The Georgia State Panthers have added Air Force and West Virginia to their future football schedules, the AJC has reported. Read Full Story »
Back in February, the ACC announced that they were moving to a nine-game football schedule. This was due to the addition of Pittsburgh and Syracuse which brought the total number of ACC teams to 14.
The addition of the extra conference game forced many ACC teams to cancel future non-conference contests. Some of those games were slated for next season.
But then last month, the ACC announced that they had reached an agreement with Notre Dame for the Fighting Irish to play five ACC football teams per season beginning as early as 2014. Read Full Story »
Week 6 was one of the crazier weeks in recent memory around college football, as three of the top five teams in the nation fell. This obviously had a large impact on the ACC, as well, with Florida State losing in the final minute at Carter-Finley Stadium.
The ACC’s Atlantic Division has a new complexion, as the Coastal now sees a new team in second place outright behind the Miami Hurricanes. Let’s take a look at what to watch for a somewhat light ACC schedule in Week 7. Read Full Story »
Every year in college football there’s always a weekend that separates the contenders from the pretenders. This past weekend seemed to be 2012’s nominee.
LSU took it’s perfect record and #4 ranking into the swamp in Gainesville and was bruised and battered by the Gators defense. Third ranked Florida State went into Raleigh and were shocked by a gritty NC State team in the fourth quarter. Fifth ranked Georgia visited sixth ranked South Carolina and quickly fell behind 21-0 in the first quarter, and proceeded to get it’s doors blown off by the Gamecocks. Read Full Story »
The six BCS conferences have each announced their football TV schedule for the weekend of October 20, 2012.
CBS has elected to exercise their six-day option for its game on Oct. 20 at 3:30 p.m. ET. They will choose between South Carolina at Florida, Alabama at Tennessee or LSU at Texas A&M after this week’s games.
Top match-ups on Oct. 20 include Kansas State at West Virginia, South Carolina at Florida, Alabama at Tennessee, Michigan State at Michigan, and Florida State at Miami (FL). Read Full Story »
Losses by Top 10 teams Florida State, Georgia, LSU, and Texas resulted in big changes in both the AP and USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll this week.
Florida State lost 17-16 at unranked NC State to fall from 3rd to 12th in the AP Poll and 4th to 11th in the Coaches Poll. LSU, which was 4th in the AP and 3rd in the Coaches, lost at Florida 14-6 and dropped to 9th and 8th, respectively.
Georgia, previously ranked 5th in both polls, fell even further after getting demolished 35-7 at no. 6 South Carolina. The Bulldogs are now ranked 14th in the AP Poll and 12th in the Coaches Poll. Read Full Story »
The two new SEC schools (Texas A&M and Missouri) get to play new conference opponents for the first time this week, as Missouri hosts Vanderbilt and Texas A&M goes to Oxford to take on the Ole Miss Rebels. The great match-ups this weekend are in Columbia and Gainesville, though. Let’s take a look at what you’ll need to watch across the SEC this weekend.
Program guide: The SEC has cemented its reputation as an elite conference, and this game is no disappointment. Both teams have very difficult schedules remaining, but this game will go a long way toward determining the SEC East champion. The first of two games involving two top ten opponents features a number of intriguing story lines. Read Full Story »
On Saturday, Penn State hosts Northwestern in the Big Ten Game of the Week (12 p.m. ET, ESPN).
This is a pivotal game for each team. Northwestern has gotten of to a great start, but holes in their defense could be their downfall. Penn State had early struggles against Ohio and Virginia, but regained their sea legs with a convincing win at Illinois last week. While Penn State has dominated the win-loss record for the series, most of the recent games have been back and forth. Here’s what to look for Saturday… Read Full Story »
Week 6 features a number of interesting matchups involving current – and future – ACC teams, including two nationally-televised night games. Let’s take a look around the conference and tell you what to watch for this week.
The ACC Coastal Division leaders travel to South Bend to take on their longtime rivals and future conference mates in the matchup of the week. It’s no Catholics vs. Convicts, but this game takes on a whole new level of interest with both schools off to a blazing start. Read Full Story »
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will host the Army Black Knights in the inaugural 2013 Heart of Dallas Classic at the Cotton Bowl, the school announced today.
The game, which was initially slated for Sept. 28, 2013 in Ruston, will be played on the same date and Louisiana Tech will remain the home team.
“We are honored to partner with the United States Military Academy, the Cotton Bowl, the State Fair of Texas, Conference USA and the Heart of Dallas Bowl to participate in this special event,” said Louisiana Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde. Read Full Story »
Week six of the 2012 college football season features several match-ups between Top 25 teams, including (4) LSU at (10) Florida, (5) Georgia at (6) South Carolina, (8) West Virginia at (11) Texas, (21) Nebraska at (12) Ohio State, and (23) Washington at (2) Oregon.
Other top games include Miami (FL) at (9) Notre Dame, (3) Florida State at NC State, Iowa State at (15) TCU, and (17) Oklahoma at Texas Tech. Read Full Story »
The Northern Illinois Huskies have added the Arkansas Razorbacks to their 2014 football schedule, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher announced Wednesday.
NIU will travel to face Arkansas at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville on Sept. 20, 2014. In their only previous meeting, Arkansas defeated Northern Illinois 30-27 in Fayetteville in 1994.
“It’s always good to play elite schools from other conferences,” Compher said. “This is a place we haven’t been to for quite some time and provides a great opportunity to showcase our program in an SEC venue.” Read Full Story »
The ACC will keep an 8-game conference football schedule when it expands to 14 teams in 2013, the league announced today at their annual Fall meetings.
With Pittsburgh and Syracuse set to join the ACC next season, the conference was going to migrate to a 9-game schedule. But the recent agreement with Notre Dame altered those plans. Read Full Story »
ULM has added LSU to their 2014 football schedule, the Warhawks announced today.
ULM will travel to face LSU at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge on Sept. 6, 2014. The game will be only the third ever meeting between the two schools, which are separated by about 187 miles.
The Tigers lead the overall series 2-0 after a 49-7 win in 2003 and 51-0 in 2010. Both games were played in Baton Rouge. Read Full Story »
The Ohio State Buckeyes and the TCU Horned Frogs have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2018 and 2019, both schools announced today.
Ohio State will travel to face TCU at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Forth Worth on Sept. 15, 2018. The Buckeyes will then host the Horned Frogs at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Sept. 21. 2019.
The two schools have played six times, all in Columbus, but haven’t squared off since 1973. Ohio State leads the series 4-1-1. Read Full Story »