We’re In! SLU to Host FAMU in Opening Round of FCS Playoffs

Published 10:02 am Monday, November 22, 2021

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For the fourth time in school history, the Southeastern Louisiana University football team will compete in the FCS Playoffs, hosting Florida A&M at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27 in Strawberry Stadium.

The Lions (8-3) earned one of the 13 at-large bids in the 24-team field that was announced on Sunday on ESPNU and will host its fourth playoff game. SLU previously made postseason appearances in 2013, 2014 and 2019. The winner of the SLU-FAMU first round game will travel to face third-seeded James Madison at 1 p.m. (Central) on Saturday, Dec. 4 in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Season ticket holders, as well as faculty and staff will have until Tuesday at 4 p.m. to purchase their tickets through the Southeastern Athletics Ticket Office. Starting Wednesday at 9 a.m., the remaining allotment will be made available to the public.

Ticket office hours this week will be Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Southeastern Athletics Ticket Office number is (985) 549-5466 and the office is located on the first floor of West Stadium.

Prices for Saturday’s contest are as follows:
– Chairbacks: $40
– Reserved bench: $26
– Student tickets (ID required): $8 *restricted section

– Student companion: $13

Saturday’s first round playoff game will be televised on ESPN+ and can be heard in the Hammond area on Kajun 107.1 FM, The Highway 104.7 FM and The Boss 103.7 FM/1400 AM, as well as online at www.kajun107.net.

For ticket information, contact the Southeastern Athletics Ticket Office at (985) 549-5466 or visit www.LionSports.net. Southeastern will continue offering mobile ticketing as the primary source for securing tickets for the 2021-22 season. All tickets will be available via e-mail or text message in a PDF format for fans to download on their phone or print at home. Tickets can also be downloaded to Apple Wallet.

For more information on Southeastern Football, follow @LionUpFootball and @Coach_Scelfo on Twitter, like /lionupathletics on Facebook and subscribe to the SLUathletics YouTube channel.


Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the football program are encouraged to join the Touchdown Club. Lion football alums are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is restricted to Southeastern athletic letter winners.

All membership fees and donations to both the Touchdown Club and S Club (football) are available for the exclusive use of the Southeastern football program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at laa@southeastern.edu or (985) 549-5091 or visiting www.LionUp.com.


Southeastern Athletics instituted a clear bag policy for all ticketed events, effective with the start of the 2018 football season. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit www.LionSports.net/clear.

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