Arkansas and Texas A&M have agreed to resume their long-term football series at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington beginning in 2014 and extending through the 2024 season.
The two schools first played at Cowboys Stadium in 2009 in a series that was dubbed the “Southwest Classic.” The Razorbacks won all three games: 47-19 (2009), 24-17 (2010), and 42-38 (2011).
When Texas A&M announced that they were joining the SEC, the neutral site contest was put on hold. For the next two years, the game will be played at campus sites. Read Full Story »
Hurricane Isaac has forced the postponement of another 2012 college football game. Louisiana Tech and Texas A&M have moved their Thursday night match-up to Saturday, Oct. 13.
No other changes to Louisiana Tech or Texas A&M’s schedule was necessary since both schools were set to be off on Oct. 13.
“Our primary concern was for the health and safety of the general public, students and fans of both institutions,” Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde said. Read Full Story »
Due to Tropical Storm Isaac, South Alabama has moved their season-opener against UTSA to Saturday, Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. CT. The game was initially slated for Thursday night.
“After long consideration of numerous factors impacting the game, the logical decision is to move the game to Saturday,” Erdmann said. “We encourage our fans to come out, enjoy a great football game and support the Jaguars.” Read Full Story »
The Washington Huskies have added the Montana Grizzlies to their 2017 football schedule, UW announced on Friday.
Washington will host Montana at Husky Stadium on September 2, 2017. It will mark the 18th time that the Grizzlies have traveled to Seattle.
The Huskies lead the overall series 16-1-1, but the two schools haven’t met since 1951. Read Full Story »
The Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Mississippi State Bulldogs are in discussions to play at Reliant Stadium in Houston in 2013, NewsOK has reported.
The game would be played on August 31, which would be the season-opener for both schools.
If the match-up is finalized, it would be the fifth meeting between the two schools and second game to be played off campus. The first meeting occurred in Jackson, MS in 1970, with the remaining games played in Stillwater (1971 and 1998) and Starkville (1999). The series is tied at two games each. Read Full Story »
The Big 12 has announced their early season 2012 football TV schedule. The season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 1 with new conference member West Virginia hosting Marshall at noon on FX.
A few games highlight the non-conference portion of the early season Big 12 TV Schedule. The Miami Hurricanes travel to face Kansas State on Saturday, Sept. 8 (Noon ET, FX), while Oklahoma State visits Arizona (10:30 p.m. ET, Pac-12 Network). Read Full Story »
The Richmond Spiders have announced future football games against five ACC teams for the 2013 through 2021 seasons.
Some of the opponents were previously announced, but Richmond has added games against Maryland in 2015, Boston College in 2017, Virginia in 2018, and Virginia Tech in 2021.
The Spiders will travel to NC State next season and will also visit Virginia in 2014. Read Full Story »
The New Mexico State Aggies will play as an FBS Independent for the 2013 season, NMSU athletics director McKinley Boston told the Las Cruces Sun-News on Monday.
“We are planning on operating in the fall of 2013 as an independent football program unless something happens,” McKinley stated. He went on to say that they are “…scheduling for independent football in 2013 and possibly 2014.”
“Unless something happens” likely means if the Aggies get invited to a conference, and that doesn’t appear likely at this point. Both the MWC and the Sun Belt have stated they will not expand further this year. Read Full Story »
The 2012 preseason AP Top 25 College Football Poll has been released and the USC Trojans top the rankings. USC received 25 first place votes and 1,445 total points.
Alabama, the defending BCS National Champion, is second with 17 first place votes and 1,411 points. LSU, Oklahoma, and Oregon round out the Top 5.
The SEC and Big 12 each have six teams in the Top 25 poll. The Big Ten is second with five teams. Read Full Story »
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have updated their future non-conference football schedules, Director of Athletics Ross Parmley announced on Thursday.
The biggest addition is a game at Ohio State in 2016. A date for that game is to be determined, but will likely be either Sept. 10 or Sept. 24. Read Full Story »
The Virginia Cavaliers and the UTSA Roadrunners have canceled their future home-and-home football series, MySanAntonio.com has confirmed.
The cancellation was mutual, as conference realignment has affected the future schedules of both schools. Virginia will begin playing a 9-game ACC schedule in 2013 and they had one too many non-conference games scheduled for both 2013 and 2014. Read Full Story »
The Ohio State Buckeyes have added the Tulsa Golden Hurricane to their 2016 football schedule, Tulsa World has reported.
Ohio State will host Tulsa at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, likely on either Sept. 10 or Sept. 24, 2016. Those are the only two open dates on Ohio State’s schedule, with Oct. 8 being reserved as a bye week.
OSU athletic director Gene Smith confirmed the scheduling of the game to The Columbus Dispatch. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The 2015 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game could feature the Auburn Tigers against the Virginia Cavaliers, according to Virginia’s 2012 season ticket holder package.
Under a listing for future non-conference opponents for the 2015 season, Virginia is listed as playing Auburn in Atlanta. The Chick-fil-A Bowl has not officially announced the match-up and has yet to respond to our request for comment. Read Full Story »
With the fall of the WAC as a football conference, the Idaho Vandals are seeking a new affiliation for their football program. That could be as an FBS Independent beginning in 2013.
“If we can get a football schedule put together, we’ll do it,” Idaho athletic director Rob Spear told the Idaho Statesman.
According to NCAA rule 126.96.36.199, FBS football teams must schedule 60% of its games against other FBS members. Member institutions must also play five home games against FBS opponents. Read Full Story »