The Central Michigan Chippewas have officially announced their 2012 non-conference football schedule. CMU will host seven games for the first time since 1984.
Central Michigan will open the 2012 season at home against Southeast Missouri State on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. CMU leads the series 1-0 after a 44-27 victory in 2004.
The Chippewas also host Michigan State (Sept. 8) and Navy (Oct. 13) at Kelly/Shorts Stadium and travel to face Iowa (Sept. 22). The Spartans are visiting Mount Pleasant as part of the “Celebrate the State” series announced back in 2009.
MAC opponents for Central Michigan include Ball State, Bowling Green, Miami, OH and Western Michigan (home) and Eastern Michigan, Northern Illinois, Toledo and UMass (road).