The Temple Owls will open the 2012 football season against the Villanova Wildcats in the 4th annual Mayor’s Cup.
Temple will host the fourth and final game of the Mayor’s Cup series at Lincoln Financial Field on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Kickoff time and television coverage, if any, will be announced at a later date.Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The 2012 Conference USA football schedules have been released. Conference play begins on Sept. 8 when Tulane travels to face Tulsa.
Featured 2012 non-conference match-ups for Conference USA include East Carolina at South Carolina, Houston at UCLA, Marshall at West Virginia, Memphis at Duke, UCLA at Rice, SMU at Baylor, Southern Miss at Nebraska, Rutgers at Tulane, Tulsa at Arkansas, UAB at Ohio State, UCF at Ohio State and UTEP at Wisconsin.Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
College football is moving closer and closer to a playoff beginning with the 2014 season. President Barack Obama has been a big proponent of a college football playoff and recently sat down with Grantland.com’s Bill Simmons to talk about that issue, among others.
Obama told Simmons that he prefers an 8-team playoff, but that “four is a good place to start.”Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
South Alabama joins the Sun Belt for the 2012 season, but will not be eligible for the conference title or a post-season bowl game until the 2013 season. The Jaguars will play all Division I teams in 2012, including eight games against Sun Belt foes which will count in the conference standings.Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
On Wednesday, SEC athletic directors met in Nashville to discuss, among other things, future SEC football schedules. No decision was made on a scheduling model for 2013 and beyond.
There are several scheduling concerns that the SEC must address moving forward. Chief among them is whether to continue with an eight-game conference schedule or move to a nine-game slate.Read Full Story »Read Full Story »