Prairie View A&M, Northwestern State set football series for 2020, 2024

By Kevin Kelley -

The Prairie View A&M Panthers and the Northwestern State Demons have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2020 and 2024, has learned.

A copy of the official game contract was obtained from Prairie View A&M University via a state of Texas Public Information Act request.

In the first game of the series, Prairie View A&M will host Northwestern State at Panther Stadium in Prairie View, Texas, on October 3, 2020. Four seasons later, the Panthers will travel to play the Demons at Turpin Stadium in Natchitoches, La., on September 7, 2024, which will conclude the series.

The contest next season between Prairie View A&M and Northwestern State will mark their first-ever meeting on the gridiron.

Both Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) schools, Prairie View A&M competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) while Northwestern State plays in the Southland Conference.

The addition of Northwestern State gives Prairie View A&M two non-conference opponents for the 2020 season. The Panthers also have a contest scheduled at the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs that is set for Sept. 19.

Northwestern State also has two non-conference contests scheduled for the 2020 season with the addition of Prairie View A&M. The Demons are scheduled to play at the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Sept. 19.

The Prairie View A&M-Northwestern State matchup in 2024 is the first scheduled non-conference opponent for both schools for that season.

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