Georgia Southern to Open 2017 Season at Auburn

By Kevin Kelley -

The Georgia Southern Eagles will play at the Auburn Tigers in 2017, the school announced Monday.

Georgia Southern will travel to take on Auburn at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Sept. 2, 2017. The game will the second meeting between the two schools following Auburn’s 32-17 victory back in 1991.

“Playing Auburn provides us a great opportunity to play on a national stage and gives our fans an opportunity to travel to a close non-conference game to watch us play,” Georgia Southern Athletic Director Tom Kleinlein said in a statement.

Georgia Southern also announced today that their 2017 game at LSU has been pushed back to the 2019 season. A specific date was not mentioned.

The Eagles have one other non-conference game scheduled for the 2017 season — a trip to UMass on Oct. 21.

Auburn now has three non-conference games scheduled for 2017. The Tigers are also slated to visit Clemson on Sept. 9 and host Mercer on Nov. 18.

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  1. Gatorhead5
    May 11, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    Hope Chump coaches ’em up about the midline!!

  2. Nicholas Dorman
    May 11, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    *Waits for the ignorant comments about terrible scheduling

  3. GEG
    May 16, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    Do try too hard. People will take you seriously

  4. Jeff Kelly
    February 25, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    Georgia Southern is aching for another SEC win… The Tigers better be ready.

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