Tech adds JMU to football schedule in ’10

Staff Report

James Madison and Virginia Tech will play during the 2010 football season, athletics directors at the two universities announced Tuesday.

The game is schedule for Sept. 11 in Blacksburg and will be the seventh series meeting.

On JMU’s slate of 2010 games, the contest with Virginia Tech replaces a scheduled meeting with Virginia Military Institute. Virginia Tech had been scheduled to play Western Michigan Sept. 11, but pushed the game to the 2016 season, allowing Western Michigan to accept an offer to play Notre Dame.

JMU last played Virginia Tech during the 2003 season, and all of the series meetings have taken place in Blacksburg. The teams also met in 1980, 1988, 1991, 1992 and 1999. Virginia Tech has won each of the series games.

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