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Sun Belt Announces 2023 Football Cross-Divisional Opponents

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Last Updated on January 5, 2023 12:46 pm

NEW ORLEANS — The Sun Belt Conference announced the cross-divisional opponents for the 2023 football season on Thursday. 

The Sun Belt is coming off a 2022 campaign in which it defeated four autonomy five programs, hosted ESPN’s College GameDay for the second time in conference history and produced a conference-record seven Bowl Season participants. 

Each of the conference’s 14 programs plays one home game and one away game against a cross-divisional foe each season—and will play every team in the opposite division at least once every four years. 

In addition to the two cross-divisional matchups, Sun Belt members play six divisional games annually, fostering regional rivalries amongst divisional foes. 

This divisional and regional model led to a number of record-setting crowds during the 2022 campaign—the Sun Belt’s first as a 14-member football conference. 

The complete 2023 Sun Belt football schedule, including play dates, will be released by no later than March 1, 2023. 

SUN BELT EAST DIVISION
App State
vs. Southern Miss
at ULM

Coastal Carolina
vs. Texas State
at Arkansas State

Georgia Southern
vs. ULM
at Texas State

Georgia State
vs. Troy
at Louisiana

James Madison
vs. South Alabama
at Troy

Marshall
vs. Arkansas State
at South Alabama

Old Dominion
vs. Louisiana
at Southern Miss

SUN BELT WEST DIVISION
Arkansas State
vs. Coastal Carolina
at Marshall

Louisiana
vs. Georgia State
at Old Dominion

ULM
vs. App State
at Georgia Southern

South Alabama
vs. Marshall
at James Madison

Southern Miss
vs. Old Dominion
at App State

Texas State
vs. Georgia Southern
at Coastal Carolina

Troy
vs. James Madison
at Georgia State

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