TCU will no longer play Boise State at home

The first and only conference matchup between TCU and Boise State, originally slotted to be a home game for TCU, will now be played at Boise’s Bronco Stadium, according to a press release from The Mountain West Conference’s Board of Directors.

The game was originally scheduled to play at Amon G. Carter Stadium for the 2011 football season.

The MWC said it approved the recommendations from the conference’s athletic directors on the grounds that it would address current and future scheduling issues caused by shifts in MWC membership.

TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte previously said he was against the MWC’s initial proposal to change the game’s location.

Del Conte said he thought the move seemed to be a plot to benefit Boise. He said the game against Boise filled the hole in the home-game scheduling conflict that Utah created when they left the MWC and joined the Pac-10.

“It’s our home game and they told us it would be our home game and to change the rules midstream is not appropriate,” Del Conte told earlier this month.

Because TCU will move to the Big East in 2012, TCU was barred from voting on the proposed scheduling change.

Sports editor Ryne Sulier contributed to this report.