This mascot once existed and this photograph here proves it. (Jeff Lack/Icon SMI)
In the latest alterations and additions to future college football schedules, 2013's opening Thursday gets a border rivalry, Baylor plays a metaphor game and Virginia ventures where few power-conference programs dare:
• North Carolina vs. South Carolina, Thursday, August 29, 2013. The primetime prelude to the first college football Saturday is bolstered by the addition of a Tar Heels-Gamecocks matchup. You will watch it, because it is there.
• Baylor vs. Wofford, Saturday, August 31, 2013. Have you ever wanted to see how an actual bear would do attacking an actual terrier? Because that's probably what this is going to look like.
Boise State vs. Virginia, 2015 and 2017.