The series comes amid a number of games in which Oregon faces Big 12 opponents and Oklahoma State plays West Coast schools.
Originally slated to play South Dakota State, Iowa State lost Incarnate Word after UIW reached the FCS playoffs.
South Florida is apparently worried about being invaded by rival UCF fans.
SEC leads all conferences with four semifinalists, while the Big 12 and Pac-12 have two each.
Miami’s top four tight ends will all be unavailable for regular-season finale because of injury.