Wednesday we looked at the Football Championship Series teams that PAC-12 teams will play during the non-conference that had losing records last year. Today as promised we’ll look at the schools who had winning records and when they’ll appear on the schedule.
The four teams you’ll learn a little bit more about are the Sacramento State Hornets (6-5, 4-4 Big Sky), Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (8-3, 6-2 Big Sky), Central Arkansas Bears (9-3, 6-1 Southland), Eastern Washington Eagles (11-3, 7-1 Big Sky)
Sacramento State – 2012: 6-5 and 4-4 in the Big Sky Conference, you’ll see them when they play in Tempe on Thursday September 5 at Arizona State. This game can be seen on the PAC-12 Network kicking off at 7 pm.
Hornets 2013 schedule: Aug. 29 @San Jose State, Sept. 5 @Arizona State, Sept. 14 v. Southern Oregon, Sept. 21 v. Southern Utah (neutral site), Sept. 28 @Weber State, Oct. 5 v. Northern Arizona, Oct. 12 v. Northern Arizona, Oct. 19 @North Dakota, Nov. 2 v. Montana, Nov. 9 @Cal Poly, Nov. 16 @Portland State, Nov. 23 v. UC Davis
Northern Arizona – 2012: 8-3 and 6-2 in the Big Sky fans will see NAU Friday August 30 in Tucson when they’re at Arizona. The game kicks off at 7 pm on the PAC-12 Network.
Lumberjacks 2013 schedule: Aug. 30 @Arizona, Sept. 14 v. UC Davis, Sept. 21 v. South Dakota, Sept. 28 v. Montana, Oct. 5 @Montana State, Oct. 12 @Sacramento State, Oct. 19 v. Idaho State, Oct. 26 @Cal Poly, Nov. 2 v. North Dakota, Nov. 16 v. Northern Colorado, Nov. 23 v. Southern Utah (neutral site)
Central Arkansas – 2012: 9-3 and at 6-1 were the Southland Conference champions before losing in the second round of the FCS playoffs at Georgia Southern 24-16. They’ll be in Boulder Saturday September 7 to take on Colorado with kickoff at 5 pm on the PAC-12 Network.
Bears 2013 schedule: Aug. 29 v. Incarnate Word, Sept. 7 @Colorado, Sept. 14 @Tennessee-Martin, Sept. 21 @Missouri State, Oct. 5 v. McNeese State, Oct. 12 v. Nebraska-Kearney, Oct. 19 @Lamar, Oct. 26 v. Stephen F. Austin, Nov. 2 @Northwestern State, Nov. 9 v. Southeastern Louisiana, Nov. 16 @Nicholls State, Nov. 23 v. Sam Houston State
Eastern Washington – 2012: 11-3 and finishing on top of the Big Sky Conference with a 7-1 record with Montana State and Cal Poly. Eastern Washington fell 45-42 at home to national runner-up Sam Houston State in the FCS semi-finals. Saturday August 31 they’ll open in Corvallis at Oregon State kicking off on the PAC-12 Network at 3 pm.
Eagles 2013 schedule: Aug. 31 @Oregon State, Sept. 7 v. Western Oregon, Sept. 14 @Toledo, Sept. 28 @Sam Houston State, Oct. 5 v. Weber State, Oct. 12 @North Dakota, Oct. 19 v. Southern Utah, Oct. 26 @Montana, Nov. 2 @Idaho State, Nov. 9 v. Montana State, Nov. 16 @Cal Poly, Nov. 23 v. Portland State
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