Stephen F. Austin adds Abilene Christian, Angelo State to 2020 schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks have added the Abilene Christian Wildcats and the Angelo State Rams to their 2020 football schedule, the school announced on Friday.

Stephen F. Austin and Abilene Christian, fellow Southland Conference members, will square off in a non-conference game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 24. Globe Life Park is the former home of Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers and was converted to football for the XFL’s Dallas Renegades.

In 20 previous meetings on the gridiron, Abilene Christian holds a two-game advantage over Stephen F. Austin, 11-9. In their most recent contest last season in Abilene, Texas, the  Wildcats defeated the Lumberjacks 31-24 in double overtime.

Stephen F. Austin will host the Angelo State Rams at Homer Bryce Stadium in Nacogdoches, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 10. The game will mark the 22nd overall meeting between the two schools on the gridiron.

Stephen F. Austin and Angelo State first met on the gridiron in 1964. The Lumberjacks won the most recent meeting in 1995, 17-3, but the Rams still lead the series 12-9.

Angelo State is a member of the Lone Star Conference in Division II. The Rams finished the 2019 season 8-3 overall and 5-3 in Lone Star action.

Stephen F. Austin now has seven games scheduled for this fall. Other opponents include West Texas A&M at home and UTEP, UTSA, SMU, and Eastern Kentucky on the road.

Stephen F. Austin Football Schedule