The BYU Cougars and the San Diego State Aztecs have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2019 and 2020, both schools announced on Thursday.
In the first game of the series, BYU will travel to face San Diego State on Nov. 30, 2019. The Cougars will then host the Aztecs at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Nov. 14, 2020.
“We’re pleased to announce a new series with San Diego State as well as a first-time matchup with McNeese State,” BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe said. “We’re excited to renew our strong history with San Diego State in a series that has included many incredible games over the years. We also look forward to hosting McNeese State in Provo.”
BYU and San Diego have met 36 times on the gridiron and the Cougars currently lead the series 28-7-1. In their last meeting in the 2012 Poinsettia Bowl, BYU defeated San Diego State 23-6.
The Cougars, an FBS Independent, now have nine games announced for the 2019 season and ten games for the 2020 season.
The addition of BYU completes San Diego State’s non-conference schedule in 2019. The Aztecs are also scheduled to host Weber State (Aug. 31) and travel to UCLA (Sept. 7) and Eastern Michigan (Sept. 28).
In 2020, San Diego State is also slated to host Sacramento State (Sept. 5) and UCLA (Sept. 19).
The BYU Cougars also announced today that they have added the McNeese State Cowboys to their 2018 football schedule. BYU will host McNeese State in Provo on either Sept. 22 or Oct. 13. The exact date for the game will be announced later.