The first ever Big Ten Football Championship Game will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana in December 2011, the conference announced on Thursday.
The addition of the Nebraska Cornhuskers to the Big Ten in 2011 gives the conference 12 teams, which is the number required by the NCAA to hold a championship game. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Texas Longhorns have scheduled a four-game home-and-home football series, Texas has announced.
Notre Dame will host Texas at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on September 5, 2015. On September 3, 2016, the Fighting Irish will travel to face the Longhorns at Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. Read Full Story »
The Navy Midshipmen and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have scheduled a home-and-home football series, ESPN has reported.
Navy will host Southern Miss in Annapolis on October 8, 2011. Navy’s return trip to face the Golden Eagles in Hattiesburg has not been announced yet. This will be the first meeting between the schools. Read Full Story »
The Army Black Knights have announced their 2011 and 2012 football schedules (GoArmySports.com).
In 2011, Army will host San Diego State, Northwestern, Tulane and Fordham. They will travel to face Northern Illinois, Ball State, Miami (OH), Vanderbilt, Air Force and Temple. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Irish and Texas Longhorns are in discussions for a four-game home-and-home football series, Statesman.com is reporting.
The games would be played in 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2020. Exact dates and sites have not been disclosed. Read Full Story »
The LSU Tigers have added the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers to their 2011 football schedule, BGDailyNews.com has reported. The game will be played at Tiger Stadium on November 12, 2011.
This will be the first meeting between the two schools. Western Kentucky is a member of the Sun Belt Conference in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Read Full Story »
The Kansas State Wildcats and Oregon Ducks home-and-home football series in 2011-12 has been canceled, RegisterGuard.com has reported.
Kansas State was scheduled to host Oregon on September 3, 2011 and travel to face the Ducks on September 1, 2012. Read Full Story »
The Big Ten will likely adopt a 9-game conference football schedule and stage a conference championship game, commissioner Jim Delaney said at the Big Ten media days.
Delaney said the nine-game conference schedule would not begin until at least 2013. On the other hand, the Big Ten Championship game should begin in December 2011. A site for the game has yet to be determined. Read Full Story »
ESPN has announced the first three college football games that will be broadcast in 3D. ESPN 3D is a new channel and is currently available on DirecTV, Comcast and AT&T.
In order to view the games in 3D, you will need ESPN 3D (check with your provider), a 3D enabled television and 3D glasses. Most 3D TV’s currently being sold are bundled with one or two pairs of glasses. Read Full Story »
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Ole Miss Rebels have set the dates for their future contests, OleMissSports.com has reported.
Ole Miss will host Georgia Tech at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford on September 9, 2017. The Rebels will travel to face the Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta on September 5, 2018. Read Full Story »
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will play at Ole Miss in 2011 and at Illinois in 2012, the school announced on Wednesday.
Tech will travel to face Ole Miss on November 12, 2011, which is the date vacated by the move of Boise State to the Mountain West. Read Full Story »
The LSU Tigers have added the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to their 2015 football schedule, JSU has announced. The game will be played at Tiger Stadium on September 5, 2015.
This will be the first meeting between the two schools. Jacksonville State is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Read Full Story »
The Pac-10 has announced that they will be named the Pac-12 once Colorado and Utah join the conference. They also unveiled a new logo (pictured at right). The number will be changed to 12 in the future.
Utah will definitely join the Pac-12 in 2011 as it was part of their deal. Colorado and the Big 12 are still working to make the transfer happen. Read Full Story »
EverBank has announced that they have acquired naming rights for Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. The new name of the stadium is Everbank Field.
The stadium, located next to the St. John’s River in downtown Jacksonville, is home to the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. The stadium also hosts the annual Georgia-Florida game. A deal for that game extends through 2016. Read Full Story »