Old Dominion 2020 football schedule released

Posted at 3:40 PM, Jan 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 15:41:26-05

NORFOLK, Va. – Conference USA has announced the football schedule for the 2020 season. Each team plays eight conference games, along with four non-league contests.

Old Dominion kicks off Ricky Rahne’s first season as head coach on September 5th, with four straight home games. The Monarchs’ seven home games are the most since their 2015 season.

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Sept. 5 Wake Forest
Sept. 12 Hampton
Sept. 19 FIU
Sept. 26 Middle Tennessee
Oct. 3 at Connecticut
Oct. 10 Bye
Oct. 17 at UTSA
Oct. 24 Virginia
Oct. 31 at WKU
Nov. 7 UAB
Nov. 14 at Charlotte
Nov. 21 at Florida Atlantic
Nov. 28 Marshall

“We are excited for our 2020 season. We are one of two Group of Five teams in the country that welcome two Power Five opponents to our home stadium,” ODU head coach Ricky Rahne said. “Combine that with a competitive Conference USA slate and we are confident that 2020 will be a very exciting season at S.B. Ballard Stadium.”

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ODU’s season opener against Wake Forest will be the first time in program history the Monarchs open the season against a Power-Five opponent. Wake Forest is the first of eight opponents that played in a bowl game this season.