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 »
The Kansas Jayhawks and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2015 and 2018, the two schools announced today.
Kansas will travel to face Rutgers at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway on Sept. 26, 2015. The Jayhawks will then host the Scarlet Knights at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence on Sept. 15, 2018. The two schools have never met before in football. Read Full Story »
College football helmet schedules are now available from FBSchedules.com. The schedules are available in PDF format only.
The schedules feature the team helmets, date, and opponent for every FBS conference (ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, C-USA, Independents, MAC, MWC, Pac-12, SEC, Sun Belt, and WAC). Read Full Story »
The Illinois Fighting Illini announced several additions to their future football schedules this afternoon.
Illinois has completed their 2013 football schedule with a home game against Miami (OH) on Sept. 28, 2013. In addition, they have confirmed the earlier report that they will face Washington at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sept. 14. Read Full Story »
The Illinois Fighting Illini will face the Washington Huskies at Soldier Field in Chicago, ESPNChicago.com has reported. Illinois sports information director Kent Brown confirmed the game.
The match-up, which is set for Sept. 14, 2013, was originally scheduled to be played at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Washington leads the overall series 5-4, but the two schools haven’t met since 1972. Read Full Story »
The Navy Midshipmen have added Texas State and VMI to their 2014 football schedule, their 2012 media guide indicates.
Navy will travel to face Texas State at Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos on Sept. 13, 2014. This will be the second game of a home-and-home series that begins this season in Annapolis. The series was originally slated to conclude on Sept. 19, 2015, but the game was moved up one year due to Navy joining the Big East in 2015. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have released their 2013 football schedule. All of their 2013 opponents were previously announced, but they have now posted the official schedule to their website.
There has been one date change on the schedule. Notre Dame has pushed back their home date against BYU one week and will now host the Cougars on Nov. 23.
That makes Notre Dame’s second off week Nov. 16, which falls between their trip to Pittsburgh and their home game against BYU. Read Full Story »
The 2012 Preseason USA Today Sports Top 25 Coaches Poll has been released and the LSU Tigers top the rankings. LSU received 18 first place votes and 1,403 total points.
Alabama, who defeated LSU in the 2012 BCS National Championship Game, is a close second. The Crimson Tide received 20 first place votes and 1,399 points overall. USC follows in third place with 19 first place votes and 1,388 points. Read Full Story »