Category: WAC

  • Which College Football Team Fills the Most Seats at Home?

    Amy Daughters - July 9, 2015

    Tracking attendance success isn’t as easy as saying the school with the biggest stadium wins. While on the one hand, Michigan—at 109,901 seats—has the biggest capacity, on the other, it didn’t fill them all in 2015. In fact, the Wolverines—at 95.5%—finished No. 32 in the FBS in fill rate last year. Compare that to Ole…

  • Boston College adds New Mexico State to 2013 Football Schedule, will open vs. Stony Brook

    Kevin Kelley - December 24, 2012

    Boston CollegeThe Boston College Eagles have added a game against New Mexico State to their 2013 football schedule and will open the season vs. Stony Brook, several sources have reported.

    The Stony Brook Seawolves will visit Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill to open the 2013 season on Aug. 31. This matchup was previously reported, but the date was recently reported by Newsday writer Greg Logan (via

    Stony Brook, a member of the Colonial Athletic Association in the FCS, has never faced Boston College in football.

  • Louisiana Tech announces 2013 Non-Conference Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - December 20, 2012

    Louisiana Tech BulldogsThe Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have announced their 2013 non-conference football schedule, which features games against NC State and Kansas.

    Tech opens the 2013 season at the NC State Wolfpack of the ACC on Aug. 31. The two schools have never met on the football field.

    The following week, the Bulldogs host their only non-conference game at home against the Lamar Cardinals.

  • Idaho adds Florida State to 2013 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - December 12, 2012

    Doak Campbell StadiumThe Idaho Vandals have added the Florida State Seminoles to their 2013 football schedule, Idaho’s official website indicates.

    Idaho will travel to face Florida State at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Nov. 23, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    The addition of FSU completes Idaho’s 2013 football schedule.

  • Houston, Louisiana Tech cancel 2013-14 Football Games

    Kevin Kelley - December 11, 2012

    Houston-Louisiana TechThe Houston Cougars and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have mutually agreed to cancel their 2013 and 2014 football games, UH assistant athletics director David Bassity confirmed to

    Houston was scheduled to host Louisiana Tech on Sept. 7, 2013 and travel to face the Bulldogs on Sept. 13, 2014.

    The Cougars further confirmed the cancellation today when they announced that their four non-conference opponents in 2013 are BYU, Rice, Southern, and UTSA.

  • San Diego State adds future games vs. California, NMSU and San Jose State

    Kevin Kelley - November 29, 2012

    San Diego StateThe San Diego State Aztecs have added future football games against California, New Mexico State, and San Jose State, the school announced today.

    Agreements with California and New Mexico State call for home-and-home series, while SDSU and San Jose State will play a total of three games.

    San Diego State will travel to face Cal at California Memorial Stadium in Berkley on Sept. 12, 2015. The Aztecs will then host the Golden Bears at Qualcomm Stadium on Sept. 10, 2016.

  • Louisiana Tech to open 2013 football season at NC State

    Kevin Kelley - November 28, 2012

    NC StateThe Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will open the 2013 football season at the NC State Wolfpack, the Shreveport Times has reported.

    The game will be played at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, likely on Aug. 31. An exact date was not specified, but NC State athletic director Debbie Yow stated that they “…will be opening with Louisiana Tech, a Top 20 team.”

    North Carolina State and Louisiana Tech have never met on the football field.

  • Minnesota, New Mexico State finalize 2013-14 Home-and-Home Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - November 21, 2012

    Minnesota-New Mexico StateThe Minnesota Golden Gophers and the New Mexico State Aggies have finalized a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, the Star Tribune has reported.

    In the first game of the series on Sept. 7, 2013, Minnesota will travel to Las Cruces to face New Mexico State at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The second and final game will be hosted by the Gophers on Sept. 13, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

    Minnesota was previously slated to face North Carolina on the same two dates, but the Gophers canceled the series and payed the Tar Heels an $800,000 buyout.

  • Rice, New Mexico State schedule 2013-14 football series

    Kevin Kelley - November 18, 2012

    The Rice Owls and the New Mexico State Aggies have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series.

  • Idaho Vandals announce 2013 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - October 19, 2012

    Idaho VandalsThe Idaho Vandals have announced their 2013 football schedule, which includes games against Fresno State, NIU, Ole Miss, Temple, and Washington State.

    Idaho will be playing the 2013 season as an FBS Independent as a result of the WAC discontinuing football after 2012. All other Vandal sports will join the Big Sky Conference beginning with the 2014-15 school year.

    The Vandals previously had games arranged at Wyoming (Sept. 7), vs. Northern Illinois (Sept. 14), at Washington State (Sept. 21), and at Ole Miss (Oct. 26).