Indiana State releases 2019 football schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Indiana State Sycamores have released their 2019 football schedule, which features seven home contests.

Indiana State will open the 2019 season on Saturday, Aug. 31 in Lawrence, Kansas, against the Kansas Jayhawks. The Sycamores then return home to host three consecutive games at Memorial Stadium in Terre Haute, Indiana — the Dayton Flyers on Sept. 7, the Eastern Kentucky Colonels on Sept. 14, and the Eastern Illinois Panthers on Sept. 21.

Indiana State’s only off week of the season falls on Sept. 28. The Sycamores then hit the road to open Missouri Valley Conference play at the South Dakota Coyotes on Oct. 5.

ISU then returns home to host back-to-back games against the Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks on Oct. 12, which will be their Homecoming game, followed by the South Dakota State Jackrabbits on Oct. 19.

The Sycamores set off again on Oct. 26 to face the Illinois State Redbirds before returning home to host the Southern Illinois Salukis on Nov. 2.

Indiana State then closes out the regular-season with two-of-three contests on the road. ISU visits the Northern Iowa Panthers on Nov. 9, hosts the Youngstown State Penguins on Nov. 16, and plays at the Missouri State Bears on Nov. 23.

Indiana State wrapped up the 2018 season with a 7-4 overall record and a 5-3 record in Missouri Valley action. The Sycamores have yet to win a Missouri Valley Conference title.

Indiana State Football Schedule