With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M to the SEC in 2012, there is a possibility that the conference will move to a nine-game conference schedule in the future. But could it be as soon as the 2012 season?
South Carolina President Harris Pastides thinks so. On Sunday, Pastides told the Daily Gamecock that the SEC will play nine conference football games each year. That means each SEC team would play six games from their division, one permanent crossover game and two rotating games from the opposite division. Read Full Story »
CBS has announced that the Nov. 5 game between the no. 1 LSU Tigers and the no. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide will be televised in prime time at 8:00 p.m. ET.
The game was previously scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. ET start. Gary Danielson and Verne Lundquist will call the game from the booth with Tracy Wolfson down on the field. Read Full Story »
The Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies are unlikely to meet in football until at least 2019, USAToday.com has reported.
Texas A&M has talked to Texas about future games, but the Longhorns have told them that their non-conference schedule is filled through the 2018 season. Read Full Story »
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns have added the Florida Gators to their 2012 football schedule, interim athletic director Scott Farmer told theadvertiser.com.
The Ragin’ Cajuns will travel to face the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville on September 8, 2012. The Gators will pay the Cajuns a $950,000 guarantee. Read Full Story »
The SEC has announced that they have accepted the Texas A&M Aggies as their 13th member beginning in the 2012 season.
Texas A&M is only the third school to be accepted into the SEC since its inception in 1932. Arkansas and South Carolina were added back in 1991. Read Full Story »
The Auburn Tigers have added the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to their 2012 football schedule, AL.com has reported.
Auburn will host Alabama A&M at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 17, 2012. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for the Bulldogs against a team from the SEC. Read Full Story »
The UMass Minutemen and the Vanderbilt Commodores have finalized their four-game home-and-home football series, Tennessean.com has reported.
The first game will be played at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville on October 27, 2012. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for UMass against a school from the SEC. Read Full Story »
The Tennessee Volunteers have added the Georgia State Panthers to their 2012 football schedule, the AJC reported today.
Tennessee will host Georgia State at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on September 8, 2012. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The Tennessee Volunteers will buy out of their 2013 football game at Oregon, Rob Moseley of The Register Guard announced on Twitter.
Tennessee and Oregon signed a contract for a home-and-home series back in 2005. In the first game in 2010, the Ducks crushed the Volunteers 48-13 in Knoxville. Read Full Story »
The Presidents of the current SEC schools met today to discuss future conference expansion. Texas A&M was the leading candidate to bolt their current conference, the Big 12, to join the SEC in 2012.
After the meeting, Dr. Bernie Machen, Chair of the Southeastern Conference Presidents and Chancellors, issued the following statement:
“The SEC Presidents and Chancellors met today and reaffirmed our satisfaction with the present 12 institutional alignment. We recognize, however, that future conditions may make it advantageous to expand the number of institutions in the league. Read Full Story »
The Georgia Bulldogs have added the ULM Warhawks to their 2015 football schedule, Sicemdawgs.com has reported.
Georgia will host ULM at Sanford Stadium in Athens on November 7, 2015 and will pay the Warhawks a $1.2 million guarantee for the game. The two schools have a “Memorandum of Understanding” to play the game with an official contract in the works. Read Full Story »
The UMass Minutemen and the Vanderbilt Commodores are close to finalizing a four-game home-and-home football series, Tennessean.com has reported.
The first game would be played in 2012 at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville. It would be the first ever meeting between the two schools and the first for UMass against a school from the SEC. Read Full Story »
Georgia and New Mexico have each added a game against the Southern Jaguars to their future football schedules, TheAdvocate.com has reported.
Both games are currently tentative, however, as they were scheduled by Southern football coach Stump Mitchell. The school is currently without an athletics director. Southern Chancellor James Llorens will have to “sign off on it.” Read Full Story »
The LSU Tigers have added a game against Towson to their 2012 football schedule, Towson announced today.
LSU will host the Towson Tigers at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge on September 29, 2012. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
Vanderbilt has been asked to alter their 2012 schedule to open the season against the South Carolina Gamecocks, The Tennesseean has reported.
The game would be played on Thursday, August 30 at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville and would likely be televised nationally by ESPN. Read Full Story »