month waiting period. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference plan to dissolve and form a new conference, the MWC announced today.
Last October, the two conferences announced that they were combining into one football association. But for legal reasons, both conferences will dissolve and form “…a new intercollegiate athletic association that would begin competition in the 2013-14 academic year.” Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Boise State, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Oregon State and Utah.
BYU will open the 2012 season at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Sept. 1 against the Washington State Cougars, followed by a home contest against the Weber State Wildcats on Sept. 8. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
Oklahoma at UTEP? As a season-opener? It could happen. OU is in need of two non-conference games to complete their 2012 football schedule.
The Sooners had been in discussions with Rutgers for a 2012 game at MetLife Stadium, but those talks appear to have broken off because the Scarlet Knights don’t want to return the game in Norman. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Buffalo Bulls have completed their 2013 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.
UB completed their schedule with the addition of a Sept. 21 game at the Ohio State Buckeyes. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the Bulls will receive a $1 million guarantee. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Ohio State Buckeyes will host the Buffalo Bulls in 2013, the schools announced today.
Buffalo will travel to face Ohio State at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on September 21, 2013. Buffalo will receive $1 million for the game which is the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Big East and the West Virginia Mountaineers have reached a $20 million settlement, the Charleston Daily Mail has reported.
Reports indicate that West Virginia will pay the conference $11 million to leave early for the Big 12. Other Big 12 schools will contribute the other $9 million. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have finalized their 2012 football schedule, the school announced Wednesday evening.
The Bulldogs open the 2012 season on Thursday, Aug. 30 against the Texas A&M Aggies. The game will be played at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, LA. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
Rutgers and Syracuse could play twice in 2012 if West Virginia leaves the Big East prior to the start of the season, sources told The Star-Ledger.
If West Virginia negotiates a settlement with the Big East that allows them to move to the Big 12 in 2012, each Big East team will need to schedule another non-conference game. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Texas A&M Aggies have replaced their season opener against McNeese State with a game against Louisiana Tech in Shreveport, the school announced on Twitter this evening.
Texas A&M and Louisiana Tech will meet at Independence Stadium in Shreveport on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. The two schools have met ten times in their history and the Aggies have won all ten. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Big East has officially announced the addition of the Memphis Tigers to the conference in all sports. The Tigers will begin competition in the Big East in 2013.
The addition of Memphis brings the total number of football-playing schools in the Big East to 12. That number will be accomplished by 2015 after Navy joins, following Boise State, Houston, San Diego State, SMU and UCF in 2013. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Texas A&M Aggies have added the South Carolina State Bulldogs to their 2012 football schedule, TheTandD.com has reported.
Texas A&M will host South Carolina State at Kyle Field in College Station on Sept. 22, 2012. The game will be the first ever between the two schools.
The Aggies, who will play their first season in the SEC in 2012, need one more non-conference game to complete their 2012 football schedule. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Cincinnati Bearcats will host the Delaware State Hornets in 2012, according to DSU’s 2012 football schedule released today.
The two schools will meet at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati on September 15, 2012. It will be their first ever meeting.
Delaware State is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in the FCS. They finished the 2011 season 3-8.
Cincinnati now has four non-conference games scheduled for 2012: Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Memphis Tigers are likely to join the Big East Conference in 2013, CBSSports.com’s Brett McMurphy has reported.
Memphis would join the Big East in all sports. The Tigers have been a member of Conference USA since 1996.
The Big East is losing West Virginia to the Big 12, a move that will likely happen this year. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Miami (OH) RedHawks have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.
Miami completed their schedule with the addition of a home game against the Southern Illinois Salukis on Sept. 8, 2012. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.
The RedHawks were previously slated to host Missouri in 2012. But since the Tigers moved to the SEC, they had to cancel their matchup. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »