New Florida Rivals

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State and the University of
South Florida will meet for the first time on the football field in

The Bulls, a member of the Big East Conference, will visit the
Seminoles, an Atlantic Coast Conference member, Sept. 26. Florida
State also has a non-conference home date against Maine and will
travel to Brigham Young and Florida besides its Atlantic Coast
Conference schedule.

Florida State will play the return game on Sept. 29, 2012. USF
plays home games on the homefield of the NFL's Tampa Bay Bucs.

Both schools are coming off winning seasons and bowl wins.
Florida State finished 9-4 after blowing out Wisconsin in the
Champs Sports Bowl and USF defeated Memphis in the inaugural St.
Petersburg Bowl.