Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick released schedules for the next three seasons Friday, saying a goal was to follow the model Jesse Harper started in 1913 when he scheduled games at Army,
"We play coast to coast. Jesse Harper made that decision a hundred years ago. It changed the trajectory of the football program and the university, and we're not going to stray from it," Swarbrick said.
The 2014 schedule was released so late because Swarbrick had to make adjustments when the school agreed to play five games a season against
The problem was solved when
Swarbrick said that fit in with his goal of playing games in special places. The Irish will face Boston College at the home of the Boston Red Sox — the team Irish Coach
Withers to coach
James Madison has hired
Athletic Director Jeff Bourse made the announcement Friday night. He says Withers returned to Ohio and will remain with the Buckeyes through the
"Everett is a proven winner and has shown his ability to lead," James Madison Athletic Director Jeff Bourne said in a statement. "The entire committee was incredibly impressed when we met with him."
Withers has spent two years at Ohio State, helping lead the Buckeyes on a school-record 24-game winning streak and a 24-1 record overall.
The Southeastern Conference fined four schools a combined $60,000 for violating league policies during the football season.
Mississippi State was fined for violating the league's artificial noisemaker policy a second time. The last violation was in 2010. Mississippi State fans have a tradition of bringing cowbells to games, which the league approved, as long as they are used only at approved times.
Ole Miss was fined for violating the league's field access policy a second time. Fans rushed the field after the school's 27-24 victory over