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Arkansas State University 2016 football schedule is released

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State's 2016 football schedule has been released and includes six home games and three games scheduled for broadcast.

ASU will open the season Sept. 3 at home against Toledo, followed by road games at Auburn and Utah State on Sept. 10 and 17,

ASU then hosts Central Arkansas on Sept. 24 in the final nonconference game of the season before opening Sun Belt Conference play at home against Georgia Southern on Oct. 5 in a game on ESPN2.

ASU will host South Alabama and Louisiana-Monroe, then travel to Georgia State for a game on ESPNU.

The final home game is Nov. 12 against New Mexico State, then road games at Troy on ESPNU, at Louisiana-Lafayette and at Texas State.

Arkansas State is the defending Sun Belt champions.

2016 ARKANSAS STATE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

SAT., SEPT. 3 vs TOLEDO

Sat., Sept. 10 at Auburn

Sat., Sept. 17 at Utah State

SAT., SEPT. 24 vs. CENTRAL ARKANSAS

WED., OCT. 5 vs GEORGIA SOUTHERN(asterisk)

SAT., OCT. 15 vs SOUTH ALABAMA(asterisk)

SAT., OCT. 29 vs LOUISIANA-MONROE(asterisk)

Thu., Nov. 3, or Fri., Nov. 4 at Georgia State(asterisk)

SAT., NOV. 12 vs NEW MEXICO STATE(asterisk)

Thu., Nov. 17 at Troy(asterisk)

Sat., Nov. 26 at Louisiana-Lafayette(asterisk)

Sat., Dec. 3 at Texas State(asterisk)

(asterisk)Sun Belt Conference game

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