2021 Conference USA football schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2021 Conference USA football schedule has been released. Conference play begins on Saturday, September 18 with UTSA hosting Middle Tennessee and North Texas hosting UAB.

Featured 2021 non-conference match-ups for each Conference USA school include Duke at Charlotte, FIU at Texas Tech, Florida Atlantic at Florida, Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State, Marshall at Navy, Middle Tennessee at Virginia Tech, North Texas at Missouri, Old Dominion at Wake Forest, Rice at Texas, Southern Miss at Alabama, UAB at Georgia, UTEP at Boise State, UTSA at Illinois, and WKU at Army.

The 2021 Conference USA Championship Game will be played on Saturday, December 4 at the home stadium of one of the division winners.

All 2021 game dates are subject to change. Selected games could be move to Thursday or Fridays for television.


East Division

West Division

Conference USA Football Schedule

Saturday, Aug. 28
UTEP at New Mexico State

Wednesday, Sept. 1
UAB vs. Jacksonville St. (Montgomery, Ala.)

Thursday, Sept. 2
Long Island at FIU

Saturday, Sept. 4
Duke at Charlotte
Florida Atlantic at Florida
Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State
Monmouth at Middle Tennessee
Marshall at Navy
Northwestern State at North Texas
Old Dominion at Wake Forest
Rice at Arkansas
Southern Miss at South Alabama
Bethune-Cookman at UTEP
UTSA at Illinois
UT Martin at WKU

Saturday, Sept. 11
Gardner-Webb at Charlotte
Texas State at FIU
Georgia Southern at Florida Atlantic
Southeastern La. at Louisiana Tech
N.C. Central at Marshall
Middle Tennessee at Virginia Tech
North Texas at SMU
Hampton at Old Dominion
Houston at Rice
Grambling at Southern Miss
UAB at Georgia
UTEP at Boise State
Lamar at UTSA
WKU at Army

Saturday, Sept. 18
Middle Tennessee at UTSA
UAB at North Texas
Charlotte at Georgia State
FIU at Texas Tech
Fordham at Florida Atlantic
SMU at Louisiana Tech
East Carolina at Marshall
Old Dominion at Liberty
Rice at Texas
Troy at Southern Miss

Saturday, Sept. 25
Middle Tennessee at Charlotte
North Texas at Louisiana Tech
FIU at Central Michigan
Florida Atlantic at Air Force
Marshall at Appalachian State
Buffalo at Old Dominion
Texas Southern at Rice
Southern Miss at Alabama
UAB at Tulane
New Mexico at UTEP
UTSA at Memphis
Indiana at WKU

Saturday, Oct. 2
FIU at Florida Atlantic
Marshall at Middle Tennessee
Old Dominion at UTEP
Southern Miss at Rice
Charlotte at Illinois
Louisiana Tech at NC State
Liberty at UAB
WKU at Michigan State

Saturday, Oct. 9
Charlotte at FIU
Florida Atlantic at UAB
Old Dominion at Marshall
UTEP at Southern Miss
Middle Tennessee at Liberty
North Texas at Missouri

Saturday, Oct. 16
Louisiana Tech at UTEP
Marshall at North Texas
WKU at Old Dominion
Rice at UTSA
UAB at Southern Miss

Saturday, Oct. 23
Florida Atlantic at Charlotte
UTSA at Louisiana Tech
Rice at UAB
Middle Tennessee at Connecticut
Liberty at North Texas

Saturday, Oct. 30
Charlotte at WKU
FIU at Marshall
UTEP at Florida Atlantic
Louisiana Tech at Old Dominion
Southern Miss at Middle Tennessee
North Texas at Rice

Saturday, Nov. 6
Rice at Charlotte
Old Dominion at FIU
Marshall at Florida Atlantic
Louisiana Tech at UAB
Middle Tennessee at WKU
North Texas at Southern Miss

Saturday, Nov. 13
Charlotte at Louisiana Tech
FIU at Middle Tennessee
Florida Atlantic at Old Dominion
UAB at Marshall
UTEP at North Texas
WKU at Rice
Southern Miss at UTSA

Saturday, Nov. 20
Marshall at Charlotte
North Texas at FIU
Florida Atlantic at WKU
Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech
Old Dominion at Middle Tennessee
Rice at UTEP

Saturday, Nov. 27
Charlotte at Old Dominion
FIU at Southern Miss
Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic
Louisiana Tech at Rice
WKU at Marshall
UTSA at North Texas

Saturday, Dec. 4
C-USA Championship Game