The Central Michigan Chippewas have announced their 2011 non-conference football schedule, which features games against Kentucky, Michigan State and NC State.
Central Michigan opens the 2011 season at home on Thursday, September 1 against South Carolina State, a Football Championship Subdivision school they have never faced before.
The Chippewas travel to face the Kentucky Wildcats of the SEC on September 10 and the Michigan State Spartans of the Big Ten on September 24. CMU is 0-5 all-time against Kentucky and 3-4 against Michigan State.
Their final non-conference game is set for October 8 at the NC State Wolfpack. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.