Abilene Christian and Stephen F. Austin Add Games to 2020 Schedules

The FCS scheduling wheel continues to spin as the Abilene Christian Wildcats and Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks both announced additional games for this fall.

One of those games will be between the Wildcats and Lumberjacks on Saturday, October 24 with the game taking place at the neutral venue Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. The two teams are both members of the Southland Conference but have opted to play a fall schedule instead of in the spring.

The Lumberjacks also added a game against Division II member Angelo State on Saturday, October 10. The teams met 21 times between 1964 and 1995 with Angelo State holding a 12-9 lead in the series. The most recent matchup in 1995 saw the Lumberjacks win 17-3.

Stephen F. Austin now has 7 games scheduled for the 2020 fall campaign. They start with three consecutive road games against FBS competition in UTEP on September 5, Texas-San Antonio on September 19, and SMU on September 26. They will also place at home against West Texas A&M on October 3 and at Eastern Kentucky on November 7.

Abilene Christian added a total of five games including the games against Stephen F. Austin and the previously reported game against Arizona Christian on Saturday, November 14. The three newly revealed games are at Mercer on Saturday, October 31, at home against Angelo State on Saturday, November 7, and at Virginia on Saturday, November 21.

The games against Mercer and Virginia will be the first football games against Abilene Christian for both programs. Angelo State and Abilene Christian have met 52 times previously since 1964 with Angelo State leading 28-23-1 in the series. The last game in 2018 was an Abilene Christian 41-24 victory.

Below is a table showing the games announced on Friday.

DateAwayHome
10/10Angelo StateStephen F. Austin
10/24Abilene ChristianStephen F. Austin
10/31Abilene ChristianMercer
11/7Angelo StateAbilene Christian
11/21Abilene ChristianVirginia

51 games have now been scheduled by FCS teams for this fall by 15 different programs.

Photo courtesy of Abilene Christian University Athletics.

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