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Jackson State releases 2015 football schedule

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JACKSON (JSUTigers.com) - The Jackson State University Division of Athletics has released its 2015 football schedule and the Tigers will offer fans an exciting 11 game slate, five of which are home games at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

JSU (5-7, 3-6 SWAC) opens the season with three straight road games. The Tigers travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to take on Middle Tennessee State from Conference USA on September 5th. The following week, JSU travels to Memphis to square off against non-conference rival Tennessee State in the Southern Heritage Classic. On September 19th JSU travels to Baton Rouge to face Southern before a two game home stand.

The Tigers will host Texas Southern for the W.C. Gorden Classic in their home opener on September 26th. On October 3rd, JSU will host Grambling State for a second consecutive season. Following their first open week of the season, the Tigers will head to Huntsville, Ala. to face Alabama A&M on Oct. 17.

On October 24 JSU squares off against Arkansas Pine Bluff for the homecoming football game. The following week JSU travels to Itta Bena, Miss. to face Mississippi Valley State. The Tigers welcome Alabama State to Jackson on Nov. 7. JSU's final open week is set for Nov. 14 and on Nov. 21 JSU travels to Prairie View, Tex. to face Prairie View A&M. The regular season ends on Nov. 28 when Alcorn State returns to Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

2015 Jackson State Football Schedule

September 5th: at Middle Tennessee State

September 12th: vs. Tennessee State (Southern Heritage Classic - Memphis)

September 19th: at Southern

September 26th: vs. Texas Southern (W.C. Gorden Classic)

October 3rd: vs. Grambling State

October 10th: BYE WEEK

October 17th: at Alabama A&M

October 24th: vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff (Homecoming)

October 31st: at Mississippi Valley State

November 7th: vs. Alabama State

November 14th: BYE WEEK

November 21st: at Prairie View A&M

November 28th: vs. Alcorn State (Senior Day)

December 12th: SWAC Championship Game (Houston)

Home games in bold

Dates, times and locations subject to change

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