The first meeting between the Aggies and Blazers is scheduled for Sept. 3, 2020, at Legion Field. UAB then makes the return trip to Aggie Memorial Stadium in 2025 for a Sept. 6 battle. NM State and UAB’s meeting in 2020 will be the first time both programs take the field against one another.
New Mexico State is set to open its 2019 schedule with a pair of road contests. The Aggies kick-off the 2019 season in Pullman, Wash., against Washington State (Aug. 31) followed by the defending National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide on Sept. 7.