Category: WAC

  • BYU Cougars Going Independent in Football

    Tim K. - September 1, 2010

    The BYU Cougars have announced that they will leave the Mountain West for the 2011-12 season and become an independent in football, while joining the WCC for other sports.

    BYU originally scheduled to go to the WAC for everything expect football, but canceled those plans when the Mountain West took Nevada and Fresno State.

  • Utah State announces a four-game Football Series with Wyoming

    Tim K. - August 26, 2010

    The Utah State Aggies announced today that they have signed a four-game home-and-home series with the Wyoming Cowboys.

    The series will begin on October 8, 2011 when Utah State hosts Wyoming at Romney Stadium in Logan. Utah State will then visit War Memorial Stadium in Laramie on September 13, 2014.

  • Fresno State, Nevada accept Mountain West Conference invitations

    Tim K. - August 18, 2010

    After news came that BYU was planning to become an independent in football and join the WAC for all other sports, the Mountain West made a move by inviting WAC members Fresno State and Nevada to join in 2011.

    Fresno State will have to pay a $5 million buyout to the WAC for leaving, under the terms reached after Boise State planned to leave.

  • Louisiana Tech to play at Ole Miss in 2011, at Illinois in 2012

    Kevin Kelley - July 29, 2010

    The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will play at Ole Miss in 2011 and at Illinois in 2012, the school announced on Wednesday.

    Tech will travel to face Ole Miss on November 12, 2011, which is the date vacated by the move of Boise State to the Mountain West.

  • Big 12, Mountain West & WAC Future Football Schedules Updated

    Kevin Kelley - June 28, 2010

    The Big 12, Mountain West and WAC future football schedules have been updated. Updates reflect the recent conference changes by Boise State, Colorado, Nebraska and Utah.

    Boise State is heading to the Mountain West in July of 2011. From 2011 forward, their WAC opponents have been removed from their schedules, and Boise State has been removed from all of the WAC future schedules. The Broncos won’t be added to any Mountain West schedules until the conference announces their new scheduling format.

  • 2010 Hawaii at USC Football Game to be Played as Scheduled

    Kevin Kelley - June 20, 2010

    The season opener for both the Hawaii Warriors and the USC Trojans will be played as scheduled, the NCAA has announced. The two teams will meet in Honolulu on Thursday, September 2, 2010 (11:00 p.m. ET – ESPN).

    Recent sanctions against USC had put the game in possible jeopardy. Since they are now on probation, the Trojans are prohibited from scheduling a 13th game at Hawaii, as the NCAA allows under the Hawaii Exemption.

  • Boise State Broncos to join Mountain West Conference in 2011

    Kevin Kelley - June 11, 2010

    The Mountain West Conference announced today that the Boise State Broncos have joined the MWC effective July 1, 2011. The Broncos have been a member of the Western Athletic Conference since 2001. They won conference football championships in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. In 2006, Boise State went 13-0 and upset the…

  • Louisiana Tech Schedules Future Football Games against Arkansas and UTSA

    Kevin Kelley - June 10, 2010

    The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs of the WAC have scheduled a 2015-2016 home-and-home football series with UTSA. They will also face the Arkansas Razorbacks of the SEC in 2016.

    Louisiana Tech will host UTSA in Ruston on September 26, 2015. The Bulldogs will travel to face the Roadrunners at the Alamodome in San Antonio on September 24, 2016. The 2015 game will be the first meeting between the two schools.

  • The Hawaii Exemption

    Kevin Kelley - May 25, 2010

    Have you heard the term Hawaii Exemption? The Hawaii Exemption is a rule enacted by the NCAA that allows Division I football teams that play at Hawaii to schedule a 13th regular-season game.

  • 2010 Utah State Aggies Football Schedule Posted

    Kevin Kelley - May 15, 2010

    The 2010 Utah State Aggies Football Schedule has been posted. Their schedule features games against BYU, Oklahoma, Boise State, Fresno State, Hawaii and Nevada.