The 2012 Mountain West Conference (MWC) football schedules were released today. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 22 with Air Force at UNLV and Nevada at Hawaii.
The 2012 season will be the first in the MWC for Fresno State, Hawaii and Nevada. Each school comes from the WAC. 2011 was the final season for the TCU Horned Frogs in the MWC after they announced they were joining the Big East and ultimately the Big 12. Read Full Story »
The Syracuse Orange have finalized their 2012 non-conference football schedule, the school announced this morning.
Syracuse opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Northwestern Wildcats of the Big Ten. Syracuse holds a 5-4 series lead over NU and have won five of the last six meetings.
The following week, Syracuse takes on the USC Trojans in New York’s College Classic at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Read Full Story »
The Missouri Tigers have announced their 2012 football schedule, which was completed today with the addition of a home game against the Syracuse Orange.
The 2012 season will be the first for Missouri in the Southeastern Conference. The Tigers, who were accepted into the SEC on Nov. 6, have competed in the Big 12 since its inception in 1996. Read Full Story »
The Temple Owls will open the 2012 football season against the Villanova Wildcats in the 4th annual Mayor’s Cup.
Temple will host the fourth and final game of the Mayor’s Cup series at Lincoln Financial Field on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Kickoff time and television coverage, if any, will be announced at a later date. Read Full Story »
The 2012 Conference USA football schedules have been released. Conference play begins on Sept. 8 when Tulane travels to face Tulsa.
Featured 2012 non-conference match-ups for Conference USA include East Carolina at South Carolina, Houston at UCLA, Marshall at West Virginia, Memphis at Duke, UCLA at Rice, SMU at Baylor, Southern Miss at Nebraska, Rutgers at Tulane, Tulsa at Arkansas, UAB at Ohio State, UCF at Ohio State and UTEP at Wisconsin. Read Full Story »
College football is moving closer and closer to a playoff beginning with the 2014 season. President Barack Obama has been a big proponent of a college football playoff and recently sat down with Grantland.com’s Bill Simmons to talk about that issue, among others.
Obama told Simmons that he prefers an 8-team playoff, but that “four is a good place to start.” Read Full Story »
South Alabama joins the Sun Belt for the 2012 season, but will not be eligible for the conference title or a post-season bowl game until the 2013 season. The Jaguars will play all Division I teams in 2012, including eight games against Sun Belt foes which will count in the conference standings. Read Full Story »
On Wednesday, SEC athletic directors met in Nashville to discuss, among other things, future SEC football schedules. No decision was made on a scheduling model for 2013 and beyond.
There are several scheduling concerns that the SEC must address moving forward. Chief among them is whether to continue with an eight-game conference schedule or move to a nine-game slate. Read Full Story »
The ACC has released their 2012 football schedules. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 1 when Miami travels to face Boston College. And in a prime-time Labor Day match-up, Georgia Tech travels to face Virginia Tech (Mon., Sept. 3; 8 p.m. ET; ESPN).
Two ACC schools will participate in the 2012 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. NC State will take on Tennessee on Friday, Aug. 31 while Clemson will battle Auburn on Saturday, Sept. 1. Read Full Story »
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, Clemson, Florida State, NC State and North Carolina.
Wake Forest opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Liberty Flames. In other non-conference games, Wake hosts Army (Sept. 22), travels to Notre Dame (Nov. 17) and hosts Vanderbilt (Nov. 24). Read Full Story »
The Virginia Tech Hokies have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Miami and Virginia.
Virginia Tech opens the 2012 season with an ACC contest on Labor Day at home against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Mon., Sept. 3; 8:00 p.m. ET; ESPN). Read Full Story »
The Virginia Cavaliers have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Penn State, TCU, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Miami and Virginia Tech.
Virginia opens the 2012 season with back-to-back non-conference games at home against Richmond on Sept. 1 and Penn State on Sept. 8. The final two non-ACC games for Virginia in 2012 are at TCU on Sept. 22 and home against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 29. Read Full Story »
The North Carolina Tar Heels have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Louisville, Georgia Tech, Miami, NC State and Virginia Tech.
North Carolina opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against Elon. UNC also has non-conference games at Louisville on Sept. 15 and at home against East Carolina on Sept. 22 and Idaho on Sept. 29. Read Full Story »
The NC State Wolfpack have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Connecticut, Tennessee, Clemson, Florida State, Miami and North Carolina.
NC State opens the 2012 season on Friday, Aug. 31 against the Tennessee Volunteers in the 2012 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The game will be televised by ESPNU. Read Full Story »
The Miami Hurricanes have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Kansas State, Notre Dame, Florida State, Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech.
Miami opens the 2012 season on Sept. 1 with an ACC game at Boston College. The Hurricanes then step out of conference play and make a trip to face Kansas State on Sept. 8 before returning home to host Bethune-Cookman on Sept. 15. Read Full Story »