The Tennessee Martin Skyhawks and the Western Illinois Leathernecks have scheduled a home-and-home series according to FBSchedules.
The two games will take place in 2022 and 2024. UT Martin will host the first game on Thursday, September 1, 2022 while Western Illinois will be the home team two years later on Saturday, September 7, 2024. Western Illinois also has a 2024 game at Northern Illinois on the books.
The two teams previously met once back in 2003. It was a record day for Western Illinois in the 56-0 win at home. Quarterback Russ Michna set a school record for passing touchdowns in a half with 5 while the defense set a record for fewest rushing yards allowed with negative 20.
The Skyhawks are scheduled to start the upcoming season at home against Southern Illinois on Thursday, September 3. Western Illinois is also slated to start the season at home against North Alabama on the same day.