South Alabama Football Schedules Game with Florida in 2020

Sep 3, 2016; Starkville, MS, USA; South Alabama Jaguars players react after the Mississippi State Bulldogs missed a field goal in the final seconds of the fourth quarter at Davis Wade Stadium. South Alabama won 21-20. (Mandatory Credit: Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports)

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – The South Alabama Jaguars Football team announced Thursday that they will play a SEC powerhouse in the coming years.

The Jags will face off with the Florida Gators in the 2020 season. The match-up, which will be played in Gainesville, Fla., completes a revised 2020 out-of-conference schedule for the Jags.

The Florida match-up replaces a game with Oklahoma State. The Jags have a three game contract with the Cowboys that will run through 2023.

The Sun Belt Conference schedule for 2020 has not yet been released, but the Jags out-of-conference schedule is out:

  • Sept. 5, 2020: South Alabama at Southern Miss
  • Sept. 12, 2020: Grambling at South Alabama
  • Sept. 19, 2020: South Alabama at Florida
  • Sept. 26. 2020: University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) at South Alabama

South Alabama has been successful in the past in their match-ups with SEC teams. Last season, the Jags got their first win over a SEC team when they beat Mississippi State 21-20 in Starkville, Miss. The Jags also played a close game against the Tennessee Volunteers in 2013 that went to overtime in Knoxville, Tenn.

 

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