Kickoff times set for Jackson State 2018 football schedule

Kickoff times set for Jackson State 2018 football schedule

Press Release from Jackson State Athletics

Dates and times have been confirmed for the 2018 Jackson State University football schedule.

The Tigers open the season Saturday, September 1 at Southern Miss for a 6 p.m. kickoff. The match-up will be broadcasted live on the new ESPN +, its new direct-to-consumer subscription video service.

A week later JSU meets Tennessee State at the annual Southern Heritage Classic at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.  The Tigers then closeout their three-game road swing Saturday, September 15 at Florida A&M with a 4 p.m. start.

JSU returns home amid a bye week and prepares for its SWAC opener Saturday, September 29 versus Alabama A&M. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Tigers return to the road the next week at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, with the kickoff set for 2:30 p.m.

JSU returns home for a pair of games. The Tigers host in-state rival Mississippi Valley State for its 2018 homecoming on Saturday, October 13. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. The following week, JSU plays host to North Alabama, which is also scheduled for a 2 p.m. start.

JSU then travels to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and will meet Southern on Saturday, October 27 at 6 p.m.

In its final home match-up of the season, the Tigers welcome Prairie View A&M to Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 3 at 2 p.m.

The Tigers conclude the regular season with a pair of games on the road. JSU is set to meet Alabama State on Saturday, November 10 for a 2 p.m. kickoff. The Blue and White travel to rival Alcorn State on Saturday, November 17 for in-state bragging rights. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.

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