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A-State Football Accepts Cure Bowl Invitation

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Arkansas State University

JONESBORO, Ark. (12/4/16) – The Arkansas State Athletics Department announced Sunday that its Sun Belt Conference champion football team has accepted an official invitation to play in the 2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl presented by Florida Hospital on Dec. 17 at 4:30 p.m. (CT), when it will face American Athletic Conference member UCF.

Johnathan Reaves, KASU News

 Arkansas State University's Head Football Coach Blake Anderson says his team needs to make huge improvements, especially defensively, to get ready for Friday night's game on the road against Utah State.  Click on the Listen button to hear this week's press conference.    

Brandon Tabor, KASU News

    The first game of the year takes place on a Friday night as the Arkansas State University Red Wolves host the Toledo Rockets in a game that will take place on ESPNU.  Listen to Coach Blake Anderson's comments here.  

Arkansas State University

  The Arkansas State University Red Wolves will play 4 games against the Memphis Tigers in a home-and-home series beginning in 2020.

A-State announced Monday the two teams will alternate venues, reviving A-State's longest running series against any opponent in school history.  Since 1914, A-State has played Memphis 57 times.  The last time the two teams faced off was in 2013 when A-State visited Memphis.

The press release and full schedule can be read below:

In a news conference yesterday, Gus Malzahn was introduced as the new head football coach at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

Several Sources are reporting that Arkansas native Gus Malzahn will become the next head football coach at Arkansas State University.  University officials have called a news conference for 3:30 this afternoon at the Convocation Center to make the announcement.  Malzahn comes to ASU from Auburn, where he has been the offensive coordinator.  He also spent two years at Tulsa.  He spent 2006 at the University of Arkansas as offensive coordinator.  He was also a high school coach in the state, winning three championships.  Malzahn was the 2010 Broyles Award Winner as the nation’s top assistant