The Georgia State Panthers will play at Alabama in 2020 and at Auburn in 2021, FBSchedules.com has learned via an open records request to GSU.
Georgia State will travel to face the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa on Sept. 12, 2020. Per terms of the contract, Alabama will pay Georgia State a $1.3 million guarantee for the game.
Georgia State and Alabama have met twice on the gridiron, both times in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide won both games handily, 63-7 in 2010 and 45-3 in 2013.
On Sept. 25, 2021, Georgia State will travel to face the Auburn Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn will pay GSU a $1.25 million guarantee for the game, which will be the first meeting between the two schools.
Georgia State is currently 0-3 against teams from the SEC. The Panthers also lost 51-13 at Tennessee in 2012.
Alabama is 13-1 overall against current teams in the Sun Belt Conference. Their only loss, a 21-14 decision in 2007, came at the hands of ULM. Auburn is 22-0 against the Sun Belt.
Games against Alabama in 2020 and Auburn in 2021 are the first scheduled for Georgia State for both seasons.