The 2013 Sun Belt Conference Football Schedules were released today. Conference play begins on Thursday, Sept. 12 when Troy visits Arkansas State.
For the 2013 season, the SBC will have eight members after the addition of Georgia State Panthers and the Texas State Bobcats. Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Middle Tennessee, and North Texas each left the Sun Belt for Conference USA. Read Full Story »
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have completed their 2013 non-conference football schedule with the addition of a game against Morgan State.
WKU will host Morgan State at Houchens Industries-L. T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green on Sept. 21, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The ULM Warhawks and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, both schools announced today.
ULM will travel to face Wake Forest at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2013. The Demon Deacons will then return the game to Malone Stadium in Monroe, Louisiana on Aug. 30, 2014. Read Full Story »
The Missouri Tigers and the Arkansas State Red Wolves have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2013 and 2015, both schools have announced.
Missouri will host the first game of the series at Faurot Field in Columbia on Sept. 28, 2013. Arkansas State will host the second and final game at Liberty Bank Stadium in Jonesboro on Sept. 28, 2015. Read Full Story »
The Washington Huskies have added the Georgia State Panthers to their 2014 football schedule, FBSchedules.com has learned.
According to a copy of the contract, Washington will host Georgia State at Husky Stadium in Seattle on September 20, 2014. UW will pay GSU $900,000 for the game and there will be a fee of $1.5 million if either team should cancel.
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The Troy Trojans and the Duke Blue Devils have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2013 and 2014, Troy announced today.
Troy will travel to face Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham in 2013 on a date to be announced. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. The final game of the series will hosted by Troy at Veterans Memorial Stadium in 2014. Read Full Story »
The Florida Atlantic Owls and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will join Conference USA in 2013 rather than 2014, Sun Belt commissioner Karl Benson confirmed Friday evening.
Both schools were set to join C-USA on July 1, 2014 but moved up their timetable. They join Florida International and North Texas who are also leaving the Sun Belt for C-USA. Read Full Story »
The Texas State Bobcats have added the Prairie View A&M Panthers to their 2013 football schedule, the San Marcos Daily Record reported last month.
Texas State will host Prairie View A&M at Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos. A date for the game is to be announced.
The game tentatively completes the non-conference schedule for the Bobcats in 2013… Read Full Story »
Most teams have their 2013 non-conference football schedules set, but there are eight teams that still need one game: Duke, Syracuse, Wake Forest, Marshall, Tulane, BYU, Missouri, and Texas State.
In addition, there will be four teams from the Mountain West that can play a 13-game schedule (5 non-conference games) based on the Hawaii Exemption. Under that rule, teams that play at Hawaii have the option of adding a 13th game to offset travel costs. Read Full Story »
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have added the Texas State Bobcats to their 2013 football schedule, the Hattiesburg American has reported.
Southern Miss will host Texas State at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg to open the season on Aug. 31. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The Florida Atlantic Owls and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders will join Conference USA in 2014, multiple sources have reported.
Harry Minium broke the news this morning that Middle Tennessee was the first school to accept an offer to join Conference USA. Later in the day, ESPN confirmed the news and then reported that Florida Atlantic would also move to C-USA. The Sun-Sentinel has also confirmed FAU’s move. Read Full Story »
The Florida Atlantic Owls will face the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in a 2014-15 home-and-home football series, FAU announced today.
FAU will host the first game of the series at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton in 2014. The second and final game will be hosted by the Golden Hurricane at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium in 2015. The two schools have never met in football. Read Full Story »
The Florida International Golden Panthers and the Maryland Terrapins have scheduled a 2013 and 2016 home-and-home football series, FIU announced today.
Maryland will host the first game of the series at Byrd Stadium in College Park on Aug. 31, 2013, which will be the season-opener for both schools. FIU will host the second game of the series at FIU Stadium in Miami on Sept. 10, 2016.
Maryland leads the overall series against FIU 3-0 after wins in 2006, 2007, and 2010.
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have scheduled a 2017 and 2018 home-and-home football series against the Marshall Thundering Herd, WKU athletic director Todd Stewart announced on Monday.
Western Kentucky will host Marshall in the first game of the series at Houchens Industries – L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green in 2017. In the second and final game of the series in 2018, Marshall will host the WKU at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington. Read Full Story »
Georgia State has added two more games to their future football schedules, the school announced this afternoon. The Panthers will travel to Alabama in 2013 and Oregon in 2015.
Alabama will welcome Georgia State to Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Oct. 5, 2013. The Crimson Tide will pay the Panthers a $700,000 guarantee.
The game will be the second meeting between the two schools. GSU played at Alabama in their inaugural season back in 2010 and fell to the Tide 63-7. Read Full Story »