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Kentucky will open the 2022 season with Miami (Ohio)

Already looking ahead to the 2022 season? You’ll be happy to know Kentucky will host the Miami RedHawks in the season opener at Kroger Field on September 3, 2022.

According to, Miami will receive a $1.4 million guarantee for the game. Kentucky and Miami (Ohio) have played each other 13 times, most recently in 2013 when the Cats beat the RedHawks 41-7. Kentucky has a 8-4-1 lead in the series.

Earlier in the week, it leaked out that Kentucky will host Chattanooga in 2021. Here are all the future non-conference opponents that we know of:

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
at Southern Miss vs. Central Michigan vs. Toledo Eastern Michigan Chattanooga Miami (OH)
Eastern Kentucky vs. Murray State at Eastern Michigan
Eastern Michigan vs. Middle Tennessee UT Martin
vs. Louisville at Louisville vs. Louisville


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3 Comments for Kentucky will open the 2022 season with Miami (Ohio)

  1. DennyC
    12:18 pm August 18, 2017 Permalink

    Wow . . . looks really ‘competitive’ minus Louisville. So the objective now is just win SEC games (Vandy, Miss, Ol’Miss) to be bowl eligible???? Smh . . . #Shouldn’tBeAfraid

    • Lip Man 1
      12:29 pm August 18, 2017 Permalink

      Denny: Been that way for years and years.

      That’s a putrid non-conference schedule.

  2. ClutchCargo
    2:41 pm August 18, 2017 Permalink

    Unless you believe your team is a legitimate contender for a playoff spot (ours isn’t), you just need to win games. There’s no shortage of challenges in the 8 conference games. Baby steps.