Southern football training camp preview: After sitting out spring practice, Jaguars have extra work to do _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Southern head coach Dawson Odums coaches from the sidelines against Mississippi Valley State, Saturday, Nov. 15, at A.W. Mumford Stadium.

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Southern will open the 2017 football season against Texas-San Antonio in the Alamodome.

The announcement was made in a news release posted on UTSA’s website Tuesday. The game will be played Sept. 2, 2017.

The Roadrunners, coached by former University of Miami head coach Larry Coker, were 4-8 and 3-5 in Conference USA last season.

The Jaguars and the Roadrunners have never played in football.