Marcus Mariota and his Ducks open the 2014 season with South Dakota on August 30 at Autzen Stadium. Photo Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Know the Opponent: FCS Part II (vs PAC-12 foes)


Last week we began looking at the non-conference opponents PAC-12 schools will be seeing this fall. Here’s part two of looking at the FCS schools that will appear on schedules in 2014.

Two schools are also from the Big Sky Conference (UC Davis and Weber State) with one Missouri Valley Conference school (South Dakota).

South Dakota Coyotes – 4-8/3-5 MVC, led at Kansas 7-0 after the first quarter last season before losing 31-14. This season the Coyotes open in Eugene against Oregon which will be their lone game against an FBS opponent. South Dakota and the Ducks square off at Autzen Stadium August 30 with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 pm on PAC-12 Network.
Full 2014 Schedule: @Oregon (Aug. 30), v. William Penn (Sept. 6), @Montana (Sept. 13), v. Northern Arizona (Sept. 20), @Southern Illinois (Oct. 4), v. Northern Iowa (Oct. 11), @Missouri State (Oct. 18), v. North Dakota State (Oct. 25), @Youngstown State (Nov. 1), v. Western Illinois (Nov. 8), v. Illinois State (Nov. 15), @South Dakota State (Nov. 22)

UC Davis Aggies – 5-7/5-3 Big Sky, the Aggies were up and down last season starting with four straight defeats before finishing 5-3 in their final eight games. They’ll face Stanford August 30 at Stanford Stadium on the PAC-12 Network, kickoff is 1 pm.
Full 2014 Schedule: @Stanford (Aug. 30), v. Fort Lewis (Sept. 6), @Colorado State (Sept. 13), v. Eastern Washington (Sept. 27), @Portland State (Oct. 4), v. Montana State (Oct. 11), @Montana (Oct. 18), v. Northern Colorado (Nov. 1), @Northern Arizona (Nov. 8), @Cal Poly (Nov. 15), v. Sacramento State (Nov. 22)

Weber State Wildcats – 2-10/1-7 Big Sky, it was a tough season in Ogden a year ago for the Wildcats winning two games. Weber State won their opener and season ending game, there one game against a PAC-12 opponent was against in-state foe Utah which was a 70-7 drubbing. Thursday, August 28 they’ll open in Tempe versus Arizona State with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 pm on the PAC-12 Network from Sun Devil Stadium.
Full 2014 Schedule: @Arizona State (Aug. 28), v. North Dakota State (Sept. 6), @Sacramento State (Sept. 13), @Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 20), @Southern Utah (Sept. 27), v. Cal Poly (Oct. 11), @Montana State (Oct. 18), v. Portland State (Oct. 25), v. Northern Arizona (Nov. 1), @North Dakota (Nov. 8), v. Northern Colorado (Nov. 15), @Idaho State (Nov. 15)

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