- Kevin Kelley - April 25, 2012
Rice will open the 2013 football season at Texas A&M, MyFoxHouston.com has reported.
“We’re going to play a football game with A&M,” Rice athletics director Rick Greenspan told FOX 26 Sports. “We’re going to open the 2013 season up in College Station.”
- Kevin Kelley - April 12, 2012
The SEC is generally considered the best football conference. But their teams aren’t always known to have the toughest non-conference schedules.
Sure there are some cupcakes year in and year out, but there are also some great match-ups. And some of those are in-state rivalries.
Here is my pick for the Top 10 SEC non-conference games for the 2012 season:
- Kevin Kelley - April 9, 2012
The Ole Miss Rebels officially announced dates for seven future football games this afternoon, including games against Idaho, New Mexico State, Troy, and UL Lafayette.
Ole Miss opens the 2013 season at home against Idaho on Aug. 31, followed by a visit from Southeast Missouri State on Sept. 17. The Rebels then travel to face the Texas Longhorns on Sept. 14 before hosting Troy on Nov. 16.
- Kevin Kelley - April 9, 2012
The 2012 Kentucky at Louisville game has been moved to Sunday, Sept. 2 and will be televised by ESPN at 3:30 p.m. ET, both schools announced today.
The game will be played at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and is the season-opener for both schools. This will be the seventh time that the Kentucky-Louisville game has been played on a Sunday.
- Kevin Kelley - March 30, 2012
Clemson athletics director Terry Don Phillips said he “absolutely” expects the Tigers to play their future home-and-home football series against Georgia.
- Kevin Kelley - March 21, 2012
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.
- Kevin Kelley - March 19, 2012
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.
- Kevin Kelley - March 13, 2012
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.
- Kevin Kelley - March 6, 2012
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.
- Kevin Kelley - March 5, 2012
The Ole Miss Rebels will open the 2015 season at home against the UT Martin Skyhawks, according to UTM’s official website.
Ole Miss will take on UT Martin at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Sept. 5, 2015. The game will be the first ever between the two schools.