LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico State football team and Dixie State have inked a deal for a battle on the gridiron in Las Cruces at Aggie Memorial Stadium in 2021 Director of Athletics Mario Moccia announced.
The addition of Dixie State leaves the Aggies one game short of completing the 2021 schedule and gives NMSU five home games and 11 overall.
The Aggies and Blazers are scheduled to face off at Aggie Memorial Stadium on October 16 and will be the first meeting between the two programs.
Dixie State recently announced its move to the Division I ranks and will join the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) beginning in the 2020-21 season. Meanwhile, the football team will compete as an FCS Independent.
- A handful of the Aggies 2019 kickoff times and viewing options have been announced recently.
NM State’s Sept. 7 game at Alabama will kickoff at 2 p.m., on the SEC Network.
Both NM State games against fellow independent Liberty can be viewed on ESPN+. The Nov. 30 season finale at Liberty will kickoff at noon.