EKU SEASON-OPENER AT MARSHALL TO AIR LIVE ON ESPN

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RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s football season opener at Marshall University will air live on ESPN at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5.

EKU will play three home games as part of its 8-game fall schedule.  For ticket information, call the EKUSports ticket office at 844-3-GOBIGE.

Eastern Kentucky and Marshall were once FCS rivals.  The two perennial national championship contenders met each season from 1985 to 1992.  This will be the second match-up in the last three seasons.  The Thundering Herd picked up a 32-16 win in Huntington on Sept. 8, 2018.  Marshall leads the all-time series 11-8-1.

The Thundering Herd were 8-5 during the 2019 season and lost to Central Florida in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl on Dec. 23.