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Penn State Pencils Series With Auburn for 2021-22 Seasons

Another marquee non-conference opponent is added to Penn State’s future schedules.

Birmingham Bowl - Auburn v Memphis Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The Penn State Athletic Department announced it will begin a home and home series with the Auburn Tigers. This will be the first regular season meeting with Auburn. The previous two meetings were a 43-14 Nittany Lion win in the 1996 Outback Bowl, and an Auburn win in the 2003 Capital One Bowl. Auburn will visit Beaver Stadium on September 18, 2021, and the Nittany Lions return the trip to Jordan-Hare Stadium on September 17, 2022.

The AD also announced games against Buffalo in 2019 and Ball State in 2021. This will be the fourth meeting between Buffalo and Penn State, while the Ball State game will mark the first meeting between the two teams.

With the addition of Buffalo, the schedules through the 2019 season are now complete. Here’s what the upcoming OOC schedules will look like:


Sept 2, vs Akron
Sept 9, vs Pitt
Sept 16, vs Georgia State


Sept 1, vs Appalachian State
Sept 8, at Pitt
Sept 15, vs Kent State


Aug 31, vs Idaho
Sept 7, vs Buffalo
Sept 14, vs Pitt