The Kansas State Wildcats will play the Tennessee Martin Skyhawks on Saturday, August 31, 2024 according to a contract obtained by FBSchedules.
The one-time game will be the first meeting between the two schools. The Skyhawks will receive a guarantee of $450,000 for the matchup.
Kansas State now has an FCS opponent scheduled for the next five seasons. They will play North Dakota (2020), Southern Illinois (2021), Abilene Christian (2022), and South Dakota (2023) alongside the contest versus UT Martin.
Tennessee Martin had a resurgent 2019 season finishing 7-5 overall with a 6-2 record in the Ohio Valley Conference. They went 2-9 (2-6 OVC) in 2018. Jason Simpson will be in his 15th season at the helm in 2020. They made the FCS Playoffs in his first season back in 2006, but have not returned since. He has an 87-73 overall record with a 69-42 conference record.
Tennessee Martin will open the 2020 season at home versus Southern Illinois on Thursday, September 3. They will end the season against the FBS duo of Alabama and Memphis.
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