Week 13 of the 2011 college football season is Thanksgiving week. It’s also considered Rivalry Week. There are some great college rivalry games played this week, and some good Thanksgiving Day NFL matchups also.
ESPN Gameday will broadcast live from the site of the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Auburn Tigers game. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Ohio State Buckeyes have made several changes to their future football schedules, Director of Athletics Gene Smith announced today.
Ohio State has added a game against the Florida A&M Rattlers at Ohio Stadium on Sept. 7, 2013. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns have received their first ever bowl bid at the FBS level, the school announced today. The Cajuns will play in the 2011 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.
The game will be played on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. ET at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana (ESPN and ESPN 3D). The Cajuns will be the first ever school from Louisiana to play in the bowl game. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have accepted an invitation to the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl, the school announced today.
BYU will meet a team from Conference USA on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas. The game will be televised by ESPN at 12:00 p.m. ET.
The Cougars have an overall bowl record of 11-17-1. This will be their first Armed Forces Bowl appearance and their 7th consecutive season playing in a bowl game. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The USC Trojans at the Oregon Ducks highlights week 12 of the 2011 college football season. ESPN Gameday will broadcast live from Houston, Texas, the site of the SMU at (10) Houston game.
Other big games this weekend include (16) Nebraska at (18) Michigan, (21) Penn State at Ohio State and (5) Oklahoma at Baylor. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Arkansas State Red Wolves have added the Alcorn State Braves to their 2012 football schedule, Arkansas State Director of Athletics Dr. Dean Lee announced Wednesday.
Arkansas State will host Alcorn State at ASU Stadium in Jonesboro on September 22, 2012. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have been invited to join the Big East Conference, Deseret News has reported. BYU would join the Big East in football only.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner told the Deseret News that his sources indicate “an invitation has been extended and that BYU officials are in favor of a move to the Big East.” Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Florida Gators have added the UMass Minutemen to their 2016 football schedule, the Palm Beach Post has reported.
Florida will host UMass at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville on a date to be announced. The game will be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The UCLA Bruins will play the Texas Longhorns at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, the Los Angeles Times has reported.
UCLA and Texas are set to play on September 13, 2014. The Bruins and Longhorns have met six times with the series tied at three games each.
The two schools recently completed a home-and-home series. UCLA won 34-12 in Austin in 2010 and Texas won 49-20 in Los Angeles earlier this season. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The no. 6 Oregon Ducks at the no. 3 Stanford Cardinal highlights week 11 of the 2011 college football season. ESPN Gameday will broadcast live from the site of the game in Palo Alto, California.
Other big games this weekend include (10) Virginia Tech at (20) Georgia Tech, (19) Nebraska at (12) Penn State, and (24) Auburn at (14) Georgia. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The UCLA Bruins are close to finalizing a deal to play a football game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, UCLA athletics director Dan Guerrero announced on his weekly blog.
UCLA is expected to make an official announcement in the next few days. No other specifics were revealed, such as the date and opponent. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno will retire at the end of the 2011 season, he announced today in a statement. Penn State and former assistant Jerry Sandusky are embroiled in child sex abuse allegations.
Paterno, nicknamed “JoePa,” has been head coach of the Nittany Lions since 1966 and is the only FBS coach to reach 400 victories. His current overall coaching record is 409-136-3. In bowl games, Paterno is 24-12-1 and has won two national championships (1982, 1986) and three Big Ten championships (1994, 2005, 2008). Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The UCF Knights and the Oklahoma Sooners are close to finalizing a home-and-home football series, UCFSports.com has reported.
The series would begin next year at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando. UCF would then travel to Norman to face Oklahoma in 2013. The games would be the first ever between the two schools. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M to the SEC in 2012, there is a possibility that the conference will move to a nine-game conference schedule in the future. But could it be as soon as the 2012 season?
South Carolina President Harris Pastides thinks so. On Sunday, Pastides told the Daily Gamecock that the SEC will play nine conference football games each year. That means each SEC team would play six games from their division, one permanent crossover game and two rotating games from the opposite division. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The SEC has announced that they have accepted the Missouri Tigers as their 14th member effective July 1, 2012.
Missouri is the second school to be added to the Southeastern Conference this year. Texas A&M accepted an invitation to join in September. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »