The Cincinnati Bearcats have added the Fordham Rams to their 2012 football schedule, Cincinnati.com has reported.
Cincinnati will host Fordham at Nippert Stadium on Oct. 13, 2012. The Rams are filling the void left on Cincinnati’s schedule when TCU opted to join the Big 12. Read Full Story »
Conference USA and Mountain West are now talking about forming an alliance rather than merging, sources have told MercuryNews.com and CBSSports.com.
The two conferences announced in October that they planned to merge into one conference. Then last month they announced plans to dissolve both conferences and create a new one for legal reasons. Dissolving would allow them to nullify current television contracts and sign newer, more lucrative ones. Read Full Story »
Commissioners from the BCS conferences are meeting in Dallas today to continue discussions for a potential college football playoff.
After last month’s meeting, the “plus-one” format seemed to be the leader of all the options presented. That model would pit the winners of two semifinal games against each other in a national championship game. Read Full Story »
Several 2012 Spring college football games will be televised or streamed online this year. ESPN has already posted a few games that will be broadcast on ESPN3.com, while other games have been announced for CSS, CST, Longhorn Network and Sun Sports.
Listed below is the 2012 Spring football game TV schedule with date, time and network information. Spring games are also listed on each 2012 college football schedule. Additional games will be added to this list as they are announced. Read Full Story »
Clemson and Georgia are scheduled to play a home-and-home football series in 2013 and 2014. But due to expansion in the ACC, the series may have to be canceled.
Earlier this month, it was reported that the Georgia-Clemson football series could be in jeopardy. Due to the addition of Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the ACC, likely in 2013, the conference will play a nine-game football schedule. Read Full Story »
The Oregon Ducks and Michigan State Spartans have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2014 and 2015, The Register Guard has reported.
Oregon will host Michigan State at Autzen Stadium on Sept. 13, 2014. The Ducks will then travel to face Michigan State at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing on Sept. 12, 2015. Read Full Story »
SEC commissioner Mike Slive hopes to have the future football schedule for the conference set by late-May, he told the Memphis Commercial-Appeal.
Slive and the 14 SEC athletic directors discussed the issue earlier this month in Nashville at the women’s basketball tournament and then the following week in New Orleans at the men’s tournament. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have announced kickoff times for their 2012 home games, their contest at Soldier Field in Chicago and their annual Spring game. All home games, except for Michigan, will be televised by NBC at 3:30 p.m. ET. Read Full Story »
The 2012 UTSA at South Alabama football game has been moved to Thursday, August 30, USA announced today. The game, which was originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 1., will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL.
Not only will this be the first game of the season for both schools, it will also be their first game at the FBS level. South Alabama beat the Roadrunners 30-27 in double-overtime last season in the first game of their home-and-home series. Read Full Story »
The Northwestern Wildcats and the Stanford Cardinal have scheduled a 2015-16 home-and-home football series, Northwestern announced today.
Northwestern will host Stanford at Ryan Field in Evanston on Sept. 5, 2015. The Wildcats will travel to face the Cardinal at Stanford Stadium on Sept. 24, 2016. Read Full Story »
The LSU Tigers and the Tulane Green Wave are in discussions for a possible game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in 2013, The Times Picayune has reported.
The game could be the season opener for both schools, although details are still being worked out. The two schools, separated by only about 80 miles, haven’t met since a 42-0 LSU win in 2009. The Tigers lead the overall series 69-22-7. Read Full Story »
Speaking to reporters after their third spring football practice, BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall told reporters there is a “good chance” that the Cougars could schedule Wisconsin.
Last year rumors were rampant that BYU was in talks with several big name schools for future home-and-home and two-for-one games. Only one of those rumors has panned out so far, resulting in a single game at Nebraska in 2015. Read Full Story »
The Pittsburgh Panthers finalized their 2012 non-conference football schedule today with the addition of a home game against Gardner-Webb.
Pittsburgh opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Youngstown State Penguins. Other non-conference games at Heinz Field include Virginia Tech on Sept. 15 and Gardner-Webb on Sept. 22. The Panthers will travel to face Buffalo on Oct. 6 and Notre Dame on Nov. 3. Read Full Story »
The Big East has officially announced the addition of the Temple Owls to the conference. Temple will join for football in 2012 and all sports in 2013.
Temple was formerly a member of the Big East in football from 1991 through 2004. The Owls were dismissed from the league and played as an Independent for two years before joining the MAC. Read Full Story »
Although the SEC hasn’t made an official announcement, it appears that Arkansas-Missouri and South Carolina-Texas A&M will become permanent cross-division rivals in football.
South Carolina president Harris Pastides told ABC Columbia that Texas A&M is their “likely” option for a permanent cross-division rival.
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