For the second time in school history the Central Connecticut football team will play an FBS opponent in 2017. The Blue Devils will kickoff their 11-game schedule with a trip to Syracuse on Friday night, Sept. 1, at 7 p.m. for a game against the Orange in the Carrier Dome. Central last took on an FBS opponent in the 2007 season when they traveled to Western Michigan.
Fans can follow the game several different way, listed below. Football games will not air on New Radio 1410 AM this season. All six home games will be available on NEC Front Row, as well as all NEC road games (the game vs. Sacred Heart will be on ESPN3).