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Aggie football adds home-and-home with UAB

LAS CRUCES  – The New Mexico State football team and the UAB have signed a home-and-home series for the 2020 and 2025 seasons director of athletics Mario Moccia announced.

The first meeting between the Aggies and Blazers is scheduled for Sept. 3, 2020, at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. UAB then makes the return trip to Aggie Memorial Stadium in 2025 for a Sept. 6 battle. NMSU and UAB’s meeting in 2020 will be the first time both programs take the field against one another.

New Mexico State is set to open its 2019 schedule with a pair of road contests. The Aggies kick-off the 2019 season in Pullman, Wash., against Washington State (Aug. 31) followed by the Alabama on Sept. 7 in Tuscaloosa.

Meanwhile, the addition of UAB completes New Mexico State’s 2020 schedule:

August 29 at UCLA

September 3 at UAB

September 12 vs. Akron

September 19 vs. New Mexico

September 26 at UTEP

October 3 vs. Texas State

October 10 at Hawaii

October 17 at Fresno State

October 24 vs. Louisiana

November 7 at UMass

November 14 vs. Texas Southern

November 21 at Florida


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