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: