TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State University announced a 12-game football schedule for the 2008 season Wednesday. ISU will play 5 home games under first-year coach Trent Miles.
The Sycamores will open the season Thursday, Aug. 28, when they travel to Eastern Michigan. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The game will mark the first time ISU has faced the Eagles since the Sycamores walked away with a 21-14 decision in 2001.
ISU graces the turf at Memorial Stadium in coach Miles' home debut when it hosts Southeast Missouri State on Sept. 27 with kick-off slatedfor 12:05 p.m.The Sycamores open Gateway Football Conference play on Oct. 4 when they host Illinois State at 12:05 p.m.Tickets are on sale now at the Hulman Center ticket office.
One addition to the ticket options for the 2008 is the the Junior QB Club, which will prove to be a way for kids to join in the fun and excitement of Sycamore Football. Any child who is entering the eighth grade in 2008 or younger can sign up for the club and receive all the great benefits including a membership card, t-shirt, football poster and much more to be announced throughout the course of the year.
2008 ISU football schedule
Aug. 28 — at Eastern Michigan, 7 p.m.
Sept. 13 — at Eastern Illinois, 7 p.m.
Sept. 20 — at Northern Illinois, time to be announced
Sept. 27 — Southeast Missouri State, 12:05 p.m.
Oct. 4 — Illinois State, 12:05 p.m.
Oct. 11 — at Southern Illinois, 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 18 — at Western Illinois, 4 p.m.
Oct. 25 — South Dakota, 2:05 p.m.
Nov. 1 — at North Dakota State, 2 p.m.
Nov. 8 — at Youngstown State, 1 p.m.
Nov. 15 — Northern Iowa, 12:05 p.m.
Nov. 22 — Missouri State, 12:05 p.m.