Rhode Island AD: 2013 Game With Penn State Not Happening

Patrick Smith

The University of Rhode Island AD said that talks broke off on a possible 2013 matchup on Wednesday night.

University of Rhode Island athletic director Thorr Bjorn told the Providence Journal that talks between the university and Penn State about a 2013 football game between the two teams have broken off. It had been reported Wednesday morning that the teams were in talks of scheduling a game and that Penn State would be dropping Virginia from its 2013 slate.

Both teams have full 12-game schedules already.

Penn State will not play an FCS team during the 2013 season with its non-conference opponents consisting of Syracuse, Eastern Michigan, Kent State and Virginia. There was talk that the Rhode Island-Virginia swap would help with the team's competitiveness in the team's second NCAA-sanctioned year. For now, though, the schedule remains intact.


And join us on Facebook
All BSD community members should review our current Posting & Commenting Policies before creating any posts or commenting.
SB Nation Featured Video
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Black Shoe Diaries

You must be a member of Black Shoe Diaries to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Black Shoe Diaries. You should read them.

Join Black Shoe Diaries

You must be a member of Black Shoe Diaries to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Black Shoe Diaries. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker