East Tennessee State travel for the first time this 2017 season as they will take on No. 1 James Madison on Saturday night at 6:00 PM EST in Bridgeforth Stadium. Comcast Network will be providing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
Saturday’s game marks the 10th all-time meeting between the two schools. The Dukes lead the series 6-3.
Date and Time: September 9th, 2017 6:00 PM EST
Venue: Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, Virginia
TV: Comcast Network (US)
Online Stream: FuboTV (US Desktop & Mobile) – (Subscription required click here to start your free fuboTV trial and watch now</link>, you can cancel at any time. DVR Available.)
ETSU posted a 31-10 victory over Limestone last Saturday night in the season opener. ETSU had 239 passing yards and 140 rushing yards.
Redshirt junior quarterback Austin Herink completed 16 of his 20 passes for 239 yards making three touchdowns.
Senior Vincent Lowe posted a career high with five receptions while sophomore defensive lineman Nasir Player had a team and career high 10 tackles in that victory.
ETSU seems to have all the ingredients for a bid to the bowl but before that will they able beat No. 1 Madison on Saturday?
No. 1 and the reigning FCS champion James Madison is fresh off a 34-14 win over East Carolina last Saturday night. JMU’s offense piled up over 600 yards of offense in that win which includes 410 yards.
Redshirt senior running back Cardon Jonson notched the school’s second-most rushing yards with 265 with two touchdowns and Marcus Marshall had 88 yards on 10 carries in his JMU debut.
JMU will aim to limit Penalties on Saturday as they were hit with 14 flags, resulting for 172 penalty yards. Most of those penalties took place in the defensive backfield on pass interference infractions.