The Troy Trojans and the UMass Minutemen have scheduled a home-and-home football series for 2027 and 2030, it was announced on Friday.
In the first game of the series, Troy will travel to take on UMass at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Mass., on Sept. 11, 2027. Three seasons later on Sept. 14, 2030, the Trojans will host UMass at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Ala.
Troy and UMass’ first and only meeting on the gridiron occurred in 2016 in Amherst, which resulted in a 52-31 Trojan victory. The second and final game of the home-and-home series is scheduled for this season on Sept. 12 in Troy.
UMass is the second scheduled non-conference opponent for Troy for both the 2027 and 2030 seasons. The Trojans are scheduled to host Mississippi State on Sept. 18, 2027 and travel to Army on Oct. 19, 2030.
UMass, a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Independent, now has five opponents scheduled for the 2027 season. The Minutemen are also scheduled to host Buffalo (Sept. 25) and travel to Temple (Oct. 9), Liberty (Nov. 6), and Army (Nov. 20).
Troy is the first scheduled non-conference opponent UMass for the 2030 season.