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EKU announces football game times

RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team opens its 2012 home schedule with a pair of games under the lights at Roy Kidd Stadium. EKU’s home opener is slated for Sept. 8 against Morehead State at 6 p.m.

Two weekends later on Sept. 22, the Colonels host OVC foe Jacksonville State as part of Family Weekend at 6 p.m.

Homecoming is Oct. 13 versus Austin Peay. EKU has won five consecutive Homecoming games, but fell to the Governors last year in Clarksville, 23-17. The Eastern-Austin Peay game will kick-off at 3 p.m.

On Oct. 27th, Eastern Kentucky will take on Eastern Illinois as part of EKU Athletics Hall of Fame weekend. That game is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

The Colonels conclude the regular season with an OVC rivalry game against Murray State on Nov. 10 starting at 1 p.m.

EKU kicks off the 2012 schedule at Purdue on Sept. 1. The season opener will be televised by the Big Ten Network beginning at 3:30 p.m. Fans can reserve 2012 season tickets by contacting the EKU athletics ticket office at 859-622-2122.

2012 Eastern Kentucky University Football Schedule

Sept. 1 – at Purdue – West Lafayette, Ind. – 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 8 – Morehead State – Roy Kidd Stadium – 6 p.m.

Sept. 15 – at Coastal Carolina – Conway, S.C. – TBA

Sept. 22 – Jacksonville State* – Roy Kidd Stadium (Family Weekend) – 6 p.m.

Sept. 29 – at UT Martin* – Martin, Tenn. – 2 p.m.

Oct. 6 – at Tennessee State* – Nashville, Tenn. – TBA

Oct. 13 – Austin Peay* – Roy Kidd Stadium (Homecoming) – 3 p.m.

Oct. 20 – at Tennessee Tech* – Cookeville, Tenn. – 8 p.m.

Oct. 27 – Eastern Illinois* – Roy Kidd Stadium (EKU Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend) – 1 p.m.

Nov. 3 – at Southeast Missouri* – Cape Girardeau, Mo. – 2 p.m.

Nov. 10 – Murray State* – Roy Kidd Stadium – 1 p.m.

Boldface denotes home game ~ Asterisk (*) denotes OVC game

All times Eastern ~ All times subject to change


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