JSU to open 2019 season vs. Bethune-Cookman in Atlanta

Tigers selected for MEAC/SWAC Challenge

JSU selected for MEAC/SWAC Challenge

ATLANTA, GA (WLBT) - Jackson State will kickoff the 2019 college football season against Bethune-Cookman in Atlanta in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge.

The announcement was made this weekend in conjunction with the Celebration Bowl. The exact date and time is to be determined, but the game will be held Labor Day and played at Georgia State Stadium, formerly Turner Field, home to the Atlanta Braves.

“Good way to start the season, MEAC/SWAC (Challenge) next year,” Jackson State athletic director Ashley Robinson exclusively told WLBT. “We’re going to pack the house in Atlanta next year.”

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