Category Archives: WAC

  • 8

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

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

  • 4

    Louisiana Tech announces 2013 Non-Conference Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

  • 19

    Idaho adds Florida State to 2013 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

  • 6

    Houston, Louisiana Tech cancel 2013-14 Football Games

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

  • 2

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

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

  • 1

    Louisiana Tech to open 2013 football season at NC State

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

  • 8

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

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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. Read Full Story »

  • 0

    Rice, New Mexico State schedule 2013-14 Home-and-home Football Series

    By Kevin Kelley -

    NMSU-RiceThe Rice Owls and the New Mexico State Aggies have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, The Houston Chronicle has reported via Twitter. The two schools have never met in football.

    In the first game of the series, Rice will travel to face New Mexico State at Aggie Memorial Stadium on Oct. 19, 2013. The second and final game of the series will be played at Rice Stadium in Houston on Sept. 6, 2014. Read Full Story »

  • 16

    Idaho Vandals announce 2013 Football Schedule

    By Kevin Kelley -

    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). Read Full Story »

  • 4

    Idaho nearing completion of 2013 Football Schedule as FBS Independent

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Idaho VandalsThe Idaho Vandals have nearly completed a 12-game football schedule for 2013 as an FBS Independent, athletic director Rob Spear confirmed this weekend.

    In a post-game radio interview, Spear said that the “…schedule’s coming along. I feel pretty good about having 11 secure games and Friday I thought I had 12. The way football scheduling goes, I lost a game on Friday, but I’m hopeful I’ll be able to pick one up this week and hopefully we can come out and announce that schedule.” Read Full Story »

  • 7

    Louisiana Tech to host Army in 2013 Heart of Dallas Kickoff Classic

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Cotton BowlThe Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will host the Army Black Knights in the inaugural 2013 Heart of Dallas Classic at the Cotton Bowl, the school announced today.

    The game, which was initially slated for Sept. 28, 2013 in Ruston, will be played on the same date and Louisiana Tech will remain the home team.

    “We are honored to partner with the United States Military Academy, the Cotton Bowl, the State Fair of Texas, Conference USA and the Heart of Dallas Bowl to participate in this special event,” said Louisiana Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde. Read Full Story »

  • 3

    Texas Tech to host Texas State in 2013, face UTEP Home-and-home in 2014-15

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Texas Tech Red RaidersTexas Tech will host Texas State in 2013 and will face UTEP in a home-and-home series in 2014 and 2015, Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt told the Avalanche Journal.

    No specific dates for the three games were mentioned. A representative of Texas Tech told us that currently there are “no dates yet for release.”

    2013 will be the third consecutive season that Texas Tech has played Texas State. Read Full Story »

  • 6

    NMSU AD confirms Aggies will play as FBS Independent beginning in 2013

    By Kevin Kelley -

    New Mexico StateNew Mexico State athletic director Dr. McKinley Boston confirmed to fans and supporters in a letter Wednesday that the Aggies will play as an FBS Independent beginning in 2013.

    In his letter, Boston wrote the following regarding NMSU’s FBS status:

    NMSU is committed to continuing at the Division 1 level and we are committed to our football program. Our focus is to win WAC championships and to be the best mid-major program we can be. Looking ahead, we are planning to play as an independent football program in 2013. Nine of 12 football games have already been scheduled with at least five of those games to be played at home. The entire 2013 football schedule should be available in mid-October. Even though our football program will be independent in 2013, NMSU will remain a WAC member in all other sports. Read Full Story »

  • 4

    Louisiana Tech vs. Texas A&M moved to October 13

    By Kevin Kelley -

    Independence StadiumHurricane Isaac has forced the postponement of another 2012 college football game. Louisiana Tech and Texas A&M have moved their Thursday night match-up to Saturday, Oct. 13.

    No other changes to Louisiana Tech or Texas A&M’s schedule was necessary since both schools were set to be off on Oct. 13.

    “Our primary concern was for the health and safety of the general public, students and fans of both institutions,” Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde said. Read Full Story »

  • 7

    South Alabama moves season-opener against UTSA to Saturday

    By Kevin Kelley -

    South AlabamaDue to Tropical Storm Isaac, South Alabama has moved their season-opener against UTSA to Saturday, Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. CT. The game was initially slated for Thursday night.

    “After long consideration of numerous factors impacting the game, the logical decision is to move the game to Saturday,” Erdmann said. “We encourage our fans to come out, enjoy a great football game and support the Jaguars.” Read Full Story »