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Revised 2024 HCU Football Schedule Released

HOUSTON – On Thursday morning the released an following the announcement of Stephen F. Austin joining the league for the 2024-25 academic year, altering the previously released games for all conference members.

HCU’s previously announced non-conference slate remains the same, with trips to SMU, UTSA and Indiana State along with home matchups against Tarleton State and Louisiana Christian.

The will now open SLC play in head coach Jason Bachtel’s first season at home against the McNeese Cowboys on Oct. 5 at 6:00 p.m. followed by another home matchup on Oct. 12 at 2:00 p.m. against Southeastern.

The following week will be the team’s bye date with a trip to Nacogdoches, Texas to face newcomer Stephen F. Austin scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26. The next weekend the Huskies hit the road to take on UIW in San Antonio, Texas on Nov. 2 before returning to Husky Stadium to host defending SLC champion Nicholls on Nov. 9 at 2:00 p.m. for Homecoming.

HCU then closes out the campaign with a road matchup against Texas A&M-Commerce in Commerce, Texas on Nov. 16 at 1:00 p.m. and the season finale on its home turf at 2:00 p.m. on Nov. 23 against Northwestern State.

The Huskies are coming off a 2023 season in which the program posted its first winning season with a 6-5 overall record and a 4-3 mark in SLC play. The 2023 campaign also produced the first-ever player to be drafted from HCU in third round pick Jalyx Hunt.

2024 HCU FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Date Opponent Location
Aug. 31 at SMU Dallas, Texas
Sept. 7 TARLETON HUSKY STADIUM
Sept. 14 LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN HUSKY STADIUM
Sept. 21 at UTSA San Antonio, Texas
Sept. 28 at Indiana State Terre Haute, Ind.
Oct. 5 *MCNEESE HUSKY STADIUM
Oct. 12 *SOUTHEASTERN HUSKY STADIUM
Oct. 26 *at Stephen F. Austin Nacogdoches, Texas
Nov. 2 *at UIW San Antonio, Texas
Nov. 9 *NICHOLLS HUSKY STADIUM
Nov. 16 *at Texas A&M-Commerce Commerce, Texas
Nov. 23 *NORTHWESTERN STATE HUSKY STADIUM

*Southland Conference game*Southland Conference game