By Koby Jackson
SAN MARCOS — With a dynamic schedule featuring both non-conference and Sun Belt Conference matchups, the Texas State Bobcats are gearing up for an exciting 2023 football season under the guidance of new head coach GJ Kinne.
The Bobcats will open the season with challenging non-conference games, including away matchups against Baylor and UTSA. These early contests will provide coach Kinne and his team with an opportunity to set the tone for the season and test their mettle against formidable opponents.
Returning home, the Bobcats will face Jackson State and Nevada, showcasing their potential against non-conference rivals on their turf. These games will serve as crucial warm-ups before diving into the intense conference competition.
In the Sun Belt Conference, the Bobcats will take on formidable rivals such as Southern Miss and Louisiana on the road. Kinne’s strategic approach will be put to the test as the team seeks to secure victories in hostile environments.
Home games against ULM, defending Sun Belt Conference champion Troy, and Georgia Southern will be pivotal in determining the Bobcats’ standing in the conference. The home crowd’s support will undoubtedly fuel the team’s determination to secure crucial victories.
A challenging away matchup against Coastal Carolina, known for its high-octane offense, will be a true test of the Bobcats’ defensive capabilities. Kinne’s defensive strategies will be put to the test in containing the Chanticleers’ explosive attack.
The Bobcats will close out their regular season with a road game against Arkansas State before returning home to face South Alabama. These late-season games could prove decisive in shaping the team’s postseason aspirations.
With a promising schedule and a new head coach at the helm, the Texas State Bobcats are ready to make their mark in the Sun Belt Conference and showcase their potential on the national stage. Coach Kinne’s leadership, coupled with the team’s talent and determination, promises an exhilarating football season ahead.
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