Report: Jacksonville State adds Eastern Michigan to 2023, 2024 football schedule

Jul. 30—Jacksonville State will face Eastern Michigan in a home-and-home series in 2023 and 2024, according to a report from

Eastern Michigan will play at JSU on Sept. 23, 2023, and the Gamecocks will make the trip to Ypsilanti, Mich., to play at Eastern Michigan on Sept. 14, 2024. Eastern Michigan confirmed the series on a schedule page in its 2022 football media guide.

Eastern Michigan is an FBS program that plays in the Mid-American Conference. JSU is playing in the ASUN Conference this year in its last season in the FCS, but the Gamecocks will move to Conference USA next summer.

The two teams never have played in football.

In 2023, JSU also has a home game against Kennesaw State on Sept. 2 and at South Carolina on Nov. 4. Those two games and the Eastern Michigan contest are the only three games made public for JSU's 2023 football schedule.

JSU 2022 schedule

Aug. 27, Stephen F. Austin, Montgomery

Sept. 3, Davidson, home

Sept. 10, Murray State, away

Sept. 17, Tulsa, away

Sept. 24, Nicholls, away

Oct. 1, Kennesaw State, home

Oct. 15, North Alabama, away

Oct. 22, Southeastern Louisiana, home

Oct. 29, Austin Peay, away

Nov. 12, Eastern Kentucky, home

Nov. 19, Central Arkansas, away

JSU 2023 incomplete schedule

Sept. 2, Kennesaw State, home

Sept. 23, Eastern Michigan, home

Nov. 4, South Carolina, away

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