It's an important weekend for the ASUN!!
Battle of Ranked Conference Teams Headlines @ASUN_Football Week Four Schedule
ATLANTA - All six ASUN Conference Football teams are in action on Saturday highlighted by the first head-to-head meeting of league squad's in the inaugural season as No. 23/RV Austin Peay hosts No. 16/20 Eastern Kentucky while Kennesaw State and North Alabama also make home appearances. Jacksonville State and Central Arkansas are both playing in their third consecutive road games.
The Govs and Colonels not only open the ASUN Conference schedule this weekend but also feature a matchup between nationally-ranked squads with top 15-ranked offenses for APSU's Homecoming. The Owls make their home debut against Wofford in search of their first win after a bye week. The Bears look to build on their first win as they pay a visit to Southeast Missouri while the Lions look to return to the win column when they host Tarleton State. Following their first loss of the season, the Gamecocks look to rebound when they travel to Louisiana to take on Nicholls.
Game of the Week
#23/RV Austin Peay vs. #16/20 Eastern Kentucky | Sept. 24 | 3 PM CT | ESPN+
The first head-to-head ASUN Football contest of the inaugural season kicks off Saturday pitting a pair of nationally-ranked opponents against each other. No. 23/RV Austin Peay makes its conference debut hosting longtime rival No. 16/20 Eastern Kentucky for Homecoming in Clarksville. The Colonels (44.3 ppg) and Govs (39.8 ppg) both feature high-powered offenses that rank sixth and 13th nationally in scoring, respectively. APSU's defense has also held its last three opponents out of the endzone.
What to Watch For
*The victor in the Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky game will take the early lead in the ASUN standings and both teams enter the tilt with win streaks
*Central Arkansas, after earning its first win of the year, looks to start a streak when it visits Southeast Missouri for the squad's third consecutive road game
*Following a week off with a bye, Kennesaw State seeks its first victory when it welcomes Wofford to Fifth Third Bank Stadium for the Owls' home opener
UCA at Southeast Missouri (9/24; 2 PM CT - ESPN+)
JSU at Nicholls (9/24; 3 PM CT)
KSU vs. Wofford (9/24; 6 PM ET - ESPN+)
UNA vs. Tarleton State (9/24; 6 PM CT - ESPN+)