FIU Unveils 2019 Football Schedule

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MIAMI (Jan. 10, 2019) – The 2019 FIU football schedule was unveiled Thursday afternoon, as the Conference USA announced next year’s full league slate. Featuring five bowl teams from the 2018 season, the 2019 schedule will see the Panthers play seven home games in total. Six of those games will be at Riccardo Silva Stadium, while the location of the Nov. 23rd matchup against Miami (Fla.) will be determined at a later date. In addition to hosting the Hurricanes, FIU will play WKU, New Hampshire, UMass, Charlotte, UTEP and Old Dominion at home. FIU will travel to Tulane, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, Florida Atlantic and Marshall. “The 2019 schedule is exciting and is the most challenging that we’ve faced during my tenure here at FIU,” head coach Butch Davis said. “We have a very challenging opener on the road in New Orleans against a talented Tulane team that kicks off the year and we are looking forward to an exciting 2019 season.” The season will kickoff on Thursday night, as the Panthers travel to Tulane (Aug. 29) to play the Green Wave. The Panthers host WKU (Sept. 7) in their C-USA season opener the following weekend, before welcoming non-conference foe New Hampshire (Sept. 14) to the friendly confines of Riccardo Silva Stadium. After back-to-back games at home, the Panthers will head west for Ruston as FIU visits Louisiana Tech (Sept. 21). The Sept. 28th date will serve as an open week, before the Panthers host UMass (Oct. 5) for the third-straight season. Following the non-conference matchup with the Minutemen, the Panthers will play five-straight C-USA games. A home date against Charlotte (Oct. 12) kicks off the league stretch, before the Panthers welcome UTEP (Oct. 19) to cap back-to-back contests at Riccardo Silva Stadium. FIU visits Middle Tennessee (Oct. 26) to close out the month of October, prior to the Panthers opening November at home against Old Dominion (Nov. 2). FIU will seek to take back bragging rights …

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