Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy.
Night kickoff set for Arkansas-San Jose State
San Jose State helmets sit on the football field before an NCAA college football game against Auburn, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Arkansas' home game against San Jose State on Sept. 21 is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be televised by SEC Network, the Southeastern Conference announced Monday.
The Spartans are 1-1 this season and will enter the Arkansas game following an open weekend. San Jose State defeated Northern Colorado 35-18 in its season opener, but lost 34-16 at home to Tulsa on Saturday.
San Jose State, a member of the Mountain West Conference, finished last season with a 1-11 record and was 2-11 in 2017.
The game will be the first ever between the Razorbacks and Spartans.
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