The BYU Cougars and Texas Longhorns have agreed to a home-and-home football series, the schools have announced. The series will kickoff in 2013 with a game in Provo, followed by the finale in 2014 with a game in Austin.
With the addition of this series the Cougars and Longhorns are scheduled to meet three times over the next five years, with the first meeting coming on September 10, 2011 at Texas. Read Full Story »
After news came that BYU was planning to become an independent in football and join the WAC for all other sports, the Mountain West made a move by inviting WAC members Fresno State and Nevada to join in 2011.
Fresno State will have to pay a $5 million buyout to the WAC for leaving, under the terms reached after Boise State planned to leave. Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars may leave the Mountain West conference to become an independent in football, various sources have reported. BYU would join the WAC in all other sports.
Currently, the only independent schools in football are Army, Navy and Notre Dame. Read Full Story »
The Buffalo Bulls will travel to face the Tennessee Volunteers in Knoxville in 2011, Buffalo has announced. The Bulls will travel to face the Volunteers at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on October 1, 2011.
Earlier today, news broke that Tennessee was backing out of a 2011-12 home-and-home football series with North Carolina. As a result, the Volunteers have scheduled Buffalo for 2011. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
A 2011-12 home-and-home football series between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Tennessee Volunteers is likely to be canceled, ESPN.com has reported.
The two schools were to play at Chapel Hill on September 24, 2011 and at Knoxville on September 8, 2012. Read Full Story »
The Colorado Buffaloes and Ohio State Buckeyes are working on a deal to play in 2011, DailyCamera.com has reported. The game would be played at Ohio Stadium, also known as “The Horseshoe.”
This would be a single game rather than a home-and-home series, meaning Ohio State would not play in Boulder. The payout that Colorado would receive is reported to be around $2 million. Read Full Story »
The Michigan State Spartans and the UCF Golden Knights have each added the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to their 2014 football schedule, JSU has announced.
Michigan State will host Jacksonville State at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing on August 30, 2014. It will be the season opener and the first meeting ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The Miami (FL) Hurricanes have scheduled a game in 2015 with the Cincinnati Bearcats. They have also confirmed the dates for their 2014-15 home-and-home series with the Memphis Tigers (Source – ht Andrew).
Miami will host Cincinnati at Sun Life Stadium on October 3, 2015. It will be the 12th meeting between the two schools. The Hurricanes lead the series 10-1 and have won 10 straight since losing the first meeting in 1947. Read Full Story »
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have posted their future non-conference football games through the 2016 season.
WKU’s future games include games against Alabama, Army (4-game home-and-home series), Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa State, Kentucky (1 game at Kentucky, 2 at Nashville), Navy (home-and-home series), LSU and Tennessee. Read Full Story »
The Florida Gators will open the 2012 football season against the Bowling Green Falcons.
The game will be played at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville on September 1. It will be the first ever meeting between the Gators of the SEC and the Falcons of the MAC. Read Full Story »
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Temple Owls have scheduled a four-game home-and-home football series for 2015-18, the schools announced today.
Rutgers will host Temple at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway, NJ in 2015 and 2017. Rutgers will travel to face Temple at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia in 2016 and 2018. Exact dates of the games were not announced. Read Full Story »
The Bowling Green Falcons and the Maryland Terrapins have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2015 and 2016. The series is listed on BGSU’s website.
Maryland will host Bowling Green at Byrd Stadium in College Park on September 12, 2015. On September 10, 2016, the Terrapins will travel to face the Falcons at Doyt Perry Stadium in Bowling Green. Read Full Story »
The Alabama Crimson Tide and Michigan Wolverines will open the 2012 football season at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, MGoBlog is reporting. The game is likely to be played on September 1, 2012.
Cowboys Stadium will play host to the Oregon State-TCU game on September 4, 2010 and a possible LSU-Oregon matchup to open the 2011 season. The stadium is also the site of the “Southwest Classic”, a 10-game series between Arkansas & Texas A&M. Read Full Story »
Several sources are reporting a possible matchup between the LSU Tigers and the Oregon Ducks at Cowboys Stadium to open the 2011 season. 2theadvocate.com reported on the possibility of this game last month.
Both LSU and Oregon have open dates on September 3, 2011. The Ducks recently canceled a home-and-home series with Kansas State which opened the door for this opportunity. Read Full Story »
The 2010 preseason USA Today Coaches Top 25 College Football Poll has been released and the Alabama Crimson Tide top the rankings. Alabama, the 2009 National Champion, received 55 first place votes and 1,469 total points. Read Full Story »