McNeese to face BYU, host five Southland teams in 2018
(STATS) - McNeese will be a motivated team during its 2018 schedule which was announced Wednesday.
The Cowboys went 9-2 in coach Lance Guidry's second season this past year, but did not receive an at-large bid to the FCS playoffs. They'll be expected to challenge for the Southland Conference title and its automatic bid during the 11-game schedule in 2018.
Highlighting the schedule are a Sept. 22 game at BYU and five conference games at Cowboy Stadium against Nicholls (Sept. 15), Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 29), Abilene Christian (Oct. 6), defending champ Central Arkansas (Oct. 27) and Lamar (Nov. 17).
2018 McNeese Schedule
Sept. 1, at Northern Colorado
Sept. 8, at Houston Baptist*
Sept. 15, Nicholls*
Sept. 22, at BYU
Sept. 29, Stephen F. Austin*
Oct. 6, Abilene Christian*
Oct. 20, at Incarnate Word*
Oct. 27, Central Arkansas* (Homecoming)
Nov. 3, at Southeastern Louisiana*
Nov. 10, at Northwestern State*
Nov. 17, Lamar*
* - Southland Conference game