ETSU football releases home kickoff times Bucs to host three night games in September

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, June 26, 2019


JOHNSON CITY – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced kickoff times for its 2019 football home games.

The Buccaneers will host six opponents inside Greene Stadium, including a pair of non-conference opponents beginning with the home opener against Shorter on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

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The Blue & Gold will also take the field under the lights as ETSU hosts VMI in its Southern Conference opener on Sept. 14 (7:30 p.m.)

followed by Austin Peay on Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

During the showdown with the Keydets, ETSU Athletics will honor the 50-year reunion of the 1969 Buccaneers that finished 10-0-1 with an Ohio Valley Championship and capped off the season with a victory in the

Grantland Rice Bowl over Terry Bradshaw and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.

The following week against Austin Peay, the Bucs will honor the 2019 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

Following the three nightcaps, the Bucs will play a pair of 3:30 matchups against SoCon foes in Wofford (Oct. 5) and The Citadel on Homecoming on Nov. 2.

ETSU’s final regular-season home game will fall on Saturday,

Nov. 16 when the Bucs take on Mercer at 1 p.m.

Fans are reminded that it’s not too late to purchase your 2019 season tickets to catch the Bucs in action.

If any ETSU fans have any questions about the ticket renewal system, please call (423) 439-3878.

Below is the full 2019 ETSU Football home schedule with start times:

Date         Opponent Time

Sept. 7   vs. Shorter,     7:30 p.m.

Sept. 14       vs. VMI,              7:30 p.m.

              (1969 Reunion)

Sept. 21       vs. Austin Peay, 7:30 p.m.

              (Hall of Fame Weekend)

Oct. 5    vs. Wofford,     3:30 p.m.

Nov. 2    vs. The Citadel, 3:30 p.m.   


Nov. 16        vs. Mercer,      1:00 p.m.

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