Category Archives: SEC

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    Texas A&M adds New Mexico to 2013 Football Schedule

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    Kyle FieldThe Texas A&M Aggies have added the New Mexico Lobos to their 2013 football schedule, ESPN has reported.

    Texas A&M will host New Mexico at Kyle Field in College Station on Nov. 16, 2013. The game will be the fourth overall meeting between the two schools.

    In their first ever match-up, the Aggies crushed the Lobos 63-0 in College Station in 1926.  Read Full Story »

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    Clemson cancels Future Football Games vs. Oklahoma State and Ole Miss

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    Clemson TigersAs a result of the new nine-game ACC football schedule, the Clemson Tigers have canceled future football games against Oklahoma State and Ole Miss.

    Clemson was slated to host Ole Miss on Oct. 3, 2015 and travel to face the Rebels on Sept. 10, 2016. The Tigers were also tentatively scheduled to play a home-and-home series against Oklahoma State in 2019 and 2020. Read Full Story »

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    Memphis, Ole Miss schedule 4-game Home-and-home Football Series for 2014-17

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    Memphis-Ole MissMemphis and Ole Miss have officially announced that they will renew their rivalry with a four-game, home-and-home football series beginning in 2014.

    Memphis will travel to face Ole Miss at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford on Sept. 27, 2014 and Sept. 10, 2016. The Tigers will host the Rebels at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Oct. 17, 2015 and Sept. 30, 2017. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Memphis, Ole Miss to play 4-game Football Series beginning in 2014

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    Memphis-Ole MissMemphis and Ole Miss will play a four-game, home-and-home football series beginning in 2014, the Commercial Appeal has reported.

    The two schools previously had a verbal agreement to play home-and-home in 2016 and 2017. This new agreement, according to Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen, will begin in 2014.

    “I enjoy working with the administration there,” Bowen said. “I have a long relationship with (Ole Miss athletic director) Ross (Bjork). I’ve known him a long time.” Read Full Story »

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    SEC announces early season 2012 Football TV Schedule

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    The SEC has announced their early season 2012 football TV schedule. The season kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 30 with South Carolina traveling to face Vanderbilt. Read Full Story »

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    Auburn Tigers to host Idaho Vandals in 2015

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    SpiritThe Auburn Tigers will host the Idaho Vandals in 2015, according to documents obtained by the Idaho Statesman in April.

    Auburn will host Idaho at Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 19, 2015. The game will be only the second meeting between the two schools.

    The Vandals made their first and only trip to Auburn on Sept. 11, 1999 and almost stole a win from the Tigers. Read Full Story »

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    Missouri and Texas A&M officially join the SEC today

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    Today the Missouri Tigers and the Texas A&M Aggies have officially joined the SEC. The conference now has 14 members and has expanded for the first time since 1992.

    Missouri will compete in the East Division along with Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt. Their first game of the 2012 season is on September 1 at home against Southeastern Louisiana and their first SEC game is September 8 vs. Georgia. Read Full Story »

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    Southern Miss to play at Arkansas in 2013

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    Southern Miss Golden EaglesThe Southern Miss Golden Eagles will play at the Arkansas Razorbacks in 2013, USM announced today.

    Southern Miss will travel to face Arkansas at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville on Sept. 14, 2013. The contract is for one game and it will be the highest payout ever received for USM. Read Full Story »

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    SEC to add Independence Bowl for 2012 and 2013 Seasons

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    AdvoCare V100 Independence BowlThe SEC is set to add the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl as a tie-in for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. The official announcement, which could come as early as today, would give the SEC a record 10 bowl tie-ins.

    The SEC would replace the Mountain West, which opted to take a spot in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. The MWC made that move after BYU signed agreements to play in the 2012 Poinsettia Bowl and the 2013 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. Read Full Story »

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    Big Ten presidents prefer ‘status quo’ over four-team college football playoff

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    Big TenIn a conference call this morning, the Big Ten Conference announced that their presidents prefer the “status quo” over a four-team college football playoff.

    “If the Big Ten presidents were to vote today, we would vote for the status quo,” Nebraska chancellor Harvey Perlman said on the conference call. “We think it best serves college football. We think it best protects our student-athletes. I don’t think any of us are anxious … to ask our student-athletes to play a 15th game.” Read Full Story »

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    SEC approves 6-1-1 Football Schedule Format, sets Cross-Division Rivals

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    SECThe SEC has approved the 6-1-1 football schedule format for the foreseeable future, Florida athletics director Jeremy Foley announced today.

    SEC presidents and athletics directors have been debating the future football schedule format this week at their Spring meetings in Destin, Florida.

    The 6-1-1 format means that each SEC team will play six inter-division games, one permanent cross-division game, and one rotating cross-division game. That’s an 8-game SEC schedule, which the conference has played since splitting into divisions in 1992. Read Full Story »

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    Ohio State, Georgia cancel 2020-21 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Georgia-Ohio StateOhio State and Georgia have canceled their 2020-21 home-and-home football series, FBSchedules.com has learned through documents obtained from UGA.

    The Buckeyes and Bulldogs signed a memorandum of understanding to play the two game series back in December 2010. But the two schools were unable to come up with dates for the games which has resulted in their cancellation. Read Full Story »

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    SEC to discuss future football schedule format at Spring meetings

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    SECThe 2012 SEC Spring meetings begin today at the Sandestin Hilton in Destin, Florida One of the topics this week will be the future schedule format for football.

    Over the weekend, SEC schedule guru and consultant Larry Templeton indicated that the conference will likely go with the 6-1-1 format. This format means each team plays six divisional games, one permanent cross-division opponent and one rotating cross-division team. Read Full Story »

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    SEC, Big 12 Champions to meet in New Year’s Day Bowl Game

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    Big-12, SEC create bowl gameThe SEC and the Big 12 have announced a partnership that will pit their conference champions against each other in a New Year’s Day bowl game.

    The agreement between the two conferences is for five years and begins following the 2014 football season (Jan. 1, 2015). The host site, TV partner and name of the bowl game will be announced at a later date. For now, the game has the working title “Champions Bowl.” Read Full Story »

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    Alabama to face West Virginia in 2014 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

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    Chick-fil-A Kickoff GameThe Alabama Crimson Tide will face the West Virginia Mountaineers in the second game of the 2014 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Chick-fil-A officials announced this afternoon.

    Alabama and West Virginia will meet at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2014. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    The match-up will be the second game of the 2014 Chick-fil-A Kickoff. Read Full Story »