The Sacramento State Hornets and the Texas A&M-Commerce Lions have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2023 and 2024 seasons, FBSchedules.com has learned.
A copy of the football game contract was obtained from both Sacramento State University and Texas A&M University-Commerce via state public information requests.
In the first game of the series, Sacramento State will host Texas A&M-Commerce at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023. The series will conclude the following season with the Hornets returning the game at E.H. Field at Memorial Stadium in Commerce, Texas, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2024.
Sacramento State has been a member of the Big Sky Conference since the 1996 season. Texas A&M-Commerce moved up from Division II officially on July 1 and begins play in the Southland Conference this season. The two schools have never met on the gridiron.
Sacramento State is scheduled to open the 2022 season on Saturday, Sept. 3 at home against the Utah Tech Trailblazers (formerly known as Dixie State). Texas A&M-Commerce opens their fall 2022 slate two days prior on Thursday, Sept. 1 at home against the Lincoln (Calif.) Oaklanders.