The Center Tennessee Blue Raiders have added two Soccer Championship Subdivision (FCS) opponents to their future schedules, FBSchedules.com has realized.
Copies of contracts for video games towards Murray State College and the College of North Alabama have been obtained from Center Tennessee State College through a state public information request.
Center Tennessee will host the Murray State Racers of the Missouri Valley Soccer Convention (MVFC) at Johnny “Crimson” Floyd Stadium in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2026. The Blue Raiders pays the Racers a $350,000 assure for the sport, in keeping with the copy of the contract.
The 2 faculties are additionally scheduled to satisfy this season on Sept. 16 in Murfreesboro.
Center Tennessee and Murray State first met on the gridiron in 1925 and have performed a complete 69 instances. The Blue Raiders at present lead the general collection 37-29-3.
With the addition of Murray State, Center Tennessee has tentatively accomplished its non-conference schedule for the 2026 season. After opening towards Murray State, the Blue Raiders are slated to play back-to-back highway contests on the Marshall Thundering Herd on Sept. 12 and the Kansas Jayhawks on Sept. 19 earlier than internet hosting the Nevada Wolf Pack on Sept. 26.
The North Alabama Lions of the United Athletic Convention (UAC) will journey to tackle Center Tennessee at Johnny “Crimson” Floyd Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2027. The Lions will obtain a $350,000 assure for the competition, per the contract copy.
Center Tennessee holds a 19-6 all-time benefit over North Alabama. Of their most up-to-date matchup in 1980, the Lions defeated the Blue Raiders 36-0 in Florence, Ala.
The Blue Raiders now have three scheduled non-conference opponents for 2027. Center Tennessee can be slated to go to the South Alabama Jaguars on Sept. 18 and host the Memphis Tigers on Sept. 25 that season.