The Florida Atlantic Owls and UConn Huskies have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2024 and 2026, both schools announced Tuesday.
The games will mark the first such outing between the schools with both playing as FBS member institutions. UConn throttled then-FCS FAU, 61-14, 19 years ago in Storrs. The 2024 game will be contested on Saturday, September 21, 2024 at Rentschler Field at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in Hartford, Conn. The 2026 game will be played on Saturday, November 21, 2026 at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla.
UConn now has six dates on its 2024 slate. The Huskies will travel to Maryland (Aug. 31) and Duke (Sept. 14), while welcoming Army (Sept. 7), Buffalo (Sept. 28), Temple (Oct. 5), and Georgia State (Nov. 2). The 2026 campaign for the Huskies commences with FCS Lafayette at home (Sept. 5), followed by the return game in the Maryland series (Sept. 12). UConn will then travel for games at North Carolina (Sept. 19), Syracuse (Oct. 3), and Temple (Oct. 10).
The Owls now have two games on their respective slates for those upcoming seasons. FAU will travel to Michigan State on Aug. 31, 2024, then venture to USF on Sept. 5, 2026.