The Pac-12 conference has announced a “landmark media rights deal” with ESPN and Fox Sports Group. The conference also announced the creation of Pac-12 Media Enterprises, which will own the Pac-12 Network, the Pac-12 Digital Network, and Pac-12 Properties.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott called this a “landmark deal” because the “Pac-12’s member institutions would, for the first time ever, share equally in the revenue from the new arrangement, and that the equal revenue distribution would start immediately when the deal goes into effect in 2012.” Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The USC Trojans at the Colorado Buffaloes football game has been moved back one day to Friday, November 4, ESPN announced today. The game will be televised by ESPN2 at 7:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. PT).
This will be USC’s first trip to Boulder since a non-conference game in 2002. The Trojans lead the overall series against the Buffaloes 5-0. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The BYU Cougars have agreed to play in the 2011 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl if they do not receive a BCS bid, the school announced today.
The game is scheduled for Friday, December 30 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, Texas at 11:00 a.m. CT (ESPN). BYU will face a team from Conference USA. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Iowa State Cyclones have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against Iowa, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M.
Iowa State opens the 2011 season at home on September 3 against Northern Iowa. Two tough non-conference games follow with Iowa at home on September 10 and a trip to Connecticut on September 17. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Baylor Bears have announced their 2011 football schedule, which includes games against TCU, Missouri, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.
Baylor opens the 2011 season at home on Friday, September 2 against the TCU Horned Frogs (7:00 p.m. CT – ESPN). Following an open date, the Bears host non-conference games against Stephen F. Austin (09/17) and Rice (09/24). Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Ole Miss Rebels have made several changes to their future football schedules, ClarionLedger.com has reported.
Ole Miss was scheduled to play at UAB on September 8, 2012, but will now make the trip to Birmingham on September 3, 2016. In place of the UAB game in 2012, the Rebels will now host the UTEP Miners. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have announced their 2011 football schedule, which features games against Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas A&M.
Texas Tech opens the 2011 season with a non-conference home game on September 3 against the Texas State Bobcats. After an open date, the Red Raiders travel to face the New Mexico Lobos on September 17 and then host the Nevada Wolf Pack on September 24. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Stanford Cardinal have scheduled a 4-game home-and-home football series beginning in 2019, Northwestern announced today.
Stanford will travel to face Northwestern at Ryan Field in Evanston on September 14, 2019. The Cardinal will host the Wildcats at Stanford Stadium in Pal Alto on September 19, 2020. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The UMass Minutemen are set to join the MAC in 2012, ESPN has reported. UMass will join the conference in football only and will be the 14th member.
UMass is currently a member of the Colonial Athletic Association in the Football Championship Subdivison (FCS) and will play their 2011 season at that level. They will play a full MAC schedule in 2012 and will be eligible for the MAC Championship Game and bowls beginning with the 2013 season. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have scheduled a home-and-home football series in 2014 and 2018, the schools announced today.
Northwestern will travel to face Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend on November 15, 2014. The Wildcats will host the Fighting Irish at Ryan Field in Evanston during the 2018 season. An exact date was not announced. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Illinois Fighting Illini will open the 2016 season at the Western Michigan Broncos, MLive.com has reported.
Illinois will travel to face Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo on September 3, 2016. This is the return game of a home-and-home series that begins on September 1, 2012 at Illinois. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Vanderbilt Commodores will open the 2013 season with a trip to Ohio State, the Buckeyes Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Iowa Hawkeyes of the Big Ten have announced their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.
Iowa’s 2013 schedule includes non-conference home games vs. Northern Illinois, Missouri State and Western Michigan and a road game at rival Iowa State. Featured Big Ten games include at Michigan, Wisconsin, at Nebraska and at Ohio State. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Illinois Fighting Illini of the Big Ten have announced their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.
Illinois’ 2013 schedule features non-conference games against Cincinnati, Washington and Southern Illinois. The Illini still have one more game to schedule to complete their non-conference slate. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats of the Big Ten have announced their 2013 and 2014 football schedules.
Northwestern’s 2013 football schedule features non-conference games at California, vs. Syracuse and at Vanderbilt. The Wildcats will also host Maine. Featured Big Ten games include Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Ohio State, at Illinois and at Wisconsin. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »