FIU Football News: FIU Announces Football Schedule Updates

MIAMI (Sept. 3, 2020) – Five home contests, three Friday night kickoffs and a pair of CBS Sports Network aired games highlight FIU’s football schedule, with the Panthers set to kickoff the 2020 season at Liberty on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

In addition to FIU’s season opener at Liberty, the Panthers will also face Jacksonville State in non-conference action. FIU’s home game against JSU, originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 3, has now been re-scheduled for Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

FIU’s seven Conference USA games will round out the 2020 schedule, with the Panthers opening league action at home against Middle Tennessee (Sat., Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. ET). The game against the Blue Raiders will serve as Homecoming for the Panthers.

FIU also hosts Marshall (Fri., Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. ET), Florida Atlantic (Fri., Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.) and Louisiana Tech (Sat., Nov. 28 at Noon ET) at Riccardo Silva Stadium. Two of those home C-USA matchups, Marshall and Florida Atlantic, were moved to Friday night to accommodate CBS Sports Network.

The Panthers will round out their remaining C-USA slate on the road, with FIU traveling to Charlotte (Sat., Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. ET), UTEP (Sat., Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. ET) and WKU (Sat., Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. ET). All three road matchups will be aired on ESPN3 or ESPN+.


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2020 FIU FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Sept. 26           at Liberty (6 p.m. ET)                          ESPN+

Oct. 10            Middle Tennessee (7 p.m. ET)                       ESPN 3 or +

Oct. 17            at Charlotte (6 p.m. ET)                                  ESPN 3 or +

Oct. 23            Jacksonville State (7 p.m. ET)            ESPN+

Oct. 30            Marshall (7 p.m. ET)                           CBS Sports Network

Nov. 7              at UTEP (4 p.m. ET)                             ESPN 3 or +

Nov. 13                       Florida Atlantic (7 p.m. ET)                CBS Sports Network

Nov. 21                        at WKU (2 p.m. ET)                             ESPN 3 or +

Nov. 28                       Louisiana Tech (Noon ET)                  ESPN 3 or +

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