Des Moines — The Drake University football team released its 2022 schedule, head coach Todd Stepsis announced on Wednesday.
The slate features 11 games including eight against Pioneer Football League opponents.
The Bulldogs begin the 2022 season with a test at Missouri Valley Football Conference powerhouse North Dakota State on Saturday (Sept. 3). The Bison are coming off their ninth FCS national championship.
Drake welcomes Missouri S&T in the home opener at Drake Stadium on Sept. 10 before hitting the road to face Idaho of the Big Sky conference on Sept. 17.
Conference action will begin on September 24th.