2021 American Athletic Conference football schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2021 American Athletic Conference Football Schedule has officially been announced. Conference play begins on Saturday, Sept. 25 with Navy at Houston.

Featured non-conference match-ups for each American team in 2021 include Cincinnati at Notre Dame, South Carolina at East Carolina, Houston vs. Texas Tech (at NRG Stadium), Mississippi State at Memphis, Navy at Notre Dame, SMU at TCU, Boston College at Temple, Oklahoma at Tulane, Tulsa at Ohio State, Boise State at UCF, and Florida at USF.

The 2021 American Athletic Conference Football Championship Game is set for Saturday, Dec. 4 at the home stadium of the team with the best conference record. The game will be televised by ABC.

Kickoff times and television designations for the first three weeks of the season, plus all weeknight games, will be announced by June 1. The remaining kickoff times and TV will be announced six to 12 days prior to the date of the game.

2021 American Athletic Conference Football Schedules

2021 AAC Football Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
East Carolina vs. App State (in Charlotte, NC)
UC Davis at Tulsa
USF at NC State

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2021
Abilene Christian at SMU
Boise State at UCF
Marshall at Navy
Miami (Ohio) at Cincinnati
Nicholls at Memphis
Oklahoma at Tulane
Temple at Rutgers
Texas Tech vs. Houston (in Houston, TX)

Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021
Florida at USF
Houston at Rice
Memphis at Arkansas State
Morgan State at Tulane
Murray State at Cincinnati
North Texas at SMU
South Carolina at East Carolina
Temple at Akron
Tulsa at Oklahoma State
Air Force at Navy
Bethune-Cookman at UCF

Friday, Sept. 17
UCF at Louisville

Saturday, Sept. 18
Boston College at Temple
Cincinnati at Indiana
East Carolina at Marshall
Florida A&M at USF
Grambling State at Houston
Mississippi State at Memphis
SMU at Louisiana Tech
Tulane at Ole Miss
Tulsa at Ohio State

Friday, Sept. 24, 2021

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021
Arkansas State at Tulsa
Charleston Sou. at East Carolina
Navy at Houston
UAB at Tulane
UTSA at Memphis
Wagner at Temple

Friday, Oct 1, 2021
Houston at Tulsa

Saturday, Oct 2, 2021
Cincinnati at Notre Dame
UCF at Navy
Tulane at East Carolina
Memphis at Temple

Thursday, Oct 7, 2021
Houston at Tulane

Friday, Oct 8, 2021
Temple at Cincinnati

Saturday, Oct 9, 2021
Memphis at Tulsa
East Carolina at UCF
SMU at Navy

Thursday, Oct 14, 2021
Navy at Memphis

Saturday, Oct 16, 2021
UCF at Cincinnati
Tulsa at USF

Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
Tulane at SMU

Friday, Oct 22, 2021
Memphis at UCF

Saturday, Oct 23, 2021
Cincinnati at Navy
East Carolina at Houston
Temple at USF

Thursday, Oct 28, 2021
USF at East Carolina

Friday, Oct 29, 2021
Navy at Tulsa

Saturday, Oct 30, 2021
SMU at Houston
UCF at Temple
Cincinnati at Tulane

Saturday, Nov 6, 2021
Navy at Notre Dame
Tulsa at Cincinnati
Tulane at UCF
Houston at USF
SMU at Memphis
Temple at East Carolina

Friday, Nov 12, 2021
Cincinnati at USF

Saturday, Nov 13, 2021
East Carolina at Memphis
Tulsa at Tulane
Houston at Temple

Friday, Nov 19, 2021
Memphis at Houston

Saturday, Nov 20, 2021
UConn at UCF
SMU at Cincinnati
East Carolina at Navy
USF at Tulane
Temple at Tulsa

Friday, Nov 26, 2021

Saturday, Nov 27, 2021
Houston at UConn
Tulane at Memphis
Navy at Temple
Cincinnati at East Carolina
Tulsa at SMU

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021
Army vs. Navy (in East Rutherford, NJ)