JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State University Division of Athletics has released its 2015 football schedule and the Tigers will offer fans an exciting 11 game slate, five of which are home games at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

JSU (5-7, 3-6 SWAC) opens the season with three straight road games. The Tigers travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to take on Middle Tennessee State from Conference USA on Sept. 5. The following week, JSU travels to Memphis, Tenn. to square off against non-conference rival Tennessee State in the Southern Heritage Classic. On Sept. 19 JSU travels to Baton Rouge, La. to face Southern before a two game home stand.

The Tigers will host Texas Southern for the W.C. Gorden Classic in their home opener on Sept 26. On Oct. 3 JSU will host Grambling State for a second consecutive season. Following their first open week of the season, the Tigers will head to Huntsville, Ala. to face Alabama A&M on Oct. 17.

On Oct. 24 JSU squares off against Arkansas Pine Bluff for the homecoming football game. The following week JSU travels to Itta Bena, Miss. to face Mississippi Valley State. The Tigers welcome Alabama State to Jackson on Nov. 7. JSU’s final open week is set for Nov. 14 and on Nov. 21 JSU travels to Prairie View, Tex. to face Prairie View AA&M. The regular season ends on Nov. 28 when the Alcorn State returns to Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

2015 Football Schedule

Sept.  5                  at Middle Tennessee State

Sept. 12                 vs. Tennessee State (Southern Heritage Classic)

Sept. 19                 at Southern

Sept. 26                 Texas Southern (WC Gorden Classic)

Oct. 3                     Grambling State

Oct. 10                   Open

Oct. 17                   at Alabama A&M

Oct. 24                   Arkansas Pine Bluff (Homecoming)

Oct. 31                   at Mississippi Valley State

Nov. 7                    Alabama State

Nov. 14                  Open

Nov. 21                  at Prairie View A&M

Nov. 28                  Alcorn State (Senior Day)

Dec. 12                  SWAC Championship Game

Home games in bold

Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics


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