Northwestern State will play South Alabama in 2024 according to an update on South Alabama’s athletic website. It will be the first meeting between the programs.
The 2024 contest is tentatively scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 14 in Mobile, Alabama. Northwestern State will be the third current Southland Conference member South Alabama will play. The Jaguars defeated Nicholls in 2010, 2012, and 2016. They also defeated Lamar in both 2010 and 2011.
Northwestern State went 3-9 overall and 3-6 in the Southland in 2019. The Demons started 0-7 including a 33-7 loss at home to Division II Midwestern State. They ended Brad Laird’s second season in charge by winning three of the last five games.
Northwestern State will begin the 2020 season with back-to-back Southland Conference home games against Incarnate Word and Nicholls on Thursday, September 3 and Saturday, September 12, respectively. Their first non-conference game is on the road at Tulsa on September 19.