NORFOLK, Virginia (WAVY) – After a long wait, Old Dominion and James Madison have officially released their 2022 football schedules on Tuesday – each with a full plan for the Sun Belt Conference.
JMU, in its first season on FBS, with a game on ODU on Saturday, November 12, two weeks before Thanksgiving.
ODU also has Sun Belt home games with Arkansas, Marshall and South Georgia, in addition to home games against Virginia Tech (home opening) and Liberty. There are Sun Belt away games in Coastal Carolina, Georgia, the Appalachians and South Alabama, in addition to away games in Virginia (September 17) and East Carolina (September 10).
ODU schedule for 2022
- September 2 – Virginia Tech
- September 10 – East Carolina
- September 17 – Virginia
- September 24 – Arkansas
- October 1 – Freedom
- October 15 – in coastal Carolina
- October 22 – Southern Georgia
- October 29 – in the state of Georgia
- November 5 – Marshal
- November 12 – James Madison
- November 19 – in the state of the Appalachians
- November 26 – in South Alabama
JMU schedule for 2022
- September 3 – Central Tennessee
- September 10 – Norfolk
- September 24 – in the state of the Appalachians
- October 1 – Texas
- October 8 – Arkansas
- October 15 – Georgia Southern
- October 22 – Marshall (return home)
- November 5 – in Louisville
- November 12 – in the ODE
- November 19 – Georgia
- November 26 – Coastal Carolina
Meanwhile, the ODU is still working to exit the Conference USA. The Monarchs are still on CUSA’s football schedule for 2022, but have said they will not play these games. Lawyers for the school and the conference are awaiting a court hearing in court on Tuesday.