Murray State announces 2022 football schedule

The Murray State Racers have announced their 2022 football schedule, which includes games at Texas Tech and Ball State.

Murray State opens the 2022 season with the aforementioned trip to Texas Tech. The Racers and Red Raiders will face off at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock on Saturday, September 3. Murray returns home to face former Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) foe Jacksonville State at Roy Stewart Stadium on September 10, with the trip to Muncie, Ind., to fight Ball State looming on September 17. September ends with Murray hosting Eastern Illinois in the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) lid lifter on September 24.

Murray will hit the road three times in October. The Racers venture to Hammond, Louisiana to take on Southeast Louisiana of the Southland Conference (Oct. 1), followed by trips to fellow former OVC and current ASUN foe Austin Peay (Oct. 15) and new OVC opponent Lindenwood (October 1). 22). Conference home dates with UT Martin (October 8) and Tennessee State (October 29) meet in the tenth month.

The Rams will spend two Saturdays in October on the road and feature two home dates. Fordham will kick off the Patriot League game by hosting Georgetown at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx on Saturday, October 1. Stony Brook, also from CAA, will be the Rams’ last non-league home date (October 15). Fordham will travel to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to face Lehigh (October 8) and Worcester, Mass. to take on Holy Cross (October 29).

Murray will have the first week of November off, then wrap it up by hosting Big South member Robert Morris (November 12) and venturing to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to end the season in Southeast Missouri (November 19) .

Below is Murray State’s full schedule for the 2022 season, along with a link to their schedule page which will be updated with kickoff times and TV as they are announced. :

2022 Murray State Football Schedule

  • 03/09 – at Texas Tech
  • 09/10 – Jacksonville State
  • 9/17 – at Ball State
  • 9/24 – Eastern Illinois*
  • 01/10 – southeast Louisiana
  • 08/10 – UT Martin*
  • 10/15 – at Austin Peay
  • 22/10 – at Lindenwood*
  • 10/29 – State of Tennessee*
  • 11/05 – OFF
  • 11/12 – Robert Morris
  • 11/19 – Southeast Missouri

* OVC competition.

Murray State finished the 2021 fall season 6-5 overall, going 3-3 in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Rams are entering their third season under head coach Dean Hood, who is 11-7 (8-5 OVC) at school.

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