The 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season, play of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level, will begin on August 26, 2016, with the regular season ending December 10, 2016, and (not including all-star games) conclude on January 9, 2017 with the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. This is the third season of the four-team College Football Playoff tournament system.
When and where is the game?
The game kicks off at 12:00 ET on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, at Amon G. Carter Stadium – Fort Worth, Texas.
“NCAA football” redirects and live here. For the video game series, see NCAA Football series. For the current season of Bowl Subdivision play, see 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. For the current season of Championship Subdivision play, see 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season.
The TCU Horned Frogs football team is the intercollegiate football team of Texas Christian University (TCU). The Horned Frogs compete in Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
Since 2012, the Horned Frogs have been a member of the Big 12 Conference, and were previously members of the Mountain West Conference (MWC), Western Athletic Conference (WAC), Conference USA (C-USA), Southwest Conference (SWC), and Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association (TIAA).
|TCU Horned Frogs football|
|Athletic director||Chris Del Conte|
|Head coach||Gary Patterson
16th year, 143–47 (.753)
|Stadium||Amon G. Carter Stadium|
|Location||Fort Worth, Texas|
|NCAA division||Division I FBS|
|Past conferences||Mountain West (2005–2011)
|All-time record||626–531–15 (.541)|
|Bowl record||15–15–1 (.500)|
|Claimed nat’l titles||2 (1935, 1938)|
|Colors||Purple and White|
|Fight song||TCU March|
The Iowa State Cyclones football is the football team at the Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The team was coached by Paul Rhoads before he was relieved of his duties on November 22nd, 2015. On November 29, 2015, Matt Campbell was named the head coach. The Cyclones compete in the Big 12 Conference, and are currently a Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) member of the NCAA. The Cyclones play their home games at Jack Trice Stadium, with a capacity of 61,500.
|Iowa State Cyclones football|
|Athletic director||Jamie Pollard|
|Head coach||Matt Campbell
1st year, 0–0 (–)
|Stadium||Jack Trice Stadium|
|NCAA division||Division I FBS|
|Past conferences||Independent (1892–1907)
Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MVIAA) (1908-1927)
Big Six/Seven/Eight Conference(1928-1995)
|All-time record||510–620–46 (.453)|
|Bowl record||3–9 (.250)|
|Colors||Cardinal and Gold|
|Fight song||ISU Fights|
|Marching band||“Iowa State University Cyclone Football ‘Varsity’ Marching Band”|
Kansas State Wildcats
Boston College and Georgia Tech will play at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on September 3, in a game billed as the Aer Lingus College Football Classic.
Wisconsin will host LSU at the first-ever Division I FBS game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, also on September 3.
Virginia Tech will play Tennessee at Bristol Motor Speedway near Bristol, Tennessee on September 10. At a venue with a capacity of over 150,000, this game has the potential to break the record for the largest college football attendance by a wide margin.
Houston and Oklahoma will play week 1 of the season at NRG Stadium in Houston, in the Texas Kickoff.
Arizona and BYU will play week 1 of the season at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on September 3, in the Cactus Kickoff.
USC and Alabama will play at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on September 3, in the Cowboys Classic.
Ole Miss and Florida State will play at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida on September 5, in the Camping World Kickoff.
North Carolina and Georgia will play week 3 at The Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on September 3, in the annual Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Both teams are 0-1 in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, with North Carolina losing to LSU in 2010 and Georgia falling to Boise State in 2011.