JMU football schedule announced for 2021 spring season

Published: Oct. 27, 2020 at 10:29 AM EDT
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The schedule for James Madison’s 2021 spring football season has been announced.

The Dukes are scheduled to play eight games: two non-conference contests and six conference games. JMU’s six conference games will be played in three home-and-home series against Richmond, William & Mary, and Elon. The Colonial Athletic Association will use a divisional format for the spring season with seven teams in the North Division and four teams in the South Division.

JMU Football Schedule - 2021 Spring Season

Saturday, February 20 - vs. Morehead State

Saturday, February 27 - vs. Robert Morris

Saturday, March 6 - at Elon

Saturday, March 13 - vs. William & Mary

Saturday, March 20 - vs. Richmond

Saturday, March 27 - at William & Mary

Saturday, April 3 - at Richmond

Saturday, April 10 - vs. Elon

JMU, Elon, William & Mary, and Richmond make up the CAA South Division. UAlbany, Delaware, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Stony Brook and Villanova make up the CAA North Division. The team with the best overall conference record will earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Football Championship. Should the divisional champions finish with the same conference record, a tie-breaking procedure will be used to determine the automatic qualifier.

To see the full CAA football schedule for the 2021 spring season, click here.

As for attendance and ticket information, JMU released the following information:

“If available, tickets for the spring football season will be sold on a single-game basis with access being determined by Duke Club priority and season-ticket holder status. Additionally, a limited number of free tickets would also be available for current JMU students to reserve. Other information, including on-sale dates and priority deadlines, will be made available once fan capacity at Bridgeforth Stadium is confirmed.”

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