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Football Adds Michigan to Future Schedules

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
         
Release: November 06, 2012
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Ball State and Michigan have announced the two schools will meet in a football game in 2016 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

"We are looking forward to the opportunity to have our student-athletes experience one of the most historic football stadiums in college football," Ball State athletics director Bill Scholl says.  "This is a perfect fit for our scheduling philosophy as we move forward with the Ball State football program."

The two teams will meet Sept. 24, 2016, in Michigan's final non-conference game of the season.  Michigan is coached by Ball State alum, football letterwinner and former head football coach Brady Hoke.  Hoke played linebacker for the Cardinals from 1977-80, and was Ball State's head coach from 2003-08.

The Cardinals have played Michigan in football one time before with the Wolverines posting a 34-26 victory Nov. 4, 2006, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Ball State's upcoming non-conference opponents are as follows:

2013
Thurs., Aug. 29 - ILLINOIS STATE
Sat., Sept. 7 - ARMY
Sat., Sept. 14 - at North Texas
Sat. Oct. 5 - at Virginia

2014
Sat., Aug. 30 - at Illinois State
Sat., Sept. 5 - at Iowa
Sat., Oct. 4 - at Army
Sat., Oct. 25 - COLGATE

2015
Sat., Sept. 5 - VMI
Sat., Sept. 12 - MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE
Sat., Sept. 26 - at Northwestern

2016
Thurs., Sept. 1 - at Middle Tennessee State
Sat., Sept. 10 - at Indiana
Sat., Sept. 24 - at Michigan

NOTE:  Home games in ALL CAPS

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